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2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 14:08

Oh my friends' from the AGS have such a beautiful garden.  Here ae some pictures I took.  I plan on planting hellebores to tower over some of my snowdrop clumps now!

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 19/02/2017 at 08:46

I may take my camera with me to the AGS members garden we are visiting this morning as it is dry and cloudy both good for getting good pictures so watch this space.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 16:29

It really has been very springlike out in the garden today.  The green wheeliebin is nearly full again.  i have a garden visit tomorrow so looking forward to that .This weather is forecast to continue for several days!

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 12:39

Been busy in the garden then came in and gave my Valentine flowers fresh water.  they are still wowing me.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 18/02/2017 at 08:39

& degrees already and forecast is for 12 or 13 and dry so very good gardening weather.  Yes daydaisy the birds willbe busy soon.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 14:44

And the hellebores and bergenia are still spectacular not to mention the primulas..

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 14:27

Lots and lots of flowers in my garden this afternoon.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 13:08

I went to the surgery for my check-up with the nurse and my BP was spot on !40/80 so he sent off some blood tests and gave me a ten minute appointment with our new GP next Wednesday evening to get the results.  I think the surgery may have decided to give we who are approaching ninety a yearly check-up.  I do not have any adverse symptoms so not expecting any devious results.  Weather great for gardening and the green wheeliebin was emptied this morning so bamboo here i come.

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 17/02/2017 at 08:27

 degrees already today and forecast to reach 11 in the afternoon.  My friend visited Painswick Rococo gardens in Gloucestershire with his gardening club and emailed me lovely pictures of the maze, snowdrops and ferns in the grounds.  

2017 in my Bristol Garden.

Posted: 16/02/2017 at 11:26

Very sunny and mild and dry today so I went to get my repeat prescription full of the joys of spring and found the pharmacy had a note from my doctor to have my BP checked which I did only to find it was very high so now i have a checkup tomorrow morning.  Grr just when i wanted to take advantage of every daylight hour to catch up a bit in the garden.I know a garden is never ever completely done but after the cold weather mine is sadly neglected.  I will get some done now though after coffee and Madeira cake( the real stuff with lots of spice and nuts on top not what the recipe books in English give you at all!)

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