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Can anybody name this?

Posted: 28/04/2013 at 20:46

I took some pics of some os our native orchids at Westonbirt Arboretum last year.  I'

'll see if that helps.

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circular formal raised bed what centre piece

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 19:20

I would lighten the formality with an amelanchier.  I will post a picture of the one in blossom in the Bristol Univ. Botanic Garden this week and a close-up of its blossom which gives lovely little edible fruit in the autumn when the colour of the leaves is spectacular.

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Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 15:17

It is a primula. hollie lock, it comes up year fter year and i marvel at its huge flowers.  hoping to divide it this year after it flowers.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 14:39

Rain stopped play in my Bristol garden todaybut not efore I had taken some pictures.

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picture difficulties

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 22:19

Many people have lovely spring flowers they are trying to share photos of on several threads but the site is not working properly.  It reduces the photos drastically and you cannot enlarge with a click.  it also defeats the object of having an rdit button as this removes your pictures.  Revision is needed urgently.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 17:00

YEs, I have banned myself from editing.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 15:47

Fairygirl I took a photo of Pulsatilla vulgaris at the Bristol Botanic garden on Thursday .  

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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 11:47

I c

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ould enlarge Salino's photos but not Fairygirl's so what do we do now?  I love clusians tulips - we have the species in the Botanic Garden and I have "Cynthia" in my garden .  We have Rubus odoratus in the Garden as well and the scent travels a long way.  We see visitors trying to track down the scent.  Here is Tulipa Clusiana in bud yesterday on the Medurterranean Bank.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 10:33

Forgot and edited - no pictures!  time something was done about this.  Here they are again.

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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 10:23

I took my camera to the Bristol Univ. Botanic Garden yesterday to capture the beauty of the magnolia flowers with the threat of frost once more on the horizon!

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picture difficulties

SOS 
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