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THE BIG 50th PART ONE......

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ON JUNE 19TH WE CELEBRATED OUR 50 GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, OH DECIDED WE WOULD SPEND THE NIGHT AWAY AT A LOVELY HOTEL IN THE NEW FOREST……

On the way to the Hotel we decided to stop off at SPINNERS which is a two and a half acre peaceful woodland garden over looking the Lymington Valley.


A little humour along the way!!
Unfortunately we did not choose the best time to visit this garden, it is really a Spring garden, but the views were lovely and the woodland walk very interesting.


A beautiful example of a Cornus Kousa Satomi…..


The bog garden was so colourful with all the primula, and a wonderful selection of bog plants.


Was very intrigued with this shrub, only to find Karensusan had published a photo of one, a bit of a mouthful…
SINOCALYCANTHUS HARTLAGE WINE a very impressive shrub.
There were new areas being developed, such as the pond with yours truly on the bridge lol, but the woodland and other area needed a lot of work, and were looking rather tired, perhaps living on their past glory, a lot of money and work would be needed to keep this garden from getting out of hand……we enjoyed the visit, but were saddened by the way it was falling behind, so easily done in the current climate.
The next part will follow shortly, thanks for looking my friends.

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Many Congratulations to you and your OH,Dd2,on your 50th wedding Anniversary.a wonderful achievement..A lovely place to go to celebrate such a special occasion...glad you had a lovely time..:o) x

27 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations to you both!......Lovely place to wander through.

27 Jun, 2013

 

Well, I imagine you've left out the neglected bits because it all looks beautiful. What a wonderful setting and I do hope they manage to get things back on track. Also, congratulations on 50 years together, which seems impossible, looking at the picture of you on the bridge, as you look incredibly youthful!! Hope you had a wonderful time in the New Forest; how lovely of your OH to arrange that.

27 Jun, 2013

 

What a lovely way to celebrate 50 year,s together doing what you both enjoy lovely photo,s .

27 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations on your 50th Wedding Anniversary :) x

27 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations, 50 years is such an achievement well done you.

27 Jun, 2013

 

You don't look old enough to be having a golden wedding! a great way to spend your day. I loved the cornus and Barney's bone especially!

27 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations. A shared interest in gardening should be on the lifetime menu for all newly weds.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations on your special Anniversary ~ what a lovely way to spend your Anniversary together!

28 Jun, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Congratulations from me .
Spinners I have not seen for many years when I did visit several times in 1980s It influenced the layout of my garden but of course on a much smaller scale, is there still a nursery within.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations to you both on your 50th DD. Quite an achievement these days, well done. Pleased you enjoyed your little time away. Not been to Spinners but some interesting things going on there by the looks of it.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratultions to you both on your Golden Wedding how wonderful to be taken to this wonderful area.

Looking forward to part 2.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations on achieving your 50th anniversary. Thank you for including the goy family by showing us your photos. Best wishes for many more happy years together.

28 Jun, 2013

 

SINCERE CONGRATULIONS FROM ME TOO. YOU BOTH LOOK YOUNG, HEALTHY AND ENERGETIC AND I WISH YOU TO CELEBRATE TOGETHER MANY -MANY MORE YEARS. AN ACHIEVEMENT OR NOT I DO NOT KNOW AS I HAVE MANY RELATIVES AND A FEW LIVING HERE IN LONDON WHO HAVE BEEN TOGETHER FOR 60 AND 70 YEARS. MY PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS DID THE SAME.
DIFFERENT VALUES, DIFFERENT PRIORITIES, DIFFERENT EXPECTATIONS, DIFFERENT QUALITY OF LIFE I DO NOT KNOW.
I HAVE BEEN MARRIED MYSELF FOR 44 YEARS AND UNLESS ONE OF US DIE I CAN SEE NO REASON WHY WE WILL NOT MAKE IT FIFTY OR MORE YEARS TOGETHER. WE HAVE OUR ARGUMENTS AND DISAGREEMENTS EVERY DAY BUT SEPARATION AND DIVORCE HAS NEVER BEEN CONSIDERED AS A BETTER OPTION.
VERY SORRY IF I HAVE OFFENDED ANY OF YOU BUT THIS IS MY PERSONAL VIEW AND I MIGHT BE WRONG.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations on your 50th Wedding Anniversary. And thanks for sharing your lovely photos.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations to you both, Dotty you definitely were a child bride :o))

28 Jun, 2013

 

congratulations - lovely place for a celebratory walk together :O)

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations to you Both, many more Happy Years together. What a lovely place to spend it! :-)

28 Jun, 2013

 

To celebrate 50 years of marriage together is a blessing so many congratulations. Glad you had a good time together. Thanks for sharing.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations, what an achievement! Glad you had a good day out, thanks for the blog.

28 Jun, 2013

 

Oh my goodness thank you all so much, how kind you all are, will try and reply later with the next part of the blog, but have to tidy the house and garden!! a big family party tomorrow, praying for good weather, you are all such lovely people.....xxxx

28 Jun, 2013

 

Weather forcast looks like it going to be a good warm weekend.... enjoy your party Dd

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations to you both.have a great weekend!
There are lots of lovely gardens in that area..I think Knoll Gardens Is one of my favourites with lots of grasses and spectacular Eucalyptus trees!

28 Jun, 2013

 

Congratulations Dd...Hope you have a lovely time...great blog....Isnt that Cornus fabulous?.....:>)

28 Jun, 2013

 

Gralew, Paul, and Motty many thanks we had a great weekend the weather was hot, people had to resort to sun hats, and sit in the shade.........back to normal today!!

2 Jul, 2013

 

"You Cannot be Serious" !!!!! 50 years? you just have to be fibbing or have found that elusive "fountain". Congrats to you and Peter and thanks for sharing your anniversary with us, and hope we can share many many more!
Loved the walk, that's one I didnt know about. It sounds a bit like Minterne Magna (would you believe it, Carol Klein did a piece on that on Gard.World the other week). That "slightly neglected" feel. But still very worth going to.

4 Jul, 2013

 

Hi Tet, thanks for that, sometimes I feel it I can assure you.
I must look up Minterne Magna, you hit the nail on the head 'slightly neglected' is a delightful way to describe Spinners, but as you say worth a visit.

4 Jul, 2013

 

Belated congratulations to you both. What a lovely place to celebrate the event.

4 Jul, 2013

 

Thanks Gee it was.....

4 Jul, 2013

 

Congratulations!

4 Jul, 2013

 

Such a fabulous garden Dd......and many congratulations on your 50th Wedding Anniversary!! I'm not sure if you received my PM on the 19th, but best wishes too from Amy and Tony......many more Happy Years to come and from your photos.....how on earth can you have been married 50 years.....you look great!!......much love Janey and Ian. XX

7 Jul, 2013

 

Janey that was very sweet of you, I find it so hard to believe we have been married 50 years, it's as if it is happening to someone else!! I believe Amy and Tony have been married 50 years also, hope they are both having a lovely time, looking forward to Amy's blogs when she returns.....Thank you once again for your very kind comments, bless you...xx
Liasciubba thanks you, so kind.

7 Jul, 2013

 

Many congratulations .we had WA in June and went bath for the weekend:)

11 Jul, 2013

 

Shahida congrats to you both, we like Bath very much, hope you had an enjoyable time.

11 Jul, 2013

amy
Amy
 

Congratulations Angela I'm glad you had such a lovely time and thank you Janey for adding my good wishes to .. :o)

12 Jul, 2013

 

Thanks Amy, it was very kind of Janey, bless you both..xx

13 Jul, 2013

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