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Damp soggy garden but some hope here and there !


Well it rained all day yesterday today fog and drizzle totalled up my rainfall in my gauge for December 14 1/2 inches 352 mm !! Went around garden after lunch in the drizzle to try taking photo,s with my new toy ( ipad ) lol my heather,s look quite good my little group of cutting,s taking from my front garden are really starting to grow mind you they have taken a few year,s there is a photo of the Holly Bush I have in a pot but don’t know the name of it lost the label has now got 5 berries ,there are 2 fuchsias a friend gave me the small one he said was called Hawkshead and was quite rare don’t know if it,s true ! And lastly there are some little bulb,s coming up oh no !! another senior moment can remember what they are must be the copious amount of Red Wine I consumed over the Christmas period lol .had some the good bottles as gift,s make,s a change from 3 for £10 that our oap pension,s stretch,s to if you get to see the photo,s which were added via my ipad it’s thanks to Paulthegardener for his help .there is also a skimmia cutting which is coming along nicely it must be all that rain !!! .

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Yes nice to see something happening, heathers are supposed to be making a comeback! The Hawkshead fuchsia is not that unusual, it has dainty white flowers and is very hardy, I have the pink version called Flashlight which is indestructable.

3 Jan, 2013


Your plants look nice and healthy ... I hope this fog lifts soon. It's a very dark day. (better than snow though lol)

3 Jan, 2013


Thanks lizziebee yes the fuchsia had a tiny white flower on it when I was given it , Hywel the fog has hardly lifted here and it's a really dark day roll on spring !!

3 Jan, 2013


very healthy looking plants. lets hope for a better year this year.

3 Jan, 2013


I agree with SBG, they all look really healthy. Hope the weather is a bit better for you today!

4 Jan, 2013


we've had a cold wind but glorious blue sky and sun. so got out there this afternoon. :o)

4 Jan, 2013

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