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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 18/07/2016 at 08:41

Going to be 26 this afternoon here in Bristol so I will have to work morning and evening and stay indoors in the cool in the afternoon.   Definitely a garden hat day as UV is 8, very high.  Watering pots will be the first priority.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/07/2016 at 14:41

Rain stopped so I took some pics of the front garden.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/07/2016 at 13:38

Just beginning to drizzle in Bristol Flumpy but very warm.  Mini heatwave on the way with temperatures over 30 predicted for Wednesday.  I have been brave and am downloading Windows 10 but got fed up waiting for it as it is still downloading after five hours!   Got a lot of work done in the garden though.

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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/07/2016 at 22:09

I have been four times to Majorka but not to Menorca but it looks very similar.  the alpine plants up the mountains in Majorka were gorgeous.I'm sure I have spelt it wrong.  it was a long time ago - when the children were young.  They are now 42 to 59!  Still it seems like yesterday.  Your pictures were very interesting Flumpy.  Thank you so much.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/07/2016 at 11:03

In my garden this dull Saturday morning.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/07/2016 at 08:46

Dull but dry today and a heatwave predicted for Monday so I must give everything a good watering and feed lots of those in flower tomorrow.  There are some very pretty sweet peas flowering so will take out the camera later. I have ordered a "Gertrude Jekyll" rose which is one of the best for scent .  It is coming in full flower on Monday so will be given a prominent place in the front garden.  Only two lily flowers left intact but the fallen petals of the defunct one are drying nicely to go into my por pourri.  

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 09:14

No sun forecast for today but 17degrees and mostly dry thugh it is drizzling at the moment.  It is one of those on-off days for gardening I think.  I expect I can ctch up with the TV gardening programs on iplayer I have missed in the rainy sessions.  I still have lots of plants to plant out.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 16:16

Yes i do deadhead my agapanthus, not to let the plant use energy in making seed as I propagate by division.  But you can get different mixtures of blue and white petals by collecting your own seed as they are quite easy to grow from seed.  It just needs patience as it takes years before you see a flower.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 12:13

Pics from the front garden this morning where i am busy doing the front wall.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/07/2016 at 09:35

Brilliant sunshine this morning in Bristol and forecast comfortably warm so hope to get lots of gardening done when I have recovered from a night out at a heavy play called Di and Viv and Rose which made me feel lucky I was born "ordinary".  Still it was well done.  

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