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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 16/11/2015 at 08:42

Garden very wet this morning again so the rain kept on through the night but forecast is for dry today and normal for time of year temperature so at least should be able to tidy up from the paths.  I am well GWRS, TY.  You sound tiptop if you can dig up currant bushes in the allotment!  Verdun you are right.  I should be remembering my theme will be out of date when the accolade of Green City of Europe passes drom Bristol at the end of the year.  How about "My Perfume Garden and Onwards in 2016"?  Monty Don may be getting us all interested in the history of gardening but my garden is marching into the future.  I am still living each day as if it were my last and gardening as if I will live for ever.  Which reminds me perhaps I can plant up the rest of my tulips today.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/11/2015 at 11:38

TY Snow.  The rose is called "The Lady of Shalott" - a David Austen rose.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/11/2015 at 10:06

Yes a small garden packed with the most beautiful flower.  He has had two ops on his nose recently which has pulled him down but he does not know when to stop.  He went uo to London for two lunches with friends and a broadcast with the BBC and was not really well enough to be out of bed.  I know how delightful his presence in a company is so would not like to deprive other people but I wish sometimes I could pin a label on his back saying "Please stay away if you have a cold".

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:16

I am sure, flumpy.  My friend who has the worst cold he has ever had in his long life still found the strength to take a picture of the roses in his garden yesterday and sent me an ecard celebrating autumn.  

 


 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/11/2015 at 08:50

Very windy in Bristol this morning and garden is strewn with toppled pots but none broken as far as I can see.  It must have been very trying at the funeral in such weather flumpy.  I do not expect any visitors in such weather as we have today.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 08:42

Rain all over the country today does seem appropriate after what happened in Paris last night.  A symbol of the tears of sympathy being shed for her people.  

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 22:09

Fine TY GWRS.  Lincoln sounds a nice place to shop - not too big and modern.  I shall do most of my Xmas shopping online or local.  Weather a bit calmer now but yellow warning for heavy rain tomorrow.  With the ground soaked as it is after all the rain today there could be  flooding.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 11:04

Oh my goodness it looks like it has been snowing out in the garden - the hailstones are so thick.

 


 


 


 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 10:27

Ran out in a lull to bring in the recycling bins before they get blown away and found the usual suspects weathering the storm perfectly.

 


 


 


 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 13/11/2015 at 10:06

Love your little rainbow Pat and your hills!

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