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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!

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 26/02/2017 at 08:38

A bit brighter out now but has been a wet night and more heavy rain forecast for the afternoon.  I think gardenng in the conservatory today might be sensible specially as high winds are forecast too.  There may be more tree branches ready to fall.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 25/02/2017 at 15:32

Wow, Verdun I have not been so lucky but I do spend all my smaller winnings on the garden and it mounts up over the years.  It has rained since noon but I did take out my camera, shielded it with my raincoat to get pictures of   my daffs which are all over the garden - native Welsh, Tete a tete. Hawera. Minnow among them.I have lovely large flowers on my primulas this year.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 25/02/2017 at 12:55

Bah humbug - the rain drove me in.  had it been a little warmer i would have stayed out but not wise to be wet and cold.  Yes aym280 that hellebore is sublime.  Says to leave 25 inches space for it as it spreads.  I was lucky enough to win £25 on one of my premium bonds so treated myself this month.  My garden should be called "The Premium Bond Garden" I think!.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 25/02/2017 at 09:05

Rain forecast for the afternoon but at the moment it is dry though glooy but mild at  8 degrees already so should get some gardening in today.  New hellebores and heucheras needing planted.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 24/02/2017 at 13:20

Oh my goodness my order from Suttons for three Madame Lemonnier helebores and three "Tangerine Wave"heucheras has just arrived and they are so beautiful.


2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 24/02/2017 at 10:31

You too GWRS.  I have just been on a tour of inspection - no damage done and the cherry blossom I expected to have been stripped off the trees hung on tenaciously and looks lovelier than ever.


2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 24/02/2017 at 08:41

Such a difference in the weather today!  Briliant sunshine in Bristol and no wind!  Colour everywhere in my garden.  Bergenias and daffodils unharmed by the wind yesterday.  I have sent for 50 aconites in the green and some more heucheras and Madame Lemoinier hellebores so busy planting times ahead.That plus more seed sowing will keep me busy.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 23/02/2017 at 12:03

It is too windy to venture out in Bristol.  A huge tree has come down not far from me and hit a 13 year old  We have a weather warning for high winds till 10pm.  Stay safe everyone.

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