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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 15:54

We had enough sunny weather for me to get the green wheeliebin full up again.  More rain forecast for tomorrow afternoon so must start early tomorrow morning if the rain stays away. It is quite a bit warmer too so no frozen toes today.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 08:52

Goldfinch 60 perhaps you had a tender variety.  Good information here http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/hyssop/growing-agastache.htm           

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/10/2016 at 08:47

Oh Joyce I was singing along with the ukilele player as I knew all the songs he was playing and singing.  The theatre was dressed as a cinema with very smartly dressed ushers and entertainment before the show and at the end,  He finished with "I'll see you in my dreams" ! Goldfinch 60 I am still very thrilled with the Secret Gardening Club.  This week they have a marvelous sale on!   Any three plants or bulb offer for £2.97each, no P&P either and being a plant pass holder I get another ten percent off.  I have sent for six things.  I got my agastaches from them and they have been glorious.  As this is the first time I have grown them I do not know how hardy they are in Bristol.  I will do some research as I would hate to lose them.  They are lovely.

We have had quite a bit of rain through the night and it is still raining and very dark.  Forecast is for it to dry up about 11 and be dry for rest of day so I shall be out in the garden singing then.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 13/10/2016 at 22:13

  Oh what a wonderful evening's entertainment I have just had.  Such stagecraft, singing, dancing, drama. clever sets. imaginative touches galore that only theatre in the round can provide like the station caterer offering buns to the audience in the front row.  The whole production was excellently done and I shall be feeling so disgruntled with "Strictly Come Dancing" on the telly on Saturday night now!  Well done Kelvin players.  I have seen lots of wonderful shows from the company but this beats the lot.  If I do have any dreams tonight they will be very sweet indeed.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 13/10/2016 at 08:47

Another dry if cold day today and we have had no rain to speak of for ages .  Forecast for next few days is warmer and still dry so I think I will have to be doing some watering.  Going to see "Brief Encounter" the musical today so looking forward to that.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 12/10/2016 at 17:04

I think my lecture went down well.  at least i did not see anyone yawning!  Back to work in the garden again tomorrow.  We had a few very light showers of rain this afternoon but not enough to water the plants.  Lots of big black clouds but the East wind is blowing them over us to empty themselves further West.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 12/10/2016 at 08:26

Slightly warmer this morning and a dry sunny day forecast, but as I am giving a lecture this afternoon  I will skip the gardening this morning.  Forecast is for rain at the weekend at last.  I have about thirty pkts of freebie annual seeds I want to sow up in the potager but need rain to moisten the ground first.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 12:36

Oh my goodness it was so beautiful up my garden in the brilliant sunshine I just had to take my camera.  The smells were delicious in the warmth of the sun, especially the wallflowers  and Sweet William which are flowering again.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 11/10/2016 at 08:35

Cold again this morning but still bright and dry.  I should be all right out in the garden in my gardening coat and warm socks!  I can see the path at the bottom of one of the mountains of prunings so hopefully will reach it today and be able to get through to that part of the garden again.  I expect there will be a lot i want to photograph as it has not been visited lately.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 10/10/2016 at 08:40

Aah, GWRS,  I think saying "taxonomy" is one of the most satisfying words   It seems to make the most use of your face muscles!  Very chilly here in Bristol this morning but bright and dry so a good start to the gardening week.  On Radio 4 this morning  I caught a story from the medical profession that happiness is the best medicine so how lucky I am to get such joy from my garden!!!

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