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Scaffolding up and i think it must be the prettiest scaffolding ever.
A splendid day for the scaffolding people. Bright sunshine already and blue skies. I will try to get my daily chores done in the garden before they come. The tomatoes in tomato avenue are dwindling and the conservatory is getting colourful a I bring in my tender plants. The four big aoniums look good when they come in but they are fine outside for a month or so. Luckily they do well in smallish pots or I would be exhausted lugging them about. This week looks great for harvesting in the dry. I will try to make a start to the bulb planting too.
Pics from the front garden today.
Five weeks after the judging the result came in the post. No improvement on last year but they did come early and it looks fab now!
Such a dull Monday morning and drizzly but not cold. The scaffolding is due tomorrow so had to move a few pots around. Weather is forecast to keep improving from now on so roofers should be able to get job done on Wednesday. I did manage to empty two pots of spent tomatoes earlier and two two pots of pelargoniuma into the conservatory. By the amount of buds still to develop looks like I have months of colour left to enjoy from them. The six kinds of perennials we had to sow for Mr. F. yesterday are safely ensconced there too.
Upton House near Banbury and another garden in Warwick flumpy1. i have pink cyclamen in various shades and white ones too all over the garden as they are a favourite. In the winter i have cyclamen coum and in the spring several other species. so glad your kale is going out in the garden.
ore pictures from my Golden Jubilee Garden which seems to be full of spring blossom, summer roses and bedding, autumn fruits and veg and winter berries come early!
Some of my plants like the polyanthus and pieris think it is spring but the phygelius is flowering at its normal time.
My policy of planting lots of trees and shrubs in my garden to combat city pollution has paid off. I have fresh lichen growing on the stone sundial even though I am barely a mile from the M5 and traffic is nonstop along the dual carriageway to Bristol.
Five fine days forecast for Bristol so hoping to get started on planting my thousands of bulbs. One of the neighbours is picking the blackberries and fallen apples to make jelly so that is a great help. The scaffolding is going up next tuesday on the roofers are coming on Wednesday. I will start taking in the tender perennials one or two at a time now into the conservatory so they will be all safely housed by the time the frost comes. Eight exhausted tomato plants now out of their pots and i am still bringing in a bowlful of ripe ones every morning. I gave a neighbour my bean picking this morning of 12oz - i have to weigh them to get the yield for Mr. Fothergills trials. The freezer is almost full. Busy time of year. I do have a day out on a garden visit trip on the 14th. it will be super to relax in the coach.