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Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 17/07/2013 at 07:29

Morning everyone.



Just a few pics from my garden taken over the last few days





 Hot Chocolate Rose

gravel garden.  

Have a good day, lovely to see all the different gardens thanks for sharing.

Unusual visitor to bird table?

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 10:21

We have a pair of mallards that have started to visit our fish pond, with a possible view to nesting in the margins.

Yesterday morning Mrs Mallard was pecking up crumbs from the bird table.

The photo is a bit dark, but I had to creep up on her before she flew off.

 What has happened to the photos on the forum?

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 10:10




Tulip Prinses Irene, bought after seeing them at Sissinghurst last spring. narcissus Minow and narcissus Intrique, outside the back door.


 They look like flames.

Frogspawn 2013

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:14

Morning All.

We had Mr and Mrs Mallard on our pond yesterday morning, don't know where they came from. They disturbed some of the frogspawn while trying to eat the weeds at the side of the pond. I cleared them of and they have not been back, thank goodness. The tadpoles are developing ok, a bit slow, but you can see a difference in size.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 12:16

Nr Lincoln.

Cold east wind, but bright and sunny.

Fleece need both for the greenhouse at night and me during the day.

Have a good day everyone.


Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 16:41

Lovely Pics Liz. My forget-me-nots and wallflowers are just showing colour, just need a few more days warmth and they will be out.

Lots of daffs in flower, and early tulips in big bud. Makes you feel better when the sun shines.


Bee spotting

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 16:04

Hi everyone.

I've just come in from gardening and have seen quite a few bees today on the hellebores, and one that had ventured into the greenhouse. Last Thursday I saw a bumble bee on the garage door, must have been attracted by the warmth from it.

It's lovely to hear them buzzing about, lets hope we get some more flowers out soon for them to forage on. They need all the help they can get.


Fork Handles

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 12:02

Morning Folks.

Lovely morning here if a tad cool.

Where to start in the garden, lots of jobs to catch up with. Remaining lilies to sort out, then the cold frame, some of the plants have not survived the winter, so must have clear out and make room for some more that can come out the greenhouse.

Bjay -Best of luck with the wedding cake. I made my daughters, and 2 nieces in the past,  quite a responsibility, but all turned out OK.

Have a productive and happy day.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 11:54

Nr Lincoln.

Beautiful sunshine, cool breeze. OH hoping to get a row of potatoes in. He has covered the soil with old perspex roofing sheets, so it has warmed up. Fingers crossed.

We have got the windows open too. Lovely.



Fork Handles

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 22:21

Dare I say it Derek, but we could do with some rain here in Lincolnshire.

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