Tag Archives: flowers

Pretty Pink

I have often mentioned the beautiful garden we have up the road which is always well tended and a riot of colour. Photos: top 2021, bottom right 2018 and left 2020 Passing by on our walk yesterday, I noticed some … Continue reading

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Just a couple of random shots………

Our buddlieah bush didn’t do very much last year after we’d moved it from our compost box the year before. Photos 2018 We have noticed that every other buddlieah bush in the area is purple, whereas our is white, so … 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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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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Five Things Tuesday from Melanie

Melanie is our temporary hostess for Dr Tanya’s Five Things challenge today due to family bereavement. Today our theme will be five flowers you admire (to give to someone or for yourself). I love lilac, and the house over the … Continue reading

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I missed this

Walking the dog this morning, I noticed this and don’t know how I missed it before. Reaching into my pocket though, I discovered I didn’t have my phone! I remembered to take it this afternoon and took this picture: Once … Continue reading

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He’s lost it……………

A dog walking friend has ‘fessed up that he has finally ‘lost it’ due to the coronavirus lockdown. He decided to help his wife in the garden by watering the plants and set the hose up accordingly. He was not … Continue reading

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The Canterbury Bells

Thank you everyone, my mystery flower has been identified as Canterbury Bells. In floriography, it represents gratitude, or faith and constancy. The reason we didn’t see it last year from our box of mixed seed is because this biennial herbaceous … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

Calling all gardeners………………. does anyone know what this is please? We didn’t have it in the patch last year, and I can’t find it in my book. Our neighbour took an picture and she can’t find it either.  Hollyhock is … Continue reading

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Twenty Four Hours later

This was yesterday This was about an hour ago This was yesterday This was also about an hour ago

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