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Posted: 22/04/2015 at 06:36

Sorry about your knee Clari - treat it gently for a bit.   Wots on the list ??


Posted: 22/04/2015 at 06:27

Morning peeps

Enjoy garden visiting Lizzie - looks like another glorious day for it.  Hope its somewhere with lots of tulips and blossom.  Happy Green Bin Yvie

Heading off on a course today - back tomorrow nicely whilst I am away

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/04/2015 at 21:21

Lovely blossom and tulips Runny and Frit.  And what a show lyn.  And your place is really coming on ighten

Will have to investigate flames of passion David And thats not a phrase I often use with people I don't know very well


Posted: 21/04/2015 at 21:01

Lesley - I cover everything up if the forecast is 5 or below - we are in a frost pocket so often get blitzed when the surrounding area escapes.  All tucked snugly away now

Glad you had such a good time Dove.  Once spent a frustrating couple of hours stuck in traffic in Stamford, heading for the A1.  I did think what a lovely place it looked though.  Probably should have parked up, wandered round and waited for the traffic to subside, but I was still 3 hours from home so I "persevered"

Uplifting tales of blossom.  My amelanchier is going for it for the first time (year 3), and my two new amanagowas have obliged with blossom.  It is lovely....thankyou Yvie and Matty for the recommendation

Got to go away tomorrow - yukkity yukk yukk (that's a Hosta-ism)

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/04/2015 at 06:31

Do i spot a "bells bank" David? of my favourites


Posted: 21/04/2015 at 06:29

Morning Winter  Another beautiful day dawning ....enjoy working in your little bit of paradise (can say that with conviction, having seen your pics on the other thread)

seem to have escaped the frost again - my pieris is still a-flaming

No singing endorphins here might work for me, but others are less than appreciative of my efforts

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 22:52

Looks fabulous Wintersong must be so pleased that all that planning paid off  Love your great bowl of tulips too - fantastic colour.

Small cucumbers. And pumpkins.

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 06:50

A great mini cucumber is minimunch - but it is the fruits that are mini, not the plant.


Posted: 20/04/2015 at 06:47

Morning peeps  Blue skies here, with a hint of frost.  Just been to the GH, and my seedlings are looking good - glad I had them all under their own cosy lids though.

and now....tea needed, before the weeks chaos begins in earnest


Posted: 19/04/2015 at 20:15

Sounds like a great break pdoc - gardens, plant talk and wine

All my seedlings are now pricked out and in GH ......covered, as its forecast 2 here tonight.

chicklet has just gone off to pick up chinese .....there are advantages of her driving

Happy planning MrsG

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