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Spring Garden .... One Year with GOY

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By alanb

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Lovely day today so I thought I would take a few pictures around the garden.

Looking North

Looking East (south end of garden).

Looking East (north end of garden).

Looking South

Kerria with Euonymous Fortunei in background.

Camellia

Anemone blande

Primroses

Wishing you all a great spring and summer in your gardens.

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So lovely Alan thankyou for the tour.

9 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks kath, you're welcome.

9 Apr, 2015

 

Wow Alan, its like a small stately home - just perfect! Would you like to come and give me some lessons in lawn care?

9 Apr, 2015

 

Love the reflections of the trees on the lawn! Beautiful spring garden Alan.

9 Apr, 2015

 

what lovely shaped beds in the lawns. the planting is eye catching.

9 Apr, 2015

 

Thank you, Sue, Karen and Sbg. It's time consuming keeping a garden tidy, as we all know, but its nice to be able to enjoy it, in this good weather.

Sue, we had a lucky escape with the lawn, earlier this year, as we had a mole digging around in January.

9 Apr, 2015

 

You have a lovely garden Alan, I do like a garden that encourages a meander and yours certainly does that, I dream of having perfect lawns but also love the company of my dogs, they are good really and rarely step on my flower beds but unfortunately playtime and lawns is not a perfect combination..

9 Apr, 2015

 

Great looking garden Alan. I don't see any neighbors which is not a bad thing at all.

9 Apr, 2015

 

Lovely pics, same to you :)

9 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks Sue, Paul and Jane. Our daughter has just visited with her two Jack Russells ... the lawn did get well scarified whilst they were here and the odd tete a tete flower head took a hit. Apart from that, not too much damaged at all. It was only a 4 day visit though ...They did provide some extra bark chips after chewing a few sticks .... lol.

Paul we have neighbours either side, fortunately the houses are well spaced out. You can see one of our neighbours garages behind the honeysuckle arch and fruit trees. This was my attempt to make it less conspicuous.

10 Apr, 2015

 

Lovely garden Alan everything looks so tidy!
OH cuts our grass it makes me mad that I spend hours weeding but it never looks anything until he cuts the grass!!, likes his stripes too lol.

10 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks Kathy. Very envious of a striped lawn. I never manage stripes with my littly hand mower, as it only has a light roller. Did you see the Alan Titchmarsh series, were they surveyed Britains best lawns. A gentleman in Scotland has won it regularly, he cuts his lawn every day in summer, it was just fabulous, but he never went on a holiday in summer, so as to keep his lawn looking nice. You would think the edges had been trimmed with a straight edge and scalpal.

10 Apr, 2015

 

Morgan never chews, he's a choc/lab and at nearly 12yrs old is quite happy just laying in the sunshine, now Brynner is a dab hand at pruning, therefore providing his own sticks, he's a flatcoat retriever and at only 5yrs is still full of energy and very playful, luckily he always prunes the Buddhlia that grows in the dogrun, almost as if he's saying that anything in there is his, lol......

10 Apr, 2015

 

He obviously likes to keep his dog run tidy ... "well trained", I'd say. Off to feed some Rhodies at the Golf Club now.

10 Apr, 2015

 

Beautiful spring garden Alan, ...sunshine too. Lovely.

10 Apr, 2015

 

No I didn't see that Alan, you wouldn't get Rob missing his holiday lol a bit of a sun worshipper.

10 Apr, 2015

 

A very inspiring garden. Thank you for sharing.

11 Apr, 2015

 

Hi Wendy and Alan ..
North, South, East, West.. looking good in all directions. :o)

11 Apr, 2015

 

Thank you Klahanie, Simbad, Diane and Terra. Bit of a dramatic climate change today though, hale, sleet, rain and high winds during my round of golf today.

11 Apr, 2015

 

Irritating, those strong winds .. .. if the weather had been better, you'd have been up there in the top ten, with Jordan and Charley ;o)

11 Apr, 2015

 

It all loooks wonderful Alan, A lovey well planned and cared for Garden;0))

11 Apr, 2015

 

Hi Terra .. you must have been watching the "Masters" ?
So many new names and players these days .. it's big money these days, if your any good at it. In my youth, there was only three big names, they were Player, Palmer and Nicklaus.

Thank you Carole ..... you keeping well ?

12 Apr, 2015

 

Yes, Alan .. lots of new names doing well ... but I haven't had opportunity to watch much of the TV coverage ... keep practising those golf swings and we'll see you competing with Ernie and Angel ;o)

12 Apr, 2015

 

Terra, funny you mention Ernie, I have one of his bags. <];~)) Jordan played a blinder, leading from day1.

13 Apr, 2015

 

What a lovely garden thanks for letting us have a wander around .

15 Apr, 2015

 

Alan ... I hope Ernie has one of your bags... that would only be fair ;o)

15 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks Kidsgran .. glad you liked it.

Terra, I like the way your thinking 👍.... I'll ask him next time I see him at the Open.

15 Apr, 2015

 

Is there any need to post these pictures on here Alan? lol.

You'll do anything to make me jealous won't you?
Seriously, Alan, it's absolutely beautiful.

27 May, 2015

 

Thanks Len, glad you like the photos. We're now into the pots and hanging basket season, so I need to get the water butts full of rainwater (hopefully). Shame it doesn't only rain at night, still I'm sure in years to come someone will be able control that.... lol

28 May, 2015

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