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Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:19
KEF wrote (see
http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/38056.jpg?width=350

 Love this shot, KEF, gorgeous in its simplicity.

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:12
Fairygirl wrote (see)

Lovely David 

 

Thanks, FG.....the slideshow would have had about a dozen or so likewise.....will try another day.

Geoff was on another level for me. I can honestly say that walking around Barnsdale one could almost sense the great man's presence...the birds are finger tame.

Beautiful place!

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:03

....or

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Barnsdale/DSCN0372.jpg

 

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 16:00

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Barnsdale/DSCN0362.jpg

 

Thanks, KEF.....tad irritating.

Not sure what month, Fidget, but it was a hot day, so I would guess June/July.

This shot from the same file indicates how sunny it was.

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 15:50

Something not working, can't get the link to activate.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 15:43

Look away now, those who may have seen this.

http://s27.photobucket.com/user/DavidKnapper/slideshow/Barnsdale

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 13:54
Forester2 wrote (see)

Here here Verdun - he was my inspiration too and I often re-read the books I have that he wrote on gardening.  Is Barnsdale open to the public?

Yes, it is open to the public, Forester....that's when I took that pic.

I would offer to post a slideshow of my visit, but as I've posted it before, I'm cautious not to bore peeps.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 13:48

Whilst being relieved that Brumbull has finally been zapped, I think we should remain vigilant. It's all too simple to slip back again with a new identity...I've seen it many times in the past.

One thing they find difficult to change is their posting style i.e. composition, punctuation & grammar...after numerous bans, this let Grid Gardener down every time.

I reckon some of us  could have BB sussed after his first sentence.

Camera Corner

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 12:27

A monument to the sainted Geoff Hamilton in his beloved Barnsdale garden.

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c186/DavidKnapper/Barnsdale/DSCN0378.jpg

 

Growmore

Posted: 22/02/2014 at 11:36

Hi, Mags....*Growmore is a general balanced fertilizer and is intended to address all three nutriment requirements of the soil. It has a NPK rating of 7-7-7, translated means 7 equal parts of Nitrogen (leaf growth) phosphates (root growth) and potash (fruit & flowers) application is usually in soil preparation for a new planting/sowing.  

*Growmore (then known as National Growmore) was introduced by the government during WW2 as part of the nation's 'Dig for Victory' campaign.  

I do use it sometimes, but prefer it in the liquid form these days.

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