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From Spring to Summer


By alextb


A couple of tubs that have mad the transition from Spring to Summer, with a lot of hard work, and money spending.

Take a look.


The Spring display (taken during strong winds, hence damage)


Pelargonium Regalia"Purple"


The Pansies & Violas


Mini Dahlia “Paula”

Mini Dahlia “Anna”

Both tubs are lined with white and red trailing petunias.

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we have had damage to plants to Alex, its upsetting when we take so much care to make things nice isnt it, hope the weather changed soon, fed up with rain and cloud here. nice pics ;o)

17 May, 2011


The weather did change. The picture was taken shortly before the Spring display mysterioulsy died and left only a few pansies. At the time I was upset to see so much damage, and the tub never recovered. Now it has heakthy Summer plants. It was in need of a complete replacament for some time, but i just left it to it's own devices.

It is a shame that the pansies and violas started dying off, because it was a lovely display and I was lucky enough to have pictures of it. A neighbour also informed me that he had taken pictures as well.

We need sopme rain here after all the blistering hot Sun, but the cloud just lingers and makes it cold outside.

We want a hevay downpur over night, just empty the sky of cloud to revitalise the gardens and the brown dying grass, and then have some lovely warm Sunshine.

Thanks for the nice comment on the pics.

I think this comment is very long, so i am going to shut up now. LOL :o)

17 May, 2011


lol no worries, iv got my summer plants to go in pots and baskets but dare not plant them yet with bad weather, so in growhouse for now safe :o)

17 May, 2011


Very bright and cheerful Alex, that tub of pansies and violas was spectacular but your summer display will be as good with your care. You are so right, we are getting desperate here for rain but all we are getting are dull cloudy days, at least the wind died down today.....

17 May, 2011


Hello Alex! As Lincslass says, those violas were totally spectacular!! Your new plants will be lovely as well, and give you lots of colour through the summer, lovely!

17 May, 2011


Thank you for those nice comments.

We had a little rain overnight, as I aw that it was wet outside, but I think it was only light and the clouds are still as heavy.

18 May, 2011


flipin hek ............. you can have our rain , we desprate 4 sun !!! .................. but i must say those tubs are gawjuss ..................................
you do know if you cut down pansies and violas , they will bulk up and grow again !!! i never chuk em out .

23 May, 2011


If I'd known that, maybe I could ahve still had pansies & violas. Oh well, they look nice now as you say.

23 May, 2011


lol next time ................. save urself some dosh !!!

23 May, 2011


I will, thanks Cristina.

24 May, 2011

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