Category Archives: flowers and garden

Shame to waste………..

I have often said that Hubby will buy me flowers simply because he thinks I’d like some. It doesn’t have to be a special day, certainly not due to a guilt issue, but our roses have been so big and … Continue reading

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5 Things Tuesday — Things You Love About Summer

Dr Tanya is our host for the Five Things series. I can think of five things I hate about Summer (tourists, visitors, holidaymakers, heavy traffic and the heat!) so for five I love, hm. I can have ice cream any … Continue reading

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Peace

It’s taken a while, but our Peace rose has finally caught up and flourished practically overnight. I knew we had a lot of buds and had already picked one off that had gone manky when I pruned the dead leaves … Continue reading

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Yellow and White Roses

These are the first pictures of our yellow climber and the white iceberg is coming into its own too Our red In Loving Memory continues to bloom too Peace has definitely woken up and there are a lot of buds … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory Roses

I took these pictures of the main rose and bud this evening. I have not enhanced or cheated, they really are HUGE . The smell is awesome. These are for my Mum and the Dads. This is the main bloom … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden

Although we lived in the cottage for  7 years, we didn’t have what I would refer to as a cottage garden. Our frontage was laid to stone and it wasn’t until we decided to sell that we put some bedding … Continue reading

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Flower power

The Ancient Mariner took a bashing in the recent rain,  but we had a metal grill we put round it and it has survived well, no breakages. There are still a multitude of buds to open, and I took this … Continue reading

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Today is Monday 14th June

Hello and good morning everyone! It looks like it’s going to be another hot and muggy day. Thunder is due to hit us later in the week so a good storm will do the garden good and replenish our water … Continue reading

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Blooming lovely

No words, just pictures taken at 8.15 this morning  

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House and garden

We’ve been working outside today and the garden is looking quite lovely! This is how it was in October 2017 shortly after we moved in. I took these pictures today after Hubby had laid the final slabs and I’d cut … Continue reading

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