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Soggy Saturday

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Scraping the Barrel to find something the rain has not washed out.
About 4pm put my boots on and risked life and limb to go down to the Fern bed and this what I found.


These are the first Astilbes in flower in the garden


This bit being very photogenic


Mentioned before the Royal Fern flowering in a strange way i find it fascinating ,I suppose because I don’t associate ferns with flowers


These are in the same area the planters are screwed to a log which branched three ways They are about three feet off the ground.
The top Fern in the picture is what the baby ferns (Polystichum Setiferum) should look like in about four years time,just one option to keep them in pots.
Only other thing blooming was Jamie and did not think you need another picture of him.

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that white astilbe and the Polystichum Setiferum are absolute gems, i love your idea of screwing the pots to the log.

7 Jul, 2012

 

Love your white Astilbe. The flowers on the Royal Fern are most unusual and I agree with you rather fascinating, I've not come across them before. Will they make some kind of seed/spore which you can use for propagation?

7 Jul, 2012

 

The Astilbes and Ferns really compliment each other Brian, it was well worth the effort to get the photograph for us to see and much appreciated..

7 Jul, 2012

 

White astilbe is fab - i didn't realise you could get them in white....can feel another addition to the wish list coming on!

7 Jul, 2012

 

Ferns are lovely aren't they? Your Astilbes look great too, but I could never tire of Jamie -in bloom or otherwise!

7 Jul, 2012

 

garden looks lovely Brian and any amount of pics of Jamie is good to me :o)

7 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks for taking the time to get these pics to share with us. Well worth the effort. Your garden is a work of art. As is the irresitible Jamie. I'm surprised he managed to keep out.

8 Jul, 2012

 

Your Astilbes are looking good, looks like your garden has enjoyed all this rain

8 Jul, 2012

 

Lovely pics , Bjs ; the rain can't go on for ever ( or can it ) .

8 Jul, 2012

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Suzy some parts of the garden are but i am not enjoying it.

8 Jul, 2012

 

I did mean irresistible Jamie.

8 Jul, 2012

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Jaykaty
Not sure if seed will germinate under UK conditions will need to read up on that .

8 Jul, 2012

 

N.B Must get a white Astilbe :-)

8 Jul, 2012

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Willi
Can't help you on that one, its taken ages to recover it was infested with Vine Weevil when i bought it about 3/4 years ago

8 Jul, 2012

 

Really, it was so lucky to find a home with you to look after it. Looks absolutly stunning now :-)

8 Jul, 2012

 

I for one consider extra pics of Jamie no hardship at all! Mind you the ferns are pretty good too!!

15 Jul, 2012

 

lovely - great choices ferns and astilbes there :)))

24 Jul, 2012

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