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Posted: 31/03/2014 at 17:37

I have just entered my garden as I have something in common with Alan, it being my Golden Jubilee Year!

2014

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 12:42

Working in the front garden this morning the cat from across the way decided it was too good a photo 

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opportunity to miss!

2014

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 09:56

The lovely warm weather we had in Bristol for Mothers Day yesterday did the trick and this morning all three of the "outdoor tomatoes" for the Mr Fothergills trial have germinated.  TIm Foster wrote in the "Guardian" yesterday that Bristol was the place to live if you had green fingers and I have to agree with him.  As we drove through the city the daffodils were in bloom everywhere and the verges and roundabouts and front gardens were glorious.  Bristol most certainly deserved the accolade of Green City of Europe for 2015 and just think, as soon as my Golden Jubilee Garden celebrations are over I can start celebrating that!

Happy Mothers Day.

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 18:46

Here are my flowers and bottles from three of my sons today and had a wonderful lunch cooked by the partner of one of them.  They knew to give me a break from gold as the garden is full of golden flowers for my Golden Jubilee Year.

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Posted: 30/03/2014 at 08:07

Happy Mothers Day from my Golden Jubilee Garden.

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2014

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 21:48

Very little gets thrown out if it will hold plants, chicky.  In the front garden there is an old zinc baby bath full of daffs at the moment, two leaking zinc watering cans planted with double daisies and Californian poppies, an old enamel breadbin full of tulips,an old rusty iron wheelbarrow full of tulips, stipa tenuissima grass and polyanthus. an old tyre with Dutch irises about to flower as well as the old garden coffee table in the porch.  The back garden has chimney pots full of flowers too.  .. Glad you like my celebrations, Green Fingered Milkey and Ashleigh 2.

Yellow is the colour.......

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 12:04

To see some of my yellow flowers out now in my Golden Jubilee Garden go to 2014 thread on the Forum.  Thank you for all the ideas for the rest of the year.

tulip bulbs

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 12:02

The species tulips will come up every year and flower and flower.  I have a yellow tulip that is on my Roll of Honour for fifty years service in my garden.  It was here when i came fifty years ago and still going strong. - not very tall and yellow.

2014

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 11:36

Oh such a golden Mothers Day garden in my front garden!  Still 50 pots to go but needed a drink of water it was so warm.  The perfume from those all gold tulips is very strong so I am sitting typing in a haze of perfumed perspiration!  Here is a preview.  sun was too bright to get really good pictures.

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Posted: 28/03/2014 at 20:51

Two flower paintings from my garden - Iris reticulata and Gladioli.

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