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May In Your Garden

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 10:38

Morning All,

Hope everyone is well.

A very grey start here, but had a potter about and checked on things.  Everything is growing at a rate of nots, so I took some piccys and posted them on the photo thread.  If it brightens up later, I may do some weeding.

Yvie

OLD MAN TULIPS

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 10:29

Hi Pash,

I've had the same happen with some of the big headed varieties, in particular.  I gently shake some of the water off, and when dryer, they stand back up again.

Yvie

Garden Gallery

Posted: 02/05/2012 at 10:21

Morning All,

Some offerings from my garden this very morning...

http://s1097.photobucket.com/albums/g353/Yvieh/Early%20May%20Photos/

Yvie

May In Your Garden

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 17:49

Ok, man-up Geoffrey!  Stop sucking up to Winter , She'll see through your puppy-dog eyes soon enough, mark my words .  You little charmer, you.

You're as busy as ever Jo.  I've never grown Courgettes, or anything else on a compost heap.  I don't like Courgettes.

Yvie

May In Your Garden

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 17:18

Loving that Negrita Tulip kate.  Thanks for the name.  I'll add that to my never ending gardening list called 'I want'.

Only joking with the camera Geoff.  Love seeing your piccys. x

I see my lovely DD boys are headlining the Olympics concert!  Some fool had the temerity to suggest those spotty oiks, One Direction, as an alternative! Ha!

Yvie

May In Your Garden

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 16:45

Lovely pics Geoff, though I think you may have been on the sauce for number 4!  I bought some liner for my hanging baskets (only cheap), which aren't covered like yours with lovely weaved baskets  and the birds are gradually picking them to pieces for their nests.  Hope the begonias inside will survive all the abuse!

Koala, wasn't that nice of Inka to give me your Strawberries!   Please ask your Dad to pamper them whilst you're away, so that I can enjoy a bumper crop

Yvie

May In Your Garden

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 15:41

Loving the Tulips Kate, especially the Purple ones.  Are they Purple Prince or Blue Amiable?

Yvie

May In Your Garden

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 15:40

Winter, what a shame to lose such a fab plant.  I've always like Pampass Grass, and never had one, until we moved here 2.5 years ago.  But funny enough, I didn't know what this huge messy grass thing was at the end of a bed, because it never flowered.  I put a photo of it on the old board last year, and everyone said it was Pampass.  I was delighted, and a few weeks later, for the first time, it started throwing up these long stalks, which eventually turned into the big feathery pink plumes.  The house had been empty for about 2 years before we came here and there had been little or no garden maintenance, so I guess it just needed the tidying and clearing out that I'd been doing since we arrived.  It just took so time to recover I suppose.  Will you buy a small one to put somewhere else?

Yvie

Garden Gallery

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 14:41

Winter, beautiful and fabulously professional photos again.  Lovely pictures Lilylou. Your garden seems like some kind of garden fantasy-land to me, where everything is always in full flower.  Both lovely, thanks Ladies.

Yvie

Advice from the odlies :)

Posted: 01/05/2012 at 14:36

Thats a nice story Yvonne. The older generations are rarely appreciated the way they should be. I wish I'd become interested in gardening at an earlier age (was about 35, I think).  That way I could have gained some knowledge from my Nan whilst She was still around.  That Lady could grow anything, anywhere.  She was well and truly green fingered.  Sorely missed Nanny H x

Yvie

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