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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 10:31

I bought a small plant last spring Katherine (about 12" in a 4 or 5" pot) - potted it into one of those deep plastic pots you see clems in, and then planted it out last autumn. It was well fed about a month ago and that's the result now. It's around 3 or 4 feet on both directions and covered in buds. 

asparagus or weed?

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 10:26

ice said:


" crocus and opinion sets" 

I have enough 'opinions' of my own without growing any more sets of them ice....

Great bargains! 


Posted: 21/06/2015 at 10:23

You could always buy one of the stalker's/estate worker cottages WW but you'd need a 4 wheel drive for the winter to get in and out when there's several feet of snow!  Oh - and it's a two hour drive north east from where I am! 

Thought for a moment it was the cat that was the planter....should have gone to Specsavers...


Posted: 21/06/2015 at 10:14

I just don't do nuffink WW.....

Glen Tilt is rather beautiful - nicer than the actual mountain which is a fairly dull, heather covered slope with a load of scree on top. But - the woodland on the way there is covered with wild garlic and cow parsley just now. There are oyster catchers, skylarks, sandpipers, wheatears, pipits and a river  full of huge rocks scoured by  the water tumbling down. Have I sold it to you? 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 09:40

Yes Katherine - I've always wanted it and never got round to it in any of my previous gardens. It's slightly redder than it appears in the pic - but it's full of velvety and luscious gorgeousness  

Flower or Weed?

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 09:37

I have some at the back corner of the garden but it's on the outside next to the road and amongst the pine tree and conifer etc so impossible to get at. On the plus side - it can't really get into the main part of the garden 

Keep an eye on the foxglove as paulk2 says or it could become a nuisance.


Posted: 21/06/2015 at 09:33

WW - a big stone urn/long planter and either alpines or a specimen shrub depending on which one it is. Or a timber equivalent.

Don't think I'll win the prize...

I'll have to go and sort myself out and go to the cemetery and catch up on h****work.  Legs/feet are sore (that's what I get for adding an extra 5 miles along the glen)  but how can you not when it looks like this


Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 08:11

Lovely pix from everyone again. That's a really pretty view from your door Frit  

Took a couple of my Chrysographes Irises a couple of days ago.They're in with Clematis Niobe against my 'screen'. The clematis winds in and out and looks very nice from the other side as well



Posted: 21/06/2015 at 07:31

Morning all - no time to catch up here last night, didn't get home till half nine after a mammoth day's walking. I was slightly weary.... 

Weather stayed fair, lots of lovely wildlife, and the sun even came out at times!  

Lovely pic Liri - you must be very proud of such a lovely girl. They look very happy.  I'm giving my two a couple of one way tickets to Gretna Green...

Glad it all went well with little chicklet chicky 

We've had some rain overnight and everything looks very green. I'll have a look round to see what I've missed. 

Happy Father's Day to all the dads on here. 


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 07:14

Have a great day fidget - love to you both and keeping fingers crossed for a sunny dry day xx

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