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Some sunshine

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Update on what is happening and been happening in and around the garden ,Firstly we had a delightful visit and meal out with lily 2 and Valadel,a few photos,unfortunatly i was banned from showing one in its entirety (female thing)others show what is in flower.


Blue sky and sun


Lily talking to my ducks


The first flowers on my water lily same day as lily visited


Love the Begonia colour and foliage, plan more for 2013


So out for lunch.This is is the result of letting them drink Somerset Cider


Lily admiring the pub flowers


Val and Pauline(can’t quite see what Val is up to


Not allowed to show the face as it may incriminate who picked the flower


Back to my garden and a few more flowers
Rudbeckia Bruno

Echinea ‘White Swan’


This years seedlings of Rudbeckia Irish Mist,from seed saved 2011


Close up of Irish Mist


Ivy leaf Geraniums better late than never


Tagetts


Crocosmia
Hibiscus


A favorite Fern


Cyclamen Purpurescens in Trough


Primula Palmatum in Trough


Geranium close up ( out of order) all up to date now

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It sounds like you had a very pleasant lunch date. The rose looked a bit big to hide up your jumper..... Your geraniums are really pretty. I have a Hibiscus but this is the first year it has shown any sign of growing. I will be so pleased if its going to have such beautiful coloured flowers as yours eventually.

21 Aug, 2012

 

looks like you all had a great time!!

21 Aug, 2012

 

Lol, BJS, I liked that censorship idea, hahaha :))) Checking your white Echinacea, they do not appear green to me at all. Must tell you, that today I bought a new sort of Echinacea "Maui Sunshine", do you know it?
Your Rudbeckias are absolutely amazing, but Bruno is the best :)

21 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Homebird it's a giant Begonia it had actually fallen off.
Never thought before Blackmore & Langdon is only a short distance from where we were probable they buy them from them.

21 Aug, 2012

 

What a lovely day out and some fantastic flowers and plants. I really like the fern and the colours of the ivy-leaved geraniums and normally I'm not a fan of tagetes but I have to say they look great en masse in that photo. Are they a simpler form than the usual French Marigold?

21 Aug, 2012

 

Love the Irish Mist - always avoided rubeckia because I thought they were all orangey colours! This wish list of mine just keeps expanding. Sounds like a good value plant if you saved seed from last year! (All the more pennies to spend on cider Lol ;-D)

21 Aug, 2012

 

Looks like a great day out! Love the silvery/purple fern.

22 Aug, 2012

 

Lovely blog Brian, and great to see the girls. You have some gorgeous flowers in your garden. The fern is lovely. Is that the same one you sent to me. Love it.

22 Aug, 2012

 

Lovely selection Brian, especially the Rudbeckia. I love the Irish Mist and your White Swan is gorgeous.
All my doubles grew this year except the "Pineapple" and the Goldsturm in the front garden is going great guns.

But I dont know what happened to my Harvest Moon and White Swan, they both started growing in their pots in spring and then just disappeared never to be seen again! Was sooo disappointed!

Great to see the girls having a nice time. Love to all.

PS Your Canna has just started to flower...am going downstairs now to take a picture!

22 Aug, 2012

 

Brilliant blog, you all looked to being having a great time, I just loved the censored photo, very funny

22 Aug, 2012

 

Laughed at censored photo you should of named the blog Who done It :+) Your Hibicus is it the double one as it looks like one I have, lovely happy blog

22 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Sixpence that one is single.

Tuesdaybear they are very tiny as individuals,grew them from seed as a sort of alternative to busy lizzies

Pleased you liked the censored picture.lol
Kat no I have not seen Maui sunshine is it yellow.

22 Aug, 2012

 

Enjoyed your blog Brian. Fancy you taking 3 ladies out to lunch.

22 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Dawn
I have my moments,the term ladies is probably stretching it a bit.lol
Before i get into any more trouble perhaps i should clarify that one of the three is my Wife.

22 Aug, 2012

 

FABULOUS BLOG, LOVE THE LITTLE BOY FISHING OVER THE FENCE:-)))))))))))

23 Aug, 2012

 

lovely Bjs - rudbeckias are lovely

23 Aug, 2012

 

Brian, if I was you I would retire while I was still in one piece ! LOL !

23 Aug, 2012

 

Hahaha Brian, I agree with Vall, think you're pushing your luck a bit now.

23 Aug, 2012

 

Dawn, Brian was in his element with us 3 ladies and treated us to a lovely lunch and a tour round his garden which is just beautiful. I went home with about 6 new plants from Brian, one of which is "Irish Mist" which I'm really looking forward to flowering. Brian is so generous and I would have gone home with lots more had I not been travelling by train. They all arrived home in perfect condition Brian, many thanks for a lovely day out :o))

28 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Lily nice to hear from you,It was my pleasure and enjoyed the day immensely next time we will have a luggage van put on the back of the train.I expect we could fill it up (nearly)
Val said you have had more treatment on the eye hope it has done some good.
Brian x

28 Aug, 2012

 

I'm sure you're right about filling a luggage van Brian but I don't think my garden would cope! Yes the eye injection seems to be improving things a bit thanks. Did Val also tell you that I got on the wrong train so all those plants had a long circular trip around Bristol before ending up back whizzing through Keynsham! LOL

29 Aug, 2012

 

Awww Lily, what a star Brian is and a perfect host, glad you enjoyed your day.

29 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Oh Lily did that mean you missed your other connections.
Not heard that from Val so assume it was her fault.

30 Aug, 2012

 

Yes I did Brian but I found my way home eventually, just 2 hours later than planned! Can't blame Val for this one I'm afraid, all my own fault.

30 Aug, 2012

bjs
Bjs
 

Lily.we will blame her anyway.Did you know she has put her back out,she recons lifting pots,But was rabbiting on about having an odd job man in, so draw your own conclusions.

30 Aug, 2012

 

Oooh Brian you are naughty.......but could well be right! LOL. I shall endeavour to get the truth out of her.

30 Aug, 2012

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