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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 10:16

Just right!  I visited Hanbury Hall (Nat. Trust) last Friday and marvelled at their spring display in the parterre which is the biggest I have ever seen.  Over 4000 red and yellow tulips, hundreds of hyacinths, beautiful pulsatillas and their 40 varieties of apples in blossom looked and smelt glorious.  Came home and took more pictures in my owm garden, but I had bought a "Golden Queen" trollius which should be super next spring for my Golden Jubilee Year.

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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 09:13

Try again, Marion.  The daffodils are still giving a lovely show enhanced by the wallflowers and bluebells.

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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 16:31

I am going totry reducint the size to less than one mb and see if that helps.

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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 13:22

One of the sights in my garden in the spring is the blossom on the apple  trees This Bramley apple tree was very old when we arrived over 49 years ago.

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 Yuk the picture trouble is getting worse.  Let's see if it disappears when i edit it.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 10:04

Or four winged pterodactyls from the age of the dinosaurs.  I am sure they were much more colourful than they are depicted.

Kohl rabi

Posted: 05/05/2013 at 15:36

Don't forget when thinning out to put the leavef the thinnings  in your salad bowl - delicious.

deep pink epimedium

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 21:55

Epimedium rubrum or Warleyense.  I'll try and find pics.  The

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first one is Warleyense.  Looks more like the second which is rubrum.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 16:35

The bluebells are just opening here and the apple blossom which is very late for both, but the good news is there are lots of bees and butterflies out today so great hopes for good pollination this year.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 03/05/2013 at 15:04

My wine red tulips are opening now and my double yellow, orange, red ones are still stunning,  The forget -me-nots are making a fine show before the blurebells swamp them .

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Bulb question

Posted: 02/05/2013 at 19:43

I guess alliums.

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