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Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 12:14

BTW, Mrs Garden, my nasturtiums are smaller than yours. It was the cold spring, I suppose.

MOB rants

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 12:11

I'm sure we all hope your father makes a full recovery, Maud, and that you manage to have a rest. Please do let us know how he gets on.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 10:21

So sorry about this, Maud. Glad he pulled through.

Have a nice time, Matty. Sounds like a good day out. Cheltenham has some nice shops.

Rain has stopped, so I'm going out to do more potting on and try to extend the automatic watering system before we go to visit family on Saturday.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 10:17

Here are some pics of my tiny pride and joy. (The garden I mean, of course.)

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Sorry about this being on its side - the technology defeated me. This rose is gorgeous this year. It was gift and I've lost the name.

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 Here's one side of the front garden.

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Part of the back garden - the lawn is now gone and I'm planting it as a herbaceous border. The plant in the foreground is an inula - it didn't do well in the ground so I tried it in a pot. It will be six feet tall later, with yellow flowers.

 

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 I bought this rose as an unnamed plant but I think it is gorgeous. Think it is probably an earlier English rose.

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This is rosa banksiae at 3 years old! I'm beginning to think of it as the triffid!

 

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Just an aquilegia that took my fancy.

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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 09:33

Good point, KEF!!! Now I know why I can't stop at one! God doesn't want me to!!! Best news I've heard all year!

A Cautionary Tale .....

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 09:31

BB, glad to be of help!

BTW, summer flowering heathers have to have acid soil, winter flowering heathers do not mind more neutral or alkaline soil. I can only grow the latter.

Clematis called john paul

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 08:42

I've had this one. It is quite tall and tends only to flower at the top unless you spread it out. Maybe it is still putting on some height.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 08:36

Morning, everyone.

FG, the 'one won't hurt' philosophy is the reason I waddle! I just never stop at one!

 

MOB rants

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 22:21

Welcome, James. Hope it isn't the last time we hear from you.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 22:15

FG Naughty girl!

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