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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 16:23

Go back to some former pages on this thread - they have sorted the pictures on the earlier pages and may be working their way through.  Lovely enlargement of the purple pasqueflower.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 16:19

Success.  This was straight from my computer.  Click on and try it.  Try to reduce your pic to 1.25 mb or below before submitting.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 16:16

I shall try less mbs

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 Unbelievable how long these daffs have been flowering.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 19:38

I just must see if the shots i took of my garden yesterday can be blown up.

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Spring sweethearts

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 19:32

My Golden Jubilee year will start with loads of golden daffodils, of course, being a poet.  Then lots of golden tulips, followed by early and late summer perennials like my trollius, marsh marigolds, my new Achillea "Moonshine", golden shrubs like a golden leaved spirea and coronilla with golden flowers.  There will be lots of blue and purple to set off the gold too.  i keep adding to my plans and saving for bulbs and plants.  I love that rhododendron too and my picture blew up .  Have they sorted it then?

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 10:12

I bought a Trollius "Golden Queen" for my Golden Jubilee garden next year when i visited Hanbury Hall recently and it opened its first bud on the first day of Chelsea,

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polyanthus

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 14:43

If they had been, you would not be with us.  They were hanged or burned.  Polyanthus just loved all the rain we had last year and I now have hundrds needing divided.  They sell well for charity if you pick out the pretty caramel coloured ones and sell them in full flower  I have had as many as 17 plants from one clump.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 19:52

Awww, thanks chicky. Lovely garden. Artjack.  The David Austin Roses at Chelsea look lovely and i bet they smell divine.

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 15:37

Ahhh, C

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Chelsea week and my spring garden is a knock-out.  I usually watch all the footage on TV and conclude at the end of the week none of the gardens are as satisfying as mine.  I hope my visitors on Wednesday will think so too.  I have 3patios to get ready for serving tea.  No 1 has just been done so here are three shots of it.

Tasty Tips

Posted: 17/05/2013 at 15:56

The flowers of rocket are delicious and lovely in salad.

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