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My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 08:46

12 degrees already and set to get to 21 but we do have a yellow warning for thundery showers till midnight.  However my local forecast has it dry till about 5 pm so will work on that and just take my umbrella up to the end of the garden where I will be working.  The Malvern show looks like it has some beautiful displays this year according to pics posted by my facebook friends who went yesterday.  The short coverage of it on GW last night could not do it justice.  Time to extend it I feel and reduce the Chelsea coverage to get the wherewithal.  Repeats of repeats are not very edifying in any walk of life.  

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 22:09

Oh GWRS no doubt the garden will have burgeoned while you have been away.  Superb weather for your holiday though.  Another great weekend forecast.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 16:45

Tiarella "Inkblot" not "Ink Spot"!!!   How does one edit in the new format?

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 12:15

My Clematis montana reubens was a bit late flowering this year.  My friend who lives in central Bristol which is one degree warmer than where I live 500 metres from the Gloucestershire border has his Tiarella "Ink Spot" in full bloom.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 10:45

The view from my kitchen door this morning.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 08:30

Another brilliant day forecast for Bristol, even warmer than yesterday.  I am OK to go out gardening in it till the temperature reaches 24 after which i have to be careful.  There are lots of shady spots needing attention, including the woodland walk so I will be gravitating there  to do some bramble cutting.  I know there are lots of new primroses establishing themselves from seed so expect some surprises under the bramble jungle.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 16:55

Run out of steam now so took more pictures to have fun with the newly changed format.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 09:53

That was fun and different!

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 09:51

A few quick snaps Verdun.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 08:42

Oh Thank you flumpy.  I will take some pics later.  That heather is lovely.  Today is going to be the hottest of the year so I have ditched my winter jumper for a long sleeved sweatshirt to do my brambling in.  I need my arms covered for that job.  My green wheeliebin will not take any more so will have to stack up the weed baskets till Friday.  We may avoid the thunder storms here at the weekend but it may be too hot for work outside in the middle of the day.  Time to think about early rising and evening work I think.My basket chair has been put in the kitchen ready to go out on the kitchen patio every fine summer morning.  Meals outside now - all of them, except when it is raining or very windy.

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