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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 09:04

Rain forecast for Bristol for the afternoon so keen to get some more potting up done.  Emptied two big pots of tulip bulbs yesterday , changed the compost and planted two lots of sweet peas in their place up wigwams.  I will try to do the same this morning as the sweet peas are elongating at an amazing rate.  I sowed four packets all freebies so have enough for about eight big pots.  I am about a quarter of the way down one side of the driveway now and the conservatory is not quite so crowded.  Sunflowers needing done plus about 50 pelargoniums and a hundred or so French marigolds.  The aoniums are all out now so will take cuttings to sell for charity when they are growing well.

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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 11:29

Managing to get potting up done bit by bit.  First pot of sweet peas done and more of my pelargoniums.  My freesias are delighting me with their perfume in the kitchen.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 10:17

I am lucky I just have to go out the back door to my garden GWRS so I am popping out doing small jobs in between the showers.  I enjoy a day of pottering now and again.  One job leads to another.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 08:34

I hope every garden that needs it is getting it today.  Mine is very damp already but it is dry now and sunny so it looks like one of those on - off days.  Better take my umbrella with me .  I think i will weed from the paths today, No watering needed except in the conservatory.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 12:58

Hooray we can edit now!  Things just get better and better.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 12:54

The sun went in and the light was just right for good pictures so i gave my back a rest and went snapping.

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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 08:34

It is promising to be another fine day for gardening but rain forecast for this evening which will mean holding off on the watering for me and the waterbutts replenished.  Tomorrow is another story however with heavy rain forecast for all day.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 12:56

I think I overloaded my space.  Here are the remainder.  The purple freesia is beautiful.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 12:53

Did a lot of watering then went round the garden taking pictures every time i said AWWW, look at that - to the neighbour's cats who like to follow me around, to the fox whom I stumbled upon napping,. to the birds if all else failed.  Good job I am having visitors next weekend.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 10:38

Forum has been off this morning for a bit.  Another brilliant sunny day in Bristol so expect to get a lot of planting done  I thought I had lost a ceratostigma but when i emptied it out of its pot there were some little green shoots and some good roots so repotted it in good compost and watered it.  Time will tell.

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