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It,s been a good weekend plantwise *If not for the weather *


By amy


Yesterday we went to a plant fair held within the grounds of Blacksmith,s Cottage Nursery supported by the RHS.
It was opened by Roy Lancaster who was to give a talk later ,another talk was given by Bob Flowerdew , There were various specialist stands plus some arts and crafts .
We bought two plants there … yes .. only two .a Tricyrtis Formosano Stolonifera and a Molinia Transparent ( a lovely tall feathery grass )
Sunday we went to Urban Jungle , I wanted to see Noseypotters tree man sculpture , I wasn,t disappointed.., it,s brilliant .
much to our surprise everything was half price in a sale , it,s the most fantastic place ,the plants are huge , I,ve never seen such big plants ,it is like a jungle , they specialize in tree ferns ,cannas huge bamboos ,bannana trees all sorts of wierd and wonderful plants , again we bought two plants a Canna " Durban"and Hedychium ( Ginger ) it,s tall and it,s extremely hardy .
All we have to do now is decide where to plant them .
And maybe go back BEFORE THE SALE ENDS .

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hi Amy
sounds lovely.
I'd love to meet bob flowerdew i blame him for half the recycled things in my garden!

7 Sep, 2008


You had two nice days out Amy. I remember Roy Lancaster had a series of gardening programmes some years ago . I can't remember the name now but I taped a lot of them. Oh yes - Garedn Club it was called. I remember now. They were interesting.
Did you take any photos ?

7 Sep, 2008


I only took the one of Nosypotters treeman and the plants I had bought Hywel , i,m telling you it was so cold ,windy and the rain , we went inside to have a cup of tea and couldn,t have one because there wasn,t any electric LOL
But the plants were fantastic , if you can look at
I think i,ve caught a cold ,cos i,ve got the sniffles today !!!

7 Sep, 2008


Oh dear, Amy . I think you need that cuppa you missed when the electric was off.
Hope you'll feel better tomorrow.

7 Sep, 2008


Amy sounds like a good day despite the bad weather. your new plants look great. hope you didnt catch a cold out there

8 Sep, 2008


I think I have got the sniffles Eileen , I have been taking some of my own medicine to hopefully ward it off :o(
Thanks Hywell , I hope so to :D

8 Sep, 2008


aww Amy, well i hope it clears up soon for you.

8 Sep, 2008

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