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My lovely box of surprises from Karensusan63

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By annella

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I received a parcel from KarenSusan63 after work yesterday, I knew it was coming but not what was in it!
So exciting and very well wrapped, it took a few minutes to open.
Inside was Iris sibirica ’Perry’s Blue’, Erodium ‘Sweetheart’ and Corydalis Flexuosa. Karen grew the Erodium from seed.

I was able to plant the Corydalis Flexuosa in shady spot beside the steps where it can be seen easily. The Iris and Erodium have been potted up and will be planted at the weekend.

Iris sibirica ’Perry’s Blue’

Erodium ‘Sweetheart’

They are in the conservatory because the nesting Blackbirds in the garden are attacking my pots for chunky bits of compost. Cheeky birds, they pull up the plants and throw them out of the way!

Thank you Karen all the plants are lovely and will be treasured, the card was beautiful too. You really have cheered up my week.

Annella x

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what a wonderful gift Annella, that was very kind of Karen,

30 Mar, 2011

 

How kind of Karen to send you these lovely plants annella, No wonder it cheered you up..

30 Mar, 2011

 

Lovely plants ...
I have the same problem every spring/summer with blackbirds turfing out my plants from pots .. for nesting material ...

30 Mar, 2011

 

That's a lovely gift to receive and was very kind of Karen.
Lovely big healthy plants.

30 Mar, 2011

 

Beautiful plant choices you have received from Karen. Oh dear...not good with the blackbirds chucking your pot plants around!!! Naughty aren't they? lol

30 Mar, 2011

 

I also had a parcel from Karen yesterday, with similar plants. Instead of the erodium I had a Pulmonaria. All potted up now. Aren't we lucky, thanks Karen.

30 Mar, 2011

 

How lovely for you, Annella, no wonder you'e feeling cheerful. Enjoy their blooms later in the season. : o )

30 Mar, 2011

 

Aha! They all look ok, don't they! I chose that card because it had hot pink flowers Annie!! So glad you like them and I think you're going to love that Erodium! xx

30 Mar, 2011

 

Lovey plants .... what a great parcel to get....

30 Mar, 2011

 

Annie, there are a few Cyclamen Coum seedlings around the base of your Erodium! I thought I'd got them all, but I can still see a few!

30 Mar, 2011

 

What a lovely present - Karensusan is so generous.

30 Mar, 2011

 

how lovely anne, nice getting gifts and the card is pretty to, enjoy :o))

30 Mar, 2011

 

I did notice them Karen but wasn't sure if they were Erodium leaves, 4 lovely plants then!!

30 Mar, 2011

 

I love the Blackbirds but they are little **gg**s at this time of the year!

30 Mar, 2011

 

lol...I guess so..we'll say 4 plants then! yes, the blackbirds are turfing bark chippings all over my pea gravel as usual!!

30 Mar, 2011

 

wot a lovely pressieits so nice wen you get them ...... i got margerites of madge , so xcited wen they came ........ xmas all over again isent it lol , i find the little wrens pinching my radish seedlings lol

30 Mar, 2011

 

Lucky Girl, those are lovely!

30 Mar, 2011

 

Lucky lady,Annella,your kind gifts are lovely..hope they all do well for you .:o)

30 Mar, 2011

 

lovely xx

4 Apr, 2011

 

Such well grown plants, how lovely of Karen.

12 Apr, 2011

 

The Erodium has doubled in size already Dotty, another one I can't wait to see in flower.

13 Apr, 2011

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