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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 22:31

Oh Thank you, thank you, BBC, "Saving Mr. Banks" was just wonderful.  I laughed, cried, danced and sang, And left the world behind to live the life of the characters - all of them.  What a story!  What a cast!  The remaining Xmas programs will not surpass this.  So glad it is on three times!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 19:12

Same to you GWRS and to all my "followers" on this thread.  Stay safe out of the wind and keep warm if you are up North.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 12:33

I call it my "Healthy" Xmas cake Joyce,- no royal icing, some sugar in the recipe omitted and grated carrot for sweetness, Some fat omitted and replaced with grated Bramley to give a moist texture. Five eggs instead of four. Could not find a substitute for the brandy though.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 12:22

Ta -raah!  Two ready for collection.  One more to do.


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/12/2016 at 08:52

It has gone mild again in Bristol - 7 degrees already.  I am getting the conservatory ready for Xmas.


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 15:46

Postman brought two cards - one from a Botanic garden friend had seeds impregnated on coloured paper for me to sow, paper and all, the other had a packet of Chinese Foxglove seeds in it from a FB friend.  Two nw experiences lined up already for 2017 to add to my Alpine Tapestry Garden venture!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 12:29

Thanks Joyce, I may get round to it - removing the pollen I mean as it can be indelible if landing on clothes!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 08:46

Oh the wonderful scent coming from my lilies my friend brought me last Friday.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 22/12/2016 at 08:14

White grass once more this morning and still just 1 degree but it is early yet.  We may have some sun today.  I am expecting a redelivered parcel that had to be signed for and unfortunately was delivered while I was at the post box with my cards so no hope of getting far from the house till that arrives.  Still have to deliver the local cards on foot.  Yesterday my six purchases from SGC arrived.  !0 tulip Rockery Pinocchio need planting and five alpines bursting from their pots so need repotting to spread for my Alpine Tapestry garden big plant in the spring. Lovely dark leaved ajugas - A. reptans Evening Glow, A tenorii Mint Chip, Leptinella La Platts Black, Anacyclus depressus Silver Kisses and a chocolate mint for the herb garden.  Such lovely plants to work with.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 21/12/2016 at 12:40

Oh flumpy, best of luck with your car.  My visitor - he of the tiny garden- has just left.  He brought a beautifully hand decorated box with four presents in it, one of which says "for your alpine tapestry" on it!  Intriguing. I got up early and made him Welsh cakes which I know he likes and he took the rest home.   I had a parcel from my youngest daughter with a gorgeous top for me to wear Xmas day with my new slimline black trousers.  It is black with beautiful pink lilies on it.  I must ask someone to take a picture of me in it on their phone on Xmas day and email it to me.

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