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After all the wind and rain,yes,we did get it eventually,but today is still very windy ,but mild and a bit of sunI have been out in the garden,I have now had to prune the tops of my roses,as they were were showing signs of wind rock.So they are now firmed in again.My favourite rose is a Floribunda called Fragrant Delight and lives up to its name.I have 3 more,which I took as stem cuttings about 4 or 5 years ago,and this year they have now made a good root system,and have been lovely.So I have been happy today,to get outside.
The other reason I am happy is because our daughter and her partner are expecting their first child in april,and went for their second scan yesterday,and all is well,so are really looking forward to our first grandchild.
Roll on Spring.Can’t wait to buy some little wellies,seeds etc! —never mind about toys,:o)) I think i am looking ahead a bit yet though!
I usually go Line dancing YEE HAH ! on thursday,but gave it a miss,as I preferred to be outside today,as it hasn’t given a very good forecast for tomorrow,more rain and wind,I think.Hope you haven’t suffered any long term damage to your homes and gardens this week.
Take care, Sandra

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Hi Sandra...
I'm pleased this was such a happy day for you in the garden with your roses, and the wonderful news of your daughter and partner... little wellies..love it ! Lol.

When you say you have three more, do you mean of the Fragrant Delight taken as stem cuttings, or are they of other roses ?

19 Nov, 2009

 

Congratulations what wonderful news, you having you 1st grand child, its the beginning of a bigger bank account needed, house and pantry lol as I started out at 38 being a grand parent now just 55 I have 9 hehe good luck. Lovely to hear you have settled your roses, also a day out in the garden.

19 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks.TT. yes,they are the stem cuttings from Fragrant Delight.it is disease resistant,and very prolific,and flowers all summer.Good all rounder.

thanks,Morgana,bigger bank account,yes,Bigger house,no way.Goodness me,a grandparent at 38,I was that age when I had my daughter.I always was a slow starter! but like everything else,got there eventually.lol.Just like this site!

19 Nov, 2009

 

Congratulations Sandra. I hope all goes well. I'm glad you had a good day in the garden too

19 Nov, 2009

 

Is Fragrant Delight on your photos, please, Bloomer ?

19 Nov, 2009

 

Lovely news - it's fun being a grandparent - and true what they say...you can give them back! LOL.

19 Nov, 2009

 

Congratulations granny in waiting!......

19 Nov, 2009

 

Thank you all for your good wishes.
Sorry TT,I haven't got one of the rose,as it was only at the bud stage when I took the garden photos,at the end of May.Ionly have a photo when we used to have them developed,before I was able to download them.I will remember for next year---a long time,I know.

20 Nov, 2009

 

How wonderful, a new grandchild! Seeing as my eldest is 4 and his baby sister just 7 mths I`m fairly new to it myself and I can tell you its fantastic being a Nanna!

Sandra x

23 Nov, 2009

 

Thanks Sandra,How lovely for you to have one of each.Looking forward to doing the silly things,that you would still like to do,but as a "golden Oldie"isn't
looked on as the "norm".Hey,Who cares? Sandra x

24 Nov, 2009

 

Hi Sandra

Congratulations on your happy news of your first Grandchild!

My Favorite rose is called Arthur Bell, It's a lovely hybrid tea, Very Fragrant, It's yellow tuning a buttery colour, i love roses, the fragrance of some is heavenly!

15 Dec, 2009

 

Thanks Mickey.It was great news,and mum to be is very well,(and dad to be too) !I have never had a Arthur Bell,but a friend has one,and yes,it has a lovely
fragrance.Haven't room for much more in my small garden,very frustrating,as I want almost everything I see on here...

16 Dec, 2009

 

sorry,must have pressed submit twice,and unusually for me ,nothing to say at the moment,but give me time:o)))

16 Dec, 2009

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