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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 15/08/2015 at 07:52

 Penstemon Plum Jerkum


Just catching up with all the beautiful flowers and veg, thanks everyone for sharing. here are a few taken the last couple of days.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 17:49

Thanks Busy-Lizzie.

Verdun, what  lovely colour combinations.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 27/07/2015 at 22:46

The weather on Sunday was wet and windy, but that didn't stop 65 people turning up to visit the garden, numbers were down from last year when we had 200, but that was because of the wet and I can't blame them.

Forgot to take photos, to busy serving tea and cake indoors.


Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 22:28

Thanks all for your lovely comments. I will take some photos of the day

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 20:04


Rain tomorrow, which is the last thing we need with the garden opening for NGS.

Tea and cake all ready, just hoping for better weather than they have forcast

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 06:52

Thank you all for the lovely comments.

This for me is the only way to grow hostas, as the ones in the garden get eaten alive, even with a hedgehog helping out with the slugs.

Busy trying to keep everything up together for our opening on Sunday, part of The National Garden Scheme, hoping for lovely weather.

When I get 5 minutes I am going to get some seed heads and arrange them, as Katherine W makes it look so pretty.

Off to prune 54 roses now, bye

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/07/2015 at 17:21


Beautiful Victoria Sponge, all looking so lush. Struggling here in the south west as we are not getting much rain and everything is going over so fast.

Mind you having a lot of pots is not making things easy for myself.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 17/07/2015 at 20:51

green fingered finch not sure of the name of the Penstemon, that's one I have forgotten, it's my age.

Susan Porter I would of replied earlier, but I have been playing with the Obedience plant, thanks for sharing that is amazing.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 15/07/2015 at 19:32

Susan Porter the white tall flower is Physostegia Snow Queen, I didn't know it was called the Obedience plant, I have just tried to turn a flower and I cant do it.

The hedge hog sign is actually made from pennies.

green fingered finch the pink flower is a Penstemon and comes up every year.

Just finished gardening for today, still trying to get ready for opening next Sunday.

I need Lily Pilly seating area, right now

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 14/07/2015 at 20:40


Loving the scarecrow.

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