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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 12:16

Sun came out momentarily so I got my picture.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 11:14

I managed to finish another corner of the long lost terrace this morning before the steady rain sent me indoors.  The rain will wash the crazy paving i have uncovered and fill the old birdbath.  I will take a picture later weather permitting though the forecast says rain till evening now.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 08:31

Brilliant sunshine this morning but forecast of rain moving in from the west seems correct as clouds are moving in already.  So any gardening will have to be done toute suite.  Time to catch up with the housework methinks.  Not nearly as exciting as rescueing long lost corners of my garden!  Though it might be if i decided to tidy up the loft - no chance!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 20:15

Aww, just look at my friend's morning glories today!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 14:03

I hope you had a lovely holiday GWRS.  It has started to rain in Bristol and Saturday is forecast to be a bit of a wash-out too.  But the green wheeliebin was emptied this morning and I did get it refilled before the rain came and started on one of my piles of prunings filling up my containers to put in line for next week's emptying.  I have started moving tomato plants out of the conservatory too.  Next week is forecast to be warm again.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 12:30

The butterflies are flocking to my sedums now Joyce even though they are hardly open yet.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 10:36

Lots of September colour in the garden this morning.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 12:29

One tenth of the terrace resurrected so far.  This wall was hidden by ivy two days ago.  I have found so far two golf balls lost these last forty  years when my late husband used to practice his putting n the garden. 

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 01/09/2016 at 09:03

Another lovely gardening day so it is a carry on ivy stripping day for me, Flumpy.  It is ruining my nails so I will cut them short and rely more on my Stanley knife.  We have been forecast some rain for the weekend.  Pity as it is the Bee and Pollination Week-end at the Botanic Garden.but we do need some rain.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 31/08/2016 at 19:48

Got half the ivy pared off the wall on the terrace but still a lot to do.  We had a sprinkling of rain but nothing much and none forecast till Saturday so watering is still on the cards since my summer pots are full of flowers still.  I expect another month at least of summer flowers despite it being the meteological start of autumn tomorrow.

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Casualties of the weather

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My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

My thread seems to have disappeared so starting a new one to continue the saga. 
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2017 in my Bristol Garden.

My adventures in my Bristol garden in 2017 
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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

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Trouble posting pictures.

Just noticed today, 24.08.15 
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new series

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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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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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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

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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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clematis in need of identification

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