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Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:13

Wide Brim not Brom.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:12

Hi folks, lovely photos everyone (I love Rhododendron's too)

Here's a few photos taken today.

Astrantia Ruby Star


Clematis Omoshira

Euphorbia Fireglow

Host either Wide Brom or Snow Cap

Rhodo think it's golden torch or could be Percy Wiseman

Bluebells and Weigelia

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 12:40

Not long now Clari before you experience that feeling of freedom.  At least you'll be warmer in the new job if nothing else.

Lots of rain this morning   The garden already looks better for it. 

Have been out and run quite a few errands, it was quite nice walking in the rain.

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 12:28

Morning all,  Just had a quick walk round the garden after the rain and the petrichor is beautiful.

Next door neighbour popped round with a huge bunch of flowers for me to apologise in advance for the fact that her daughter is having a post prom party at their house tonight.  It's not due to start until 11.00 p.m. so it could well be a nadir moment for me.

Have got quite a few jobs done this morning.  Paid mum's bills, took a load of parcels back and did some holiday shopping in Boots.

Thinking of contacting Sarah Raven about some Cerinthe plugs.  They arrived in poor condition.  I've potted them up but some of them aren't looking any better.

Have always provided builders with copious amounts of tea but haven't fed them.

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 09:04

Morning all. Glad to see you back P'doc. You need to behave now and not cause Mrs P any more stress. 

Raining here and more forecast so the water butt   should get a refill.  Lots of jobs to do that I have been saving for a rainy day. Catch you later. 

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 08:47

Morning all. It's raining yippee!  I'm sure I heard the garden breath a huge sigh of relief. Lots of jobs to do today. Things I've been putting off while the sun has been shining. But first  I need to get out of bed  

GW Magazine

Posted: 11/05/2017 at 10:55

Dove you get the two for one card whether you subscribe or not. I bought the May mag. Not sure if you get the discount codes not at home to to check my copy

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 10/05/2017 at 22:31

Daughter and SIL were thinking of taking Jonah to the west of Scotland but I'm a bit concerned about the midge situation, is there a particular season for them or are they troublesome all through the summer?

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 10/05/2017 at 22:24

Evening all, I'm the same with those vacuum bags Hazel a couple of them worked but the others just ended up as expensive bin bags.

Debs the nursery was called New Barns. Not up to Ashwoods standards but the bedding plants were really good value so were the perennials.  The address is Bridgnorth Road, Hilton, Nr. Bridgnorth WV15 5PB Phone: 01746 710874

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 10/05/2017 at 17:46

Evening all, a glorious day here, really warm and sunny.  Popped out to a new nursery today on the way to Bridgnorth.  Really good plants at rock bottom prices.  Bought a few verbena, nothing else caught my eye as I already have my pot and basket plants etc.

Spent the afternoon in the garden planting out verbascum, delphiniums and aubretia.  Still have to find homes for loads of agastache and snapdragons. 

Have met quite a few celebs after working the theatre for a number of years.  Some good and some bad.

Sorry to hear you've had a rubbish week Daisy, hope things pick up soon.

Pansy, hope your brothers op is successful and that he's OK.

Debs, a lot of us on the forum have parental pressures.  Some days are good some are bad just unload on us if things get too bad.

Hope everyone has a good evening.  I'm on nanna duty tomorrow with Merri and Mabel so no gardening.

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