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Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 19:39

 Sorry, pic and names together in one post ....

Landgirl, Dove, Panda, Nutcutlet, Artjak 

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 19:18

Yes, with the hat on - that's Panda 

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 18:59

 Sorry, here we are 

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 18:52

Hello - I'm home too   Lovely day, lovely flowers and shrubs and trees, lovely company, lovely sandwich - boring cake but my Foodie Friend went to the cafeteria management and explained that a Lemon Drizzle cake should contain both lemon and drizzle and ours had neither - we expect improvement next time



 Examples of different snowdrops.






 Snowdrops and aconites






 There were more hellebores than you could shake a stick at 






 Friendly Forkers 

Landgirl, Dove, Panda, Nutcutlet and Artjak

Don't know why I'm pulling a strange face  


Posted: 09/02/2014 at 08:53

Good morning Verdun  Glad you're still in one piece

Good old Taxus - as flexible as anything - not for nothing were they used to make the English Long Bow 

How's Spike's  eye?  Is he fully recovered?


Posted: 09/02/2014 at 08:48

Good morning Panda 

I'll just finish my coffee and then start to get ready 


BL - I used to live near Aldeburgh, and as soon as I heard that they would be staging PG on the beach I was determined to be there - to hear Britten's music with the sea and the gulls was amazing, a once in a lifetime experience.  

My son  and DL live close to Aldeburgh so I can usually stay there and get to see a few things at the Festival and other events at Snape Maltings each year - such a wonderful venue 

Blank Canvas!

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 08:31

Hi Daryl 

I can't think of any reason why you shouldn't grow these in the same bed, treating it as a sort of potager.  Which way does the wall face? What variety of clematis are you thinking of?

My concern would be for the roots of the clematis, as there'll obviously be some harvesting and replanting of kale and garlic etc don't plant them too close to the clematis to avoid disturbing it's roots.  

Have you thought of growing the Italian kale, Cavolo Nero?  It's absolutely delicious and looks much more attractive (I think) than the usual curly kale so would suit your potager style of gardening


I need new secateurs

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 07:59

Felco are a well-known and reliable brand 

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 09/02/2014 at 07:44



Posted: 09/02/2014 at 07:43

Good morning all   

It's been absolutely tipping it down all night here in Norfolk, but the forecast is for bight spells for our Snowdrop Walk, but very blustery .  Actually  the rain has stopped and it is brightening up already 

BL - Rusalka!!!!! Wonderful, I just love the music but have never seen it performed - the live screenings are a brilliant idea - now that I have time for such things I must keep an eye on the forthcoming stuff at the cinema.  My last opera was Peter Grimes performed on the beach at Aldeburgh last summer - an amazing experience. 

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