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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 16:01

I have just noticed a change in the way the pics are displayed and lots of them say the website is not available which means you cannot see the pic.  It is still raining here but I will go and take a picture out the kitchen door and test it.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 24/08/2015 at 08:26

Been raining  through the night here again.  Garden very wet  and forecast is rain for next five days so waterbutts should be full by then.  No chance of any border work except from the paths.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 17:21

All swelling gone down after I watched the athletics with my feet up on the sofa!  But it is so much fresher now I am sure it is my heart responding to that and pumping the blood round much more efficiently.  I am having a cholesterol check-up in September so will mention it at the clinic then.  I like to be sure I am managing my heart arrhythmia and its attendant problems properly.  Sun is out now but more rain forcast for us this evening and all day tomorrow.  We are on yellow alert for flooding from midnight.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 09:54

Flumpy comfrey is great fot the garden too!  Have a great supply of the leaves in my spinney but no way can I get there today.  see pictures.





My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 23/08/2015 at 08:54

Very dark here and still raining.  We had a lot of rain through the night.  Yellow warnings of heavy rain for today and tomorrow from the met. office for Bristol.  The swelling in my feet is better - one back to normal, the other getting there.  Putting them up helped.  The temperature forecast for tomorrow is 15 max which is 10  degrees below yesterday's max!  I will get my cardigan out again.  No chance of any gardening for the next four days or so so should be well rested by then!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 17:07

Not if you have no flowers yet.  The leading bud is the one you pinch back to get the side shoots with more flowers.  Give it time, flumpy.  October is outside chrysanthemum time.  My bargain ones would all be hothouse bred no doubt.  Cakes sound nice.  It has been too hot today for my heart so had swollen feet for the first time ever.  Looked up NHS direct which said to put your feet up three or four times in a day which I did and swelling has gone now but that may be because the sun has gone behind the clouds and it is a bit cooler.  Anyway I was sensible and the only gardening I did was tying up my giant sunflowers to their stakes and a bit of deadheading.  No digging or pruning or anything that would make me breathless!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 13:38

My "Maid Marion" rose is still smelling delightful at the back door.  This Speckled Wood butterfly nearly got stepped on in the conservatory.




My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 12:32

My gazanias are still dazzling.



My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 09:42

Missed the pink chrysanthemum.



My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 22/08/2015 at 09:39

Took some pics of my new chrysanrhemums with their hundreds of buds on.








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