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New archway and cosmos


By lijemc


I have put in a new archway. Here are a couple of photos:

I’ve bought a gloriana climbing rose to climb over the arch and will hopefully be able to plant it this weekend (weather permitting)!

I have been meaning to take some photos of the cosmos for a while as they are the only things that have done really well this year in my garden. I finally got round to taking some photo’s, but the cosmos are not looking as good as they did! There are still lots of buds waiting to open so hopefully I will still gets weeks of cosmos. :-)

Finally, my thoughts go out to everyone who is affected by these awful floods.

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Lovely arch, very classy! Your cosmos have done well - mine have been a total flop this year

25 Sep, 2012


Wonderful addition to your garden, wish we could all have one.

26 Sep, 2012


Oh it's lovely. I like things in light colours :o)
Your Cosmos are beautiful. I like their feathery leaves too ...

26 Sep, 2012


Thank-you Steragram, Diane and Hywel. I agree Hywel, we had a black arch in before but it didn't really do much, but this one seems to make the garden 'lighter'.

26 Sep, 2012


very good arch and a lovely planting combination. the cosmos have been brilliant this year despite the rain.

26 Sep, 2012


It looks smashing as do your flowers.
We are so lucky where we live, my heart goes out to all the people affected, there seems no end to it this year....

26 Sep, 2012


what lovely cosmos i'll be adding them to my wish list.

26 Sep, 2012


Your cosmos are doing fine Lmc, and that new arch is lovely it will really set of your garden.

26 Sep, 2012


Thank-you everyone

27 Sep, 2012


The arch and garden look lovely.
Sorry ... I'm late finding this .. had internet problems !

30 Sep, 2012


Thank-you TT. I know what it's like to have internet problems unfortunately. I hope it's all sorted now. Have missed your great blogs, it has'nt been the same! :-))

1 Oct, 2012


Thanks Lijemc ...
Last Saturday I managed to write a blog with some of my current garden photos... and the internet seems a lot better today... so ... fingers crossed. :o)))

1 Oct, 2012


Impressive Arch did yo have to assemble it.

2 Oct, 2012


Thank-you, BJS. Yes it came in 4 parts and needed to be assembled. It was more fiddly than hard, but I got my nephew to do it, while I supervised! lol

3 Oct, 2012

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