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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 16/09/2015 at 09:15

Me too GWRS.  The autumn colours are so cheerful and warming.  Michaelmas daisies are opening their buds now.  And I have never seen such a crop of apples, pears and blackberries.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 16/09/2015 at 08:36

Allotment sites seem to bring out the worst in some people.  So dispiriting GWRS when you all work so hard.  Our weather is fine this morning but heavy rain forecast for noon onwards and it does feel cold.  Top temp. forecast is 14 degrees.  I think I shall be bringing in more tender plants this morning.  My tibouchina has buds on so I want to rescue that especially.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 16:43

It stayed dry so first eleven pots of tender plants have gone into my clean conservatory and the roof vent closed for the autumn and winter though I kept the door open all day for ventilation.  Emptied lots of rainwater from trays and pots so no watering will be needed for a while. Just going up to the potager for some herbs needed for supper and then a hot cup of coffee and relax after my labours.  Forecast for tomorrow includes yellow warning of heavy rain.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/09/2015 at 08:33

Aha, first time that has happened, Pat.  The daffs were the right way up but flipped over when I clicked on them!.  That bowl of spring flowers is so encouraging now bulb planting season is on us with all the backache that can cause.  I always have a good warmup session before I venture out in september especially if it is windy.  Today is still dull and has been raining through the night but we are promised some dry bright spells as well so emptying pots soon I hope.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 19:48

Still raining in Bristol, GWRS.  And after a fine forecast for tomorrow even nastier rain and wind forecast for Wednesday.  I shall have to rescue a lot of sodden plants tomorrow and empty loads of pots full of water.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 19:19

That.s it Lyn.  TY, remember it now.  I grew mine from seed but only two plants.  They get covered in flowers all summer long.  Good in hanging basket.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 12:54

Still pouring in Bristol and duckpond is up to conservatory steps.



My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 10:11

Not a salvia, an agastache,Lyn.  Lost its name label but has been growing for years and flowering well.  

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 09:32

Oh my the heavens have opened in Bristol so as the zoom lens was still on my camera I took a pic of the rain from my back door.


My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/09/2015 at 09:13

My zoom lens came with my Canon EOS camera as a package but is so heavy with it on I rarely use it, but it is such fun to use.  I get very vocal using it - can be heard by the neighbours saying things like oh my just look at that before i click!!!  Nice photos of spring in your garden, Pat.  I see the bought in tomato plant with its freebie are thriving and love those violas.

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