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Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 17:05

Verd I'm starting to look like Popeye. If I find myself thinking about getting a pipe I'll know I've crossed a line....

Singy shame about your spuds. I think I might get some foxgloves for front border to give  a bit of height between the other shrubbier plants especially as they're quite small just now. The pix of your lovely white ones recently have made my mind up for me! 


Posted: 23/06/2013 at 16:33

Matty if we keep on at him long enough he'll put some pix on! 


Posted: 23/06/2013 at 16:28

You're good Dove! Can you come and do my dinner too? I'll lend you my wings...

I'll have to go and get something for it as the cupboards are a bit bare. If the rain doesn't stop persisting down I might have to do food shopping...

Is it a day Lily?

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 16:17

They could be Annie. Day lilies are mostly taller I htink but there are dwarf varieties. A pic would help if you can manage it 

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 16:15

Thank you art and Singy. Very kind. It's sadly about the only thing growing in my garden just now...

OK I'm exaggerating a bit!

Pouring here now but it softens the ground up for me- been like concrete here so I don't know why I'm having to mix it for the posts! 


Posted: 23/06/2013 at 16:06

Skanky here too and had my sister on phone for hours just when I came in for lunch  -so I'm eating it now......I know I's after 4pm 

Matty I read your post about your poor rose - I didn't read it properly -thought it was called Summer Snog!!!!

Dove the trouble with my wings is that it's the same as for bees- they don't work too well in the wet 

Climbing plant for arch

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 11:35

I thought I posted here earlier and said the same as you Dove! Can't have pressed submit...

Taylor's is a lovely and very informative site.

Gareth - I also suggested roses, sweet peas and honeysuckle depending on budget and whether scent was a priority. Lots of Clematis are flowering just now so you can go to GCs and nurseries and see them 'in the flesh' too. Or did you want something evergreen so that the arch is hidden all year round?


Posted: 23/06/2013 at 11:24

A little reward goes a long way Dove 

Like sempervivums too - I split some earlier this year  (Rubrum) and they're growing away like mad. Was just taking a look at them yesterday. 

I really should go out and start cutting these posts down and digging the new holes but my body's protesting a bit 

The one I did yesterday isn't going anywhere! Nice and solid 

Just like my bingo wings...

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 11:18

nut's right re the Sambucus Birdy - no Triffid-style monster fortunately - just a lovely shrub!

Lovely foliage on them - if you like finely cut Acers you'd probably like these. Similar 'feel' to them.

Summer has arrived

Posted: 23/06/2013 at 11:06
chicky wrote (see)

Was about to go and eat breakfast!!

sorry chick...

That'll teach you to have a lie in..!

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