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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 07:07

Thanks all for your lovely comments.  Really enjoying seeing your pics too. Thanks for sharing.....keep them coming

Victoria - i have only recently discovered lythrums - they are fab aren't they

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Posted: 22/07/2014 at 07:03

Have a great time Panda.  I've been out watering too, Woody - didn't have time last night as work has got a bit manic.  Lovely and fresh out there at this time though

Mouse has nibbled through covering of super heavy duty hose - now not so super heavy duty, and more reminiscent of the Trevi fountain

Later peeps

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Posted: 21/07/2014 at 08:21

Go for it Mrs G - we're right behind you.  Fingers crossed your ankle is easily sorted OL.

Right, hi ho, hi ho, and all that

 

 

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Posted: 21/07/2014 at 07:18

Just seen the same article Dove.  Can't believe places not 50 miles from here had torrential rain enough to flood, yet we were basking in sunshine with not a drop -strange weather

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Posted: 20/07/2014 at 20:01

Got everything done in the end - two problem areas now look very tidy.  Pleased but xhausted.  And work again tomorrow - would love another couple of days in the garden

Look after that ankle OL - sounds nasty.  Think i might go and get cleaned up before i slump for the evening - have a good one all

Oh btw - a week with a peanut feeder hanging by my sweetpeas and the aphids are gone - isn't nature clever

Cottage garden borders and floppy perennials

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 19:46

Love those borders NL

Cottage garden borders and floppy perennials

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 16:33

Helianthus lemon queen gets to 8ft and needs no staking - one for the back.  I also never need to stake my phlox, which stand 3-4 ft proud on their own.  A couple of judiciously placed shrub roses are good for things to flop on to.  Plus heleniums, echinaceas and shasta daisies all hold their own pretty well.  

I have to stake my delphiniums, oriental poppies and peonies, but not much else.

hope that helps

Dahlias as cut flowers

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 16:22

Thats the way   - fantastic flowers there

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Posted: 20/07/2014 at 16:20

Lizzie 

Meant to say - there is a thread called Perennials taking over all about gardening in France that you might want to take a look at - about 3 pages back now.

not sharing a dungarees pic

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Posted: 20/07/2014 at 16:09

All this talk of frocks - i'm in dungarees with the legs chopped off to make them into shorts.  Very fetching. Chicklets bundle me into a cupboard if anyone comes to the door 

Too hot to garden - got the first bit done, but the second will have to wait til this evening.  Good load of stuff for the compost heap generated already.

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