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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 18:20

Love arum lilies 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 17:24

Amazing peaches etc Bob,  gorgeous Dahlias david and that lily tree Runny! 

Verdun,  the pink duo is wow

 The bees are all over my lavender

 The long view up the sunny border, will only get better as my Cotinus grows alongside the red banana, both babies at the moment

 Loving this clematis and verbascum combo

 Potentilla nepalensis climbing through euphorbia silver swan



Posted: 31/07/2015 at 15:53


What a great day I've had 

Sun is shining, housework all done by 10 and rest of day with my beloved, no not him, but my garden 

Was mindful to potter today due to weekend shifts but still managed to plant another hefty rescue clematis, John Paul I I. It got dug out early this year due to slug damage but I've never seen it in full glory since I bought it 3yrs back. It's had a hard time wrongly planted by me then last yr it grew well but withered late summer probably lack of moisture, so this time I've given it a treasured spot where it's particular clay, so plenty of nutrients once it gets its feet down. 

I also made drifts from a congested clump of Cowslips, to look more natural next spring.  Finished some other jobs and watered the newest stuff so it doesn't wilt while I'm working 

Mostly happy with all three garden rooms 

Bath time! 


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 09:04

Morning all 

What shall I do with my day? 

Just finished watching the Autistic Gardener, wow, that show makes me humble. Genius concept for so many reasons, can't wait for more 

Best get up now then, maybe I'll wash the car today, a bit of light pottering and a read in the bath later. Worn out after 6 hrs driving lessons this week, she's away for two weeks now which gives me a rest and time to practice in my own car 

Compost babies

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 07:58

What are they?

Re Positioning

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 15:50

Put them in the sun 


Posted: 30/07/2015 at 15:42

Thanks for the dental info and concerns, we will enquire about what's best to do under the circumstances 

Been in the garden all day, started with Penstemon cuttings and then decided to crack on with getting some rescued or purchased plants in the ground. Clematis Wesselton at the arch, then the red banana and the  physocarpus Diable D'or, all in meaty holes.

Had to re-arrange some Alchemilla mollis and Geranium johnson's blue which was a nuisance really and finished with the front of a sunny border, where I planted two more Iris Carnival Time along with three large Sedum telphinium Purple Emperor 

Resting now before driving lessons 


Posted: 30/07/2015 at 09:36

Morning all 

OH's dentist was a bit difficult, he had an extraction at the front side and a denture fitted, which we thought was odd when they planned it a few weeks back, so he went home with a nice smile but then we thought it best to let the air get to the wound, but taking the denture out was nigh on impossible and there was lots of blood and unnecessary upset! 

Today it's very sore and we won't be going anywhere near the denture for a little while 

I'm at home today, lovely pleasant day, hope to be in the garden with more driving lessons later. But yesterday Flynn caught a baby bird under a shrub and it was terribly upset as were we, although it survived, the sparrows now squark with alarm every time they see him 

He's a gentle thing, I guess it's just a game and his terrier instinct. Of course we shall try to train him out of this 


trowbridge in bloom

Posted: 30/07/2015 at 09:25


Your garden looks in very good health and blooming it's little heart out 


Posted: 29/07/2015 at 11:28

Let's hope it's nothing too serious 

We all know someone right? 

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