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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 18/08/2016 at 09:12

Yes Flumpy a very happy day yesterday with four visitors who all loved my front garden display.  Another fine day today but high winds forecast for Saturday with a yellow warning from the Met. Office for Bristol so i took some pics while I can.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 17/08/2016 at 08:05

Last of the fine warm sunny days today .  so glad as my eldest daughter is visiting from N. Ireland and my eldest son and my grand-daughter are joining us for lunch.  I have deadheaded early in case the judges come but wil probably have to put off the watering till later.  I did quite a bit late last night though.  Make the most of the rest of this summery weather as it is nor forecast to last.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 16/08/2016 at 08:44

Another wonderful sunny day for all of us.  Definitely a sunhat day in Bristol.  i have been out and deadheaded in case the judges come.  Watering needed before it gets too hot and then shopping for the three family visitors coming to lunch tomorrow.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 14:02

I filled one of my weed containers up and the drive looks tidy now.  We are allowed bonfires in my district after 6 but i would not venture in very dry weather so waiting for the next wheeliebin collection on Friday it is.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 08:39

Very well TY GWRS.  I have started on the tidying up - finding containers to put the cut up prunings in is a problem.  I shall have to resort to black binbags.  i have some somewhere under the sink.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 12:50

Onc they had stuffed the green wheeliebin they just resorted to mountains!  Oh must have  a look later at my P. Apple Blossom.  TYJoyce.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 10:23

I am hoping not Flumpy as i am out of milk and bread!  And I have so much tidying to do after the sons' rampage yesterday!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 08:51

Forecast only to be 20 degrees at most today in Bristol so should be able to get a good deal of the debris from yesterday tidied.  I want to get the bulk of it done before my daughter visits on Wednesday. However if it gets a lot warmer as forecast I will have to ditch that.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 20:08

My lst visitor has just left as the light was getting poor in the garden,  the work they all did would have taken me a month.  And some of it like lifting the canopy of a large holly tree I could not have done .  I of course now have a stuffed green wheeliebin plus piles of prunings needing cut up smlle and stord in weed baskets till next Friday!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 13/08/2016 at 13:26

I had a wonderful birthday TY Flumpy - still going on.oi  Three of my sons coming to do garden work today.  Here are pics from the Courts Garden NT.

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