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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 10:34

Yes fish and chips with tomato salad.  Cod like you.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 09:20

AWwwww!!!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 08:37

Very mild day with brilliant sunshine so high hopes of getting lots of gardening in.  I am expecting my youngest son so cannot visit the Botanic Garden but I am sure the visitors will pour in on such a lovely day.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 14:58

I sent three off to the Botanic Garden plant sale as they do sell well.  But lots of growth on my three I kept so can easily get more cuttings.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 12:18

Started to rain so took my camera in the conservatory.  Broad beans are doing well.


 


 


 


 


 


 St. Valentines Day begonia just finishes flowering.


 Looking throught the black aoniums to the wet daffodils.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 08:42

77 degrees already at 7am so feels mild.  A bit of rain forecast for some of the afternoon but the garden could be doing with it.  The plant stall organiser was pleased with my contribution and even asked if I had bought in the primulas  they looked so professional.!  She asked to have a stroll round the garden and gave me a good idea where to put the dead elder tree.  One son is calling tomorrow so I will set the wheels in motion for having two call at the same time.  I should get the green wheeliebin filled today for emptying tomorrow morning.  I had strawberries with icecream for dessert last night too flumpy but mine were from the freezer picked in the garden 15th June last year.  

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/03/2016 at 09:52

My Xmas amaryllis from the boy next door has opened the first of its four buds this morning just in time for your birthday flumpy.  And here are the plants I am saying farewell to this afternoon.

 


 


 

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 23/03/2016 at 08:48

MANY HAPPY RETURNS,flumpy.  I do hope you have a lovely day.  The sun may pop out for you.  It is 5 at present in Bristol and set to get to 10 and mainly dry.  My plants for the Botanic Garden sale at Easter are being picked up this afternoon so I will take their picture before they go and wish them luck.  There are 50 odd.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 22/03/2016 at 08:38

Another fine dry day and 6 degrees already though I doubt we will reach the 12 we had yesterday, perhaps 10.  I managed to plant up three dahlias yesterday and hope to do the last three today, some more onions, golden ones this time, and sow more annuals and salads.  I should get the last of the plants ready for the sale and everything watered so they will have drained before they are transported to the Botanic Garden.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 21/03/2016 at 22:05

Quite easy, Goldfinch60 just click on the tree icon and it tells you what to do.

Discussions started by happymarion

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

About my efforts to entice pollinators with scent to my Garden in Bristol. 
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Trouble posting pictures.

Just noticed today, 24.08.15 
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new series

A quite different approach to making over a neglected garden. 
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My Bristol Garden in 2015

about how I am trying my best to be ecologically friendly in Bristol's year as Green Capital of Europe. 
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Talkback: Using nettles in the kitchen

I too am a nettle lover, Kate. Nettle tea is delicious. You can buy the dried variety if you do not have your own source. 
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Talkback: Trees for wildlife

Well done, Kate. Last winter was so mild and wet lots of sickly trees suddenly showed what they are made of. Trees and shrubs that had nev... 
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Talkback: Tomato blight and potato blight

The "Charlotte" potatoes I an trialling for Mr. Fothergill are harvested from the potato planter bag and being eaten. very delicious and a ... 
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Talkback: Growing tomatoes outdoors

Growing tomatoes indoors and out is a trial the Nation of Gardeners Project is doing for Mr. Fothergill Seeds. Ferline F1 is included in th... 
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Talkback: Sowing tomato seed

I have three gems of tomatoes to sow as a participant in Mr. fothergills Trials in the nation of Gardeners project, called "Black Opal". "Pi... 
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2014

My Golden Jubilee Garden 
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Talkback: Autumn goes out in a blaze of glory

My acer seedlings from the Botanic Garden which I weeded are all different colouring - salmon pink, rich toffee, crimson. pale pink and a ve... 
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clematis in need of identification

an unlabeled gift of a clematis in need of a name. 
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Autumn colour

Celebrating the warm colours of autumn 
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Talkback: Didiscus coerulea 'Blue Lace'

One of my birthday presents was Kalanchoe "Bronze Sculpture" which is commonly known as the Paddle plant but this one has bronze colored tip... 
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Painting what you've grown

Letting other people see what can be done to immortalise your plants. 
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