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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 08:44

Another dry warm day forecast and the sun is out already so expect to get lots done outside today.  Next week promises to be good growing weather too with higher temperatures and a bit of rain. Very promising.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 19:53

My friend's tulips are putting on a fine show now.




My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 11:19

I like how they brighten up dark corners Hollie hock.  This collar dove looks like itt is thinking "Nice flowers".



My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 09:26

And you Snow and GWRS and all the faithful that are lucky to have good enough weather!  Snow epimedIums love shade  and benefit from trimming off the old leaves so you can appreciate the lovely flowers.  The yellow flowered corydalis grows like a weed in all the gardens round here - especially at the foot of housewalls.  It seems to be abe to seed into all available cracks.  

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 08:32

Cooler today in Bristol and cloudy.  Watering in the conservatory this morning I decided some reorganisation is needed so may confine myself mainly indoors today especially after being caught in a hailstorm yesterday.  The forecast is for heavy showers this afternoon.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 14:49

Dicey weather today for gardening ,  Windy and showery but I did get some pictures.


 Tulipa purissima.

 Arabis montana just beginning to flower in the background.

 Chionodoxa and white Acis nicaeensis (used to be a Leucojum).

 Close-up of the acis whose flowers look too big for ite leaves.

Fritillaria meleagris.

 Late white daffodils

 A very tall primula.

 Primula denticulata alba whose stems are slowly elongating.

 Epimedium x versicolor Sulphureum.


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 11:40

Glad you are back safely GWRS..  Yes my hawthorn buds are breaking too.  I have just been caught in a hailstorm and now the sun is shining again.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 10:44

Yes I have tulipa tarda in my scree but it is a sessile flower so sometimes is difficult to spot.  My friend is pleased with a new to him  late flowering daffodil called "Kaydee".




My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/04/2016 at 09:01

Marygold the tulip that increases easiest for me is the species tulip. Tulipa sylvestris which is a pretty yellow one.

Cooler this morning and windier but the sun is out and UV 4 so fairly strong.  Showers are forecast so I will take my umbrella up the garden with me just in case as I will be working right at the very top which is a long way from shelter.  The pear blossom is breaking so no hard frosts wanted now.  I love my conference pears.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 05/04/2016 at 22:05

Super isn't it to find a lost friend?  

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