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My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 05/08/2017 at 15:52

Raining still in Bristol but lightly so son no2 is out in the garden, pruning by the looks of things.  Hope for some dry weather next week so i can get some of it cut up and put in the green wheeliebin.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 04/08/2017 at 10:51

Still rain around but the petunias don't mind.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 03/08/2017 at 19:32

Wow those are some lovely pictures Joyce.  Good bee picture.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 02/08/2017 at 17:40

Everything in the garden is soaking wet but the flowers are OK and they do look good with raindrops on.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 01/08/2017 at 15:07

Hello Flumpy.  Nice to hear from you.  That red and yellow petunia has been flowering for two monthe now!  Honeysuckle and roses smelling superb at the moment and lots and lots of fragrant herbs including lavender and rosemary.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 29/07/2017 at 11:56

Garden very wet and feels cold for July.  Better stay in i think as i seem to be forever sneezing.  could be pollen i suppose but do not want a summer cold.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 26/07/2017 at 10:45

Many flowers felled in inclement weather but berries on shrubs and trees are looking glorious.  Still raining out there.  

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 24/07/2017 at 11:41

Fine TY GWRS!  Not been gardening weather lately though my sons have braved the weather to do some pruning so now i have the task of getting rid!  Bristol City Council have (to save money) just reduced emptying the green bin to once a fortnight but kept the price the same!  I must try pushing down the compost a bit tighter or removing some from the bottom to use as mulch.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 17/07/2017 at 10:12

Sun is out and garden looks very inviting.

My adventures in my garden 2017 part 2.

Posted: 13/07/2017 at 08:25

Picked the last of the blackcurrants yesterday and dug up more early potatoes.  still more broad beans needing eaten.

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