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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 18:51

Tee hee hee Lesley 

Nice plants girls .  Cannas are a little different Runny.  That is a calla lilly.  My cannas are already 3 or 4' tall with large leaves.  It will more than double in size over next few weeks so will need space

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 17:00

Sounds like me Lesley 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 16:57

Very hot despite a bit of a breeze. what little rain there was last night will have evaporated very quickly.  Agastaches loving the dry and heat.

Canna Lily

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 16:53

Brenda, are you referring to canna or cala lilies? 

You dont cut cannas back now.  These will grow,,according to variety, up to 9' or more.

Are you eating your home grown fruit and veg yet?

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 16:47

From your neighbour.'s greenhouse Valerie 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 12:12

Have loads and loads and loads and loads of FUN little Fairy 

well, Fairy, the way my 21 year old niece negotiated her car insurance renewal was as good as anything I could do.    A discount of over £100 from £570 to £460.  Yep the females are pretty formidable these days.  

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 12:10

Ate some blueberries ....(sshhhh!  Pinched someone's raspberries as I sorted her garden.....well,,I was hungreeeeeee)

potted on newly arrived plant.  I could plant up a pretty big border with good quality plants with all the plants I have waiting to go out. loads of echinaceas, dwarf kniphofias, agastaches, salvias, cannas, dahlias, verbenas, etc.

Dahlia ID and Other Plant ID

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 12:04

Yes I tend to agree.  Just enjoy them Gardenmaiden whatever they're called.  

doves taking over

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 12:02

Have starlings declined in numbers recently?, not too long ago they were a menace now I dont see them.

(nearby, relatively, is Paradise Park...bird breeding etc.....and occasionally an eagle would fly across and perch up high.  A deterrent?)

I've  come to enjoy the blackbird song here....no decline there.

a pair of doves call here a couple of times a year for few days at a time then move on

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/07/2015 at 11:56

You should be very proud there Wonky.  Excellent 

wot a colour Susan..........now that's what I call a rose 

been morn....very hot.  Helping a friend in her garden but she had no lager.    I feel quite bitter about that but I told her "ale be back". 

Got another plant delivery in the post today. Another agastache but its likely to be more tender so cuttings taken already.  A yellow variety to prob go with kniphofia orange and vanilla popsickle.

 

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An observation.....

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look wot she did to me........

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Echi what?

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Such a shame......

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Even you hard hearts......

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Ok...its nasty

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Doomed I tell you.......

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Is this an arrogance?

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Invasion....no likee

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