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Posted: 13/01/2016 at 12:24

Well, as you can tell from all my posts, I'm having a lazy PJ day today, I've cleaned up the devastated kitchen, put some washing on and now I am going to watch TV, carry on with my Peter Rabbit cross stitch and post on the forum.  Woe betide anyone who scuppers my plans.

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 12:19

Yes, Fidget those are the scultures, they are so beautiful,  I forgot to ask for a Laburnum walk like the one at Dorothy Clives garden and a huge Wisteria that flowers without being pruned am I too late?

What new seeds will you be trying this year?

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 12:15

I've growing Snapdraggon Twinny Rose, Heliotrope, Lobelia Regatta, Osteospermum Ecklonis, Felicia Heterophylla 'The Rose', Diascia Barberae 'Pink Queen', Lupin dwarf Pink Fairy and Achillea Ptarmica 'The Pearl'.

I've got seedlings of Meconopsis Sheldonii 'Lingholm', Erysiumum Cheiri 'Ivory White', Aquilegia 'Sweet Rainbow, Foxgloves 'Alba' and Snapdraggon 'Madam Butterfly' going great gun in the greenhouse.

I've also grown old fashioned sweet peas for the first time, instead of Spencers as I'm hoping to increase the perfume.

No more seed buying for me, anyone would think I already had my Fantasy Garden rather than a relatively small urban plot.

David Austin Roses, are they worth it?

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:55

I do think the perfume improves with age. Claire Austin was new to me last summer and the perfume was beautiful but not very strong.  Also the weather has an impact, I find they always smell stronger in the warm sun and after summer rain.


Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:47

Great sentiment Liri.  It's amazing what what we can do in the face of adversity.

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:39

And I want some of those Fairy and Dandelion sculptures.  Can't remember who posted about them on here but I would need a lottery win to afford one.

I think I've fallen in love

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:33

I bought Neon Star last year and it's beautiful.


Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:32

Help, everyone's talking about P******e again

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:29

Oh and can I have a magical barrier that didn't allow any noise in from noisy neighbours, garden machinery or loud music but did allow me to hear the doorbell when delivery men arrive.

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:26

Ooh Topbird great minds eh.

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ID Please 
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