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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 07/12/2015 at 10:49

It really is extremely mild outside today .  As I have now filled the green wheeliebin to bursting I will get some planting done after coffee break.  I will take my camera out too as the birds and squirrels are keeping me company and lots of things are flowering.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 07/12/2015 at 08:37

A dry sunny mild calm day forecast for Bristol so should be able to get some work done up the garden.  The next few days are forecast as similar too.  I do hope it is going to be a spell of fine weather up north as well. I remember stripping all my spare blankets  off my spare beds to take to our clinic for the appeal they had for te people of Wales who had bad floods.  I do hope the charities will have a national appeal to help the present victims of the weather.  I remember the many acts of kindness when the Somerset Levels were flooded.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 11:25

I think you meant "not" like, frumpy!  You can edit your posts right after if you click on bottom right corner.  Those poor people will not be straight for months if not years.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:25

I think those eyelashes are called cilia,flumpy.  Glad to see you still have electricity.  Lots of people do not.  A few more hours of flooding still to come as the water drains off the high ground I'm afraid.  I am making some soup to freeze today to use up the last of my harvest of veg.  Hoping to get some gardening in too. 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 09:00

Salvia "Hotlips" flowering the conservatory 06/12/15.



My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 06/12/2015 at 08:53

Such dreadful weather up North.  Brings back memories of the Somerset Levels floods.  Gardens and allotments under metres of water and no electricity.  It will take a long time to recover from such a storm and the flooding is not over yet.  It is still very mild in Bristol - 14 degrees here already and calm but dark and a little drizzle.  The "Hotlips" salvia I bought with white flowers now has some new normal ones on it. I will take a picture of them.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 22:11

Oh I bet that will be lovely -in Lincoln Cathedral.  I hope you are not near any floods GWRS.  The North and Scotland are having a torrid time.  The wind has calmed down in Bristol but is supposed to be fierce in the early hours.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 16:37

Take care flumpy.  My goodness there is a lot of flooding and road closures.  Wind is getting stronger in Bristol now but it is too dark already to be outside anyway.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 13:43

Did some more heavy work and when exhausted I rewarded myself with a practice session with my camera,  Here are the results.






My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 05/12/2015 at 11:09

Yes lots of my fb friends have damage to their greenhouses and sheds.  even a wheelbarrow blown away.  We are lucky down south this time   Sounds like a day to stay home further north.  It was a little bit breezy up the garden but I got some pruning done and my neighbour is getting on with building his new garage.

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