happymarion


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2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 01/03/2017 at 14:37

The smell from my violets is lovely and the hellebores are still delightful.  Some of my daffodils.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 01/03/2017 at 12:26

I have had a lovely morning in the sun gardening and hope to get more done after lunch.  Happy to report my daffodils are spreading themselves like my snowdrops have.  It really pleases me when I see my plants ae happy in the conditions I give them!

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 01/03/2017 at 08:38

That is my Japanese Cherry aym280.   I bought a joblot of 6 Cyclamen coum and was delighted with them.  There is one with white flowers somewhere.  I will no doubt find it again one day.  I tend to tuck them in shady places.  Today and tomorrow are set to be dry and warm enough to garden but rain forecast in the following days so must get busy.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 28/02/2017 at 17:51

I dodged the showers to get a record of what is making a good show in my garden this last day of February.


2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 28/02/2017 at 12:45

TY Verdun.  It worked like magic till after 12 then the heavy icy rain and strong wind sent me scurrying indoors again or it might just have been the thought of a big pile of pancakes for lunch!!!

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 28/02/2017 at 08:38

Yes TY GWRS.  Our weather was vile yesterday so am pleased to see the sun this morning though it is icy in Bristol.  I may get out in the garden in the afternoon if the rain stays away as forecast is to reach 7 degrees by then.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 27/02/2017 at 11:22

I hope you are as lucky as i have been.  After a heavy shower the sun came out so I sallied forth for some vitamin D and adventures - two this morning!  i found two tulips flowering in February - OK their leaves have been dinner for a slug and they are alpines planted in the sunniest part of the garden but in February!!!  Also my two cuttings i took from the rhododendron greenery in my Xmas present bouquet are growing apace and one has three buds on - cannot wait to see what colour they are.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 27/02/2017 at 08:37

Oh dear such a dreary forecast for a Monday morning - only 7 degrees which it is already so all downhill today getting colder and colder till only 1 degree tonight and lots of rain or hail with it!  I doubt whether I will venture outside today.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 26/02/2017 at 19:04

It rained all afternoon but Son no2 arrived with some of his film collection and i chose "The Revenant" to watch.  what a film!  It is going to be a bit colder again tomorrow too.as well as wet!!!

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 26/02/2017 at 12:45

Oh TY Flumpy I had forgotten about my forsythia.  just been up to look and buds bursting open.  I will replace my Valentine's Day flowers with a big bunch of forsythia next week some time as they won't last much longer. next week!

Discussions started by happymarion

Casualties of the weather

 
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My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

My thread seems to have disappeared so starting a new one to continue the saga. 
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2017 in my Bristol Garden.

My adventures in my Bristol garden in 2017 
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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

About my efforts to entice pollinators with scent to my Garden in Bristol. 
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Trouble posting pictures.

Just noticed today, 24.08.15 
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new series

A quite different approach to making over a neglected garden. 
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My Bristol Garden in 2015

about how I am trying my best to be ecologically friendly in Bristol's year as Green Capital of Europe. 
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Talkback: Using nettles in the kitchen

I too am a nettle lover, Kate. Nettle tea is delicious. You can buy the dried variety if you do not have your own source. 
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Talkback: Trees for wildlife

Well done, Kate. Last winter was so mild and wet lots of sickly trees suddenly showed what they are made of. Trees and shrubs that had nev... 
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Talkback: Tomato blight and potato blight

The "Charlotte" potatoes I an trialling for Mr. Fothergill are harvested from the potato planter bag and being eaten. very delicious and a ... 
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Talkback: Growing tomatoes outdoors

Growing tomatoes indoors and out is a trial the Nation of Gardeners Project is doing for Mr. Fothergill Seeds. Ferline F1 is included in th... 
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Talkback: Sowing tomato seed

I have three gems of tomatoes to sow as a participant in Mr. fothergills Trials in the nation of Gardeners project, called "Black Opal". "Pi... 
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2014

My Golden Jubilee Garden 
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Talkback: Autumn goes out in a blaze of glory

My acer seedlings from the Botanic Garden which I weeded are all different colouring - salmon pink, rich toffee, crimson. pale pink and a ve... 
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clematis in need of identification

an unlabeled gift of a clematis in need of a name. 
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