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From the bedroom window 07.05.12

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By Annella


From the bedroom window 07.05.12

Still raining and I'm supposed to be cleaning



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Hi Annie.
Garden looking pretty in the rain :o)

7 May, 2012

 

Looks very nice.

7 May, 2012

 

I love those 'out of the first floor window' shots!
Looking lush!

7 May, 2012

 

I would love to get out there girls, the Dandelions are taking over!

7 May, 2012

 

Beautiful vista,Annella..so lush and green..after all your rain ! done it the world of good,really..I have ordered some sunshine for you soon,..I would hate you to be stuck inside,cleaning .Lol.

7 May, 2012

 

How colourful is that?! Lovely Annella . . .

Yes, we were almost weed-free before the three weeks of rain, and now Dandelions and others have sprung up all over :(

7 May, 2012

 

Thanks Bloomer, will it come for tomorrow or wait till I go back to work? Lol

7 May, 2012

 

Don't they grow quick Sheila when you can't get out to weed and thank you :o)

7 May, 2012

 

That looks so beautiful Annie. So bright and colourful, in the thumbnail it actually looks like the sun is shining!

7 May, 2012

 

....you really are a very clever lady to get it looking so colourful using mostly shrubs. It is very impressive...should write a book about how you do it!

7 May, 2012

 

I quite like Dandelions the leaves are a mini Acanthus the flower is a disc shaped Chrysanthemum and the seed head the ghost of an Allium..Perfect ;))

7 May, 2012

 

lol Pimps...you been at the bevvy? Only joking, but I did say to Lulu the other day that it's truly generous soul that can appreciate a dandelion seed head!!

7 May, 2012

 

Not sure about your area,Annella,but think we are getting it.:o(..I hope you don't,while you are off work..so annoying.. grrr..

7 May, 2012

 

I can see all your points about Dandelions Pimp and may have to live with their beauty if this weather carries on Lol....(laughing franticaly!) Thanks for trying Bloomer :o)) And Karen you have noticed the lack of flowers, good thing the shrubs work hard!! Thank you for your lovely comment.

7 May, 2012

 

Apparently, in Japanese gardening, flowers are not encouraged because they fade too quickly. There is a lot to be said for lush, fresh, healthy foliage! :))

7 May, 2012

 

"Apparently, in Japanese gardening, flowers are not encouraged"

They are kidding...The Japanese go frantic for the fleeting Cherry blossom. Wisteria, Laburnum, Prunus ...Just like us. :))

7 May, 2012

 

Oh yes, pimps, but that's different! lol ;)

7 May, 2012

 

If you google 'Japanese Garden' images you will see that there are very few blossoms in the photos. Most of the colour seems to come from Acers and the odd azalea etc. I must admit, I really adore Japanese gardens...they are stunning and so peaceful!

7 May, 2012

 

Well this year my favourite plant could be 'Taraxacum officinale' Lol!

7 May, 2012

 

Blimey! that bad eh?

7 May, 2012

 

Now I've got that song in my head...you know the one..."turning Japanese, I think I'm turning Japanese, I really think so"......ha ha...now you have it too don't you? lol ;)

7 May, 2012

 

Thanks for that Karen.......Lolx

7 May, 2012

 

Your garden is so colourful and I would absolutely be over the moon if mine looked as good as this.

7 May, 2012

 

I love Japanese Gardens too, Karen, and there are many different ones for different moods, aren't there? I guess the traditional kind are mainly pebbles, sand, rocks and water, with maybe an Acer or two - lovely to look at but not to live in. To see the blossom at Cherry Tree time in Japan would be amazing!!

7 May, 2012

 

Oh, wouldn't it be so incredible Sheila? Just imagining now...

7 May, 2012

 

Gorgeous Annella and it makes my garden look a tip - so well kept and beautifully planted - very jealous !!!

7 May, 2012

 

lol...www.earwormsareus.com :)))))))

7 May, 2012

 

"nani" Karen?

7 May, 2012

 

nani? nah! noni! ;)

7 May, 2012

 

Lol! That was supposed to be what in Japanese........why do I bother ;O))

7 May, 2012

 

exactly! see pm!

7 May, 2012

 

Your garden looks so gorgeous Annella....what a lovely view to greet you when you wake and look through your bedroom window my friend ! :-)

7 May, 2012

 

A lot of the Japanese are now taking to our kind of gardens, we were told this when they filmed our garden, they want to have traditional english borders, weird isn't it?
Annella as usual whatever the weather your garden looks wonderful, the colours, and textures are all there.

7 May, 2012

 

a view like that is worth taking time out for! how long have you had that garden? there must be an *awful* lot of work gone into it - and an equal amount of love, too.

8 May, 2012

 

Lol! In the words (nearly) of Rab C Nesbitt, 'Japanese? I'll give you Japanese!'...whilst brandishing rolled up newspaper...! ;)

I feel the same way about Japanese plants as you do about the rain, hun...you want it/them to go away - but it/they just won't... :( x

It's raining here today too...and it's a bank holiday, everything's closed...and I forgot about it...

8 May, 2012

 

lol Karen...Yours is a SPECIAL japanese plant though.

8 May, 2012

 

Fabulous view A...:>)

8 May, 2012

 

Lol, Pim...it's SumoXNinja...

8 May, 2012

 

aren't those the new steps that you put in last year? how are they keeping up?

8 May, 2012

 

Lol Karen...SumoXNinja!!! Fran I moved in here 11 years ago tomorrow. It was a bare then just fence to fence grass. Both sets of steps have been there from the beginning with no problems really.

9 May, 2012

 

shee, that's a heck of a result for "only" eleven years! shows how much work you've put in. must be someone else who put in, or replaced, a set of steps similar to yours.

9 May, 2012

 

Yes I remember reading that Fran, can't think who it was now though. The trees all came home from garden centres in my little Corsa 11 years ago Lol!

9 May, 2012

 

lol I can't remember either! I'm sure someone will remind us, if not the person themself.

Do you have a blog on "then and now" and the stages in between? it'd be fascinating to see the blank canvas, and how you painted it.

9 May, 2012

 

There are two Fran, part 1 is on page 4 of my blogs and part 2 is on page 1. Both called Before and After.

9 May, 2012

 

very beautiful:-)))))))))))))

9 May, 2012

 

How's the weather now, hun? x

9 May, 2012

 

Heavy rain at the minute Karen.....home now and the hoover is coming out of the closet!

9 May, 2012

 

Oh dear... :( x

9 May, 2012

 

It's ok, needs to be done......not come out yet though 'cos I'm on here!

9 May, 2012

 

LOL!! :))))

9 May, 2012

 

wat a lovely garden, puts mine to shame

10 May, 2012

 

hi, wats the names of the red and white trees in ur garden? they look lovely. :)

11 May, 2012

 

Ooh, that is just beautiful Annella! My Osteos juncundum are flowering now....I managed to get 10 plants in all from it, mother and babies doing well...:o))

11 May, 2012

 

So lovely...Perfect place for the morning cuppa or Afternoon Tea

12 May, 2012

 

that looks just perfect

12 May, 2012

 

Absolutely beautiful garden!

12 May, 2012

 

Very nice indeed and colourful Anne :-)

13 May, 2012

 

I wonder you get any cleaning done when you can sit and look at a view like this.

31 May, 2012

 

A beautiful garden. I'm seeking inspiration and this is now on my list - the vacuum will still be there tomorrow!

22 Jul, 2012

 

Thanks Keithsmum :o))

26 Jul, 2012

 

Annie, I know this photo is 2 years old, but I just had to comment on how lovely your garden looks.

4 Jun, 2014

 

Thanks Alan :o)

4 Jun, 2014

 

will check them out, thanks

4 Jun, 2014



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