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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 09/12/2015 at 16:08

Just back from a Xmas lunch at the Beefeater in the Haymarket in Bristol.  It was quite splendid.  Long haul in the bus though.  The normally half hour journey took one and a half hours.  Only an hour and a quarter coming back. but too late to get any gardening done as it is now quite dark.  That is two days running I have not needed to cook.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 09/12/2015 at 09:53

Lovely day in Bristol too.  Enjoy your lunch GWRS.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 08/12/2015 at 22:29

  I have just come in from a beautiful evening out - a lovely meal followed by a splendid performance of "Abigail's Party" at the Kelvin Studio.  Much much better live than on the telly.  We had some rain early in the evening but it was dry when we came out though a bit colder than of late.  Perhaps the rain washed the car for you,flumpy?  i have never had a car so do not know if that works.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 08/12/2015 at 14:35

My nine perennials and 10 bulbs of Anemone coronaria "Mr. Fokker" have arrived from the Secret Gardening Club and they are all superb as usual.  Two of the Primus "Wanda" are in flower so I know I have a yellow one and a purple one.  It is a great variety for getting covered in flowers for a long season.

 


 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 08/12/2015 at 08:16

Goodness flumpy you were up late!  Damp out in the garden today but the forecast is for a mixed bunch of weather today with some heavy showers but also some good spells of sunshine.  I should take my umbrella with me if i go any distance from the house.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 07/12/2015 at 11:48

Such fun with my camera but no wildlife would oblige by standing still long enough.  One of those days!

 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 07/12/2015 at 10:49

It really is extremely mild outside today .  As I have now filled the green wheeliebin to bursting I will get some planting done after coffee break.  I will take my camera out too as the birds and squirrels are keeping me company and lots of things are flowering.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 07/12/2015 at 08:37

A dry sunny mild calm day forecast for Bristol so should be able to get some work done up the garden.  The next few days are forecast as similar too.  I do hope it is going to be a spell of fine weather up north as well. I remember stripping all my spare blankets  off my spare beds to take to our clinic for the appeal they had for te people of Wales who had bad floods.  I do hope the charities will have a national appeal to help the present victims of the weather.  I remember the many acts of kindness when the Somerset Levels were flooded.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 11:25

I think you meant "not" like, frumpy!  You can edit your posts right after if you click on bottom right corner.  Those poor people will not be straight for months if not years.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:25

I think those eyelashes are called cilia,flumpy.  Glad to see you still have electricity.  Lots of people do not.  A few more hours of flooding still to come as the water drains off the high ground I'm afraid.  I am making some soup to freeze today to use up the last of my harvest of veg.  Hoping to get some gardening in too. 

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