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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.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/08/2016 at 21:37

What a lovely picture,GWRS.  Yes all is well.  I am reveling in the coverage of the Olympics.  My father was a footballer.  I played hockey and cricket and swam and ran.  Three of my sons ran marathons and my youngest daughter rows so I have lots of interest in watching sport.

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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/08/2016 at 11:55

One more.

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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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Autumn colour

Celebrating the warm colours of autumn 
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Talkback: Didiscus coerulea 'Blue Lace'

One of my birthday presents was Kalanchoe "Bronze Sculpture" which is commonly known as the Paddle plant but this one has bronze colored tip... 
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Painting what you've grown

Letting other people see what can be done to immortalise your plants. 
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