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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 12/08/2016 at 09:04

My goodness I slept well and long after my action packed birthday.  After a lovely visit with beautiful presents in the morning from my friend and the boy next door, son no 3 and his partner took me to the Field" Kitchen for lunch then on to NT The Courts Gardens at Bradford on Avon.  I have lots of pictures to share later and research to do on plants new to me which I would like to grow.  The garden skills illustrated in those 7 acres are exceptional.  And the Red Arrows flew past trailing red, white and blue smoke !!!  I now have masses of birthday flowers needing my attention and pics taken and have to go to the shops for supplies as four of the family are coming.  Last evening sons 2 and 4 rang to ask what I needed as a birthday present so I said a helping hand in the back garden.  They are coming on Saturday to work!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 11:20

Awww TY all.  I have had some lovely presents already and a phone call from my eldest daughter to say she has a flight from Belfast for next Wednesday morning and is coming for a visit.  The Bristol Blue little bird has a smart Certificate of authenticity and the Hare has an Egyptian pedigree,  The yellow and white onyx bowl has beautiful markings.  The RHS cards are so very lovely.

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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/08/2016 at 07:19

Thank You Joyce. You were first!!!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 10:20

I need to recharge my camera battery for my busy day tomorrow so took some pictures in the front garden first.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/08/2016 at 08:42

Yes watched the ladies gymnastics as we have a Bristol girl in the team.  Also enjoyed the archery.  We have another dry day forecast and looks good weather for my birthday tomorrow.  I have parodied "21 Today" for that

I'm eighty eight today, 

Eighty eight today

Haven't lost the key of the door

Never been eighty eight before

I'm eighty eight today.

Now all together - "She's eighty eight today"-

  But not till tomorrow.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 09/08/2016 at 09:05

Another lovely day .  Sunny forecast for all day.  More watering required out front.  Perhaps the judges will come!  

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/08/2016 at 17:07

Nor me Joyce despite  my friend  sending  me some seeds.  They should still be viable next year.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/08/2016 at 14:30

My friend's Ipomoea "Heavenly Blue" which has climbed the 8ft bamboo structure he made it and is now making for the house gutter via the downpipe.

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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/08/2016 at 09:22

Another fine Monday morning and no rain in the night so garden is dry enough for me to do some pruning.  I have finished a large buckthorn and nearly finished an even larger contorted hazel.  I should have finished the field of Troy by the end of the month.  Busy week as it is my birthday on Thursday.  i have already had emails from my friend who is visiting on the day and from four of the family coming on Friday.  The weekend will be my special treat.  Perhaps the garden will be judged this week too.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/08/2016 at 08:17

We had a bit of rain in the night so no watering needed this morning.  But a bit damp for pruning.  I shall deadhead from the paths and keep dry.

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