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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:08

A few more pics from me - i was having a bit of a fruit day ...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/59004.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

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 Thought i might try and create something like this with my house leeks

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 21:04

the sculpture was lovely - made of glass, something like £150 per leaf.  I thought maybe half a dozen ....

Forester - the twig arrangement they talked about on GQT is not in place yet - it'll be in the walled garden once the summer bedding goes over.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 06:35

Morning all

Still recovering from yesterdays excitement.  Have to pack a bag as have a conference in Oxford that means an overnight stay - if the place has wi-fi i will check back in this evening.  Staying in one of the Oxford colleges - one of the old ones with quads and spires and everything.  Will play at Brideshead Revisited for 24hours ... Or was it Chariots of Fire??

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 23:10

Welcome back OL 

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:30

Lily - there is one (we accosted an unsuspecting gentleman to be chief photographer) - but they are on Beaus camera....so will have to wait til tues ...

It's my birthday

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:23

 Recognised Mr Chips, but didn't know his name

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:09

They are lovely lovely lovely ....... not an axe in sight

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 21:06

Beau's doing the best of the photos (on Tues, when she has time to get them on to her laptop) - in the meantime, i have a few to share here.

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 Glasshouse borders, courtesy of Piet Oudolph, were looking wonderful

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plus, loads of fruit in the orchards

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 And does anyone know what this is??  Bit like scabious, but very tall

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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 20:52

Oh Panda - thats taken you ages

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 20:19

Back too - wonderful day, wonderful gardens and truly wonderful company.  Funny how people you meet for the first time feel like such old friends.  Looking forward to doing it again v soon

Oh, and Panda, your echinaceas are called Tiki Torch  - i bet Verdun's got them in his garden.

my heathers (potless plugs, but a bargain) have just been planted up by moonlight

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