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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 12/02/2016 at 08:31

Dry and bright this morning but cold.  I must get to the shops today as the weather is set to get even colder tomorrow.  The green wheelie bin has been emptied so that is a temptation to start filling it up again.  Still a lot of tidying to do.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 20:36

Yes it is TY GWRS,  I have enjoyed some TV tonight.  There may even be snow in Bristol this weekend so I plan to go to the shops tomorrow.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 14:17

Just had new list of plants for sale from Secret Gardening Club and ordered 3 plants of Sedum telephium and 3 of Erigeron karvinskianus - six perennials for £6,83, P&P free.  Cannot be beaten.  Will be with me in a few days via Royal Mail.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 13:39

Oh dear I hope her TV room is soundproof for the neighbour's sake!   I have not found any tinnyness on the TV or Radio or my laptop.  Only place I notice a difference is where there is running water like in the toilet!   

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 10:18

The ground is frozen hard in the garden but I might do some tidying up as the frost will be toppling the stems of last year's flowers now.  The sun is shining and the birds ar hungry so I took them some scraps and will take out some hot water soon as all the bird baths are frozen.  Took a few pictures but too cold on the hands to be out for long.





My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 09:42

Perhaps this spell of cold weather will kill off some of the germs flying around, flumpy.  He could try an old fashioned remedy- a little ball of butter rolled in sugar and placed on back of tongue to slide down throat slowly.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/02/2016 at 08:39

Brrr it is white grass and roofs this morning and still only-2 degrees so will be some time before I can venture out.  I did enjoy the television last night with my refreshed hearing aids.  It is so good to hear the presenters and actors not speaking as if they had a big plum in their mouth.  Such a pretty Scandinavian inspired bedroom the winning designer created on the Interior Design Challenge last night, though the Batman bedroom delighted the little boy who was the recipient.  I was sitting willing the judges to put both of them through to the next stage but my 'fluence didn't get through this time.  The children and I used to wave our hands at the screen and shout 'fluence, 'fluence at it to get our team to play better .  Great jubilation when it worked!I think I must try it on the frost to get it to melt.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 13:17

Yes they are very sweet, Verdun.  Post has just arrived with a new right hearing aid from the clinic and new connector for my left one in case that is needed - exactly one week since I went to the surgery for help as I could not use the telephone to get any.  That is amazing and very efficient of the clinic and the post office - all for the price of two 2nd class stamps and my having the savvy to use snail mail rather than get someone else to come in office hours to ring the clinic or ring the local hospital for an appointment with the audiologist.  I think I could save the NHS millions with some of my ideas.  I have now turned down the TV and radio from max and looking forward to going out in the garden and singing with the birds.  Happy, happy, Marion today.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 11:37

Three doronicums and three anthemis,Verdun.  It is fine weather for gardening.  I have filled up the green wheeliebin mostly with twigs I have picked up from the paths in the Butterfly garden and spinney blown down by Imogen and now in for some coffee before I tackle the planting. 


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/02/2016 at 08:32

Oh dear flumpy.  Good job it is a fast day today - Ash Wednesday.  But you are sure to work it off in the garden.  We too have a few days of fine weather forecast but cold through the night so no doubt the greenhouse heater will switch itself on in the conservatory.  I hope to fill up the green wheeliebin today ready for emptying on Friday.   The sun is just appearing and we have broken cloud so blue sky here and there.  If the soil is dry enough I will try to plant another six perennial plants.

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