Dovefromabove


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Oh come on!

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 09:29
aym280 says:

Dove: That's lovely. I haven't got that one. Always want one.  


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 The garden was going through a mid-summer lull and we were having friends around for the day - eating in the garden etc - I decided to treat myself and bought that brilliant begonia and one of those bright vermillion flamboyant rosette-type ones that looks like a Spanish dancer's dress - it sits on the water butt outside the back door in an artistic post-modern ironic sort of a way.  I also bought one of those dark leaved bright scarlet impatiens for the big table on the terrace outside the studio - that way when you look at the garden the eye travels around in a triangle from one splash of vibrant colour to another, a bit like you construct a painting.  The impatiens is fabulous in the lowering evening light as the luminosity of the colour seems to float in the air.  


All that colour, coupled with the perfume of a pot of big blowsy oriental lilies, has made our normally quite sedate  garden into a bit of a vamp at the moment 

Last edited: 03 August 2016 09:31:47

Plant ID

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 08:03

I Think verbascum is a strong probability. 

Last edited: 03 August 2016 08:05:16

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Posted: 03/08/2016 at 07:52

I got my own coffee. OH was eating his porridge 

Oh come on!

Posted: 03/08/2016 at 07:47

Begonias are gorgeous used in the right way



They can provide a great accent of colour if used with style and flair   

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Posted: 03/08/2016 at 07:38

Good morning all 


I'm still in bed and am still waiting for my second coffee - have I been forgotten? 


The sky is brightening outside and there are patches of blue up there!


have a good trip Lesley :)

Last edited: 03 August 2016 07:40:21

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Posted: 02/08/2016 at 23:19

 Sweet dreams all ...

Plum tree

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 21:26

I've never known plums to do very well in containers, and this very well regarded site is also of the same opinion


http://www.orangepippintrees.co.uk/articles/growing-fruit-trees-in-pots-and-containers 


I hope that's of help. 

Mystery fruit bush, can any help?

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 19:52

Righty ho!  I've got some canes potted up, but I'll do a few more 

Mystery fruit bush, can any help?

Posted: 02/08/2016 at 19:01

Do you want some Polka autumn fruiting raspberry canes Nut?  You can have some the next time I fly over your way 

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Posted: 02/08/2016 at 13:51

BL ((hugs)) 

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