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Just a reminder of a Summer's day !


I’m hoping that there is more summer to come, but thought these pictures might cheer us all up !
I’ll start at the back garden…..

The tomatoes are slow in ripening….

Walking through passed the back borders and on to the little “hot” area….

The solar duck is a birthday present from my son and his wife. It lights up the garden ! Oops ! Ballerina roses need dead heading ! lol

Sunshine !!

The seat cushion was one of the presents from my hubby and have only had the chance to sit on it a couple of times in the last two weeks ! Isn’t that always the case !

These Veronicas you sent me Hywel have gone mad this year! It must be all this rain ! lol
Walking through here , the path has just about disappeared so we’ll just get to the other end…

The tin doll is a silly present from a friend and the plant in the little bycycle is actually a dwarf Euphorbia which has been in flower now for over 2 months and I hardly have to water it or dead head at all !
We’ll just go down the steps back into the garden and my pots are all doing well here !

The raised bed has been absolutely full of flower this year!

We’ll just have a quick look at the front garden , shall we!

The Delphiniums have been magnificent this year and you can just see the rose Rhapsody in Blue poking through !

This is the Princess of Wales rose and despite the rain, is still flowering now !

I’m almost sure this is Gertrude Jekyll as I have so many pink roses, I tend to forget which is which , until I get near it and smell the lovely perfume from it.
The next one is St Swithuns and as I have another 16 roses, will show these another time !

I hope this cheered you all up and I’m sure the summer will be back ! Fingers crossed ! Hahaa!

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cheers Rose, garden is looking stunning.x

30 Jul, 2015


Its an absolute picture Rose, certainly not a lot of space for any weeds, thats if they dare attempt to sneak in, some of my delphs have flowered twice already this year and in the past week one that I managed to cut down when I had my walkabout with my pruners has sprouted new growth yet again, I love it when my flowers do that, we can hope for summer to come back again but at least we have nice green grass and fresh looking plants now...

30 Jul, 2015


Rose, your garden looks beautiful! Such lovely pictures 😊

30 Jul, 2015


You manage to get so much in your garden, it looks fantastic, just wish I was as brave with my planting.

30 Jul, 2015


Rose, your garden is simply beautiful! Thank you so much for showing me round. Rhapsody in Blue is on my list of must have roses.

30 Jul, 2015


What a very pretty garden you've made Rose, it's a delight to look round. Your solar duck is quite the nicest solar garden animal around some of them are so tacky but yours looks classy!

30 Jul, 2015


Hello Rose
Your garden looks beautiful, it must be all the recent rain and the hard work you have put in . Today is absolutely lovely up to now not a spot of rain so I have been doing a bit of a tidy up.
PS I have sent you a PM.

31 Jul, 2015


Very bright and colourful Rose ,you can see what a lot of work has gone into making it so pretty :o)

31 Jul, 2015


It certainly cheered me up Rose. I love your garden. It's so full of interest :o)
I'm pleased to see the Veronica thriving. It looks well cared for ...

31 Jul, 2015


Thanks Barbara ! I hope you are enjoying having Karen Susan home for a visit ! x
Thanks Sue ! ( lincslass) Definitely no room for weeds here !
Although sometimes a large one pops up that I hadn't noticed ! lol
How are you now ? Are things getting easier ?
Thank you Mel and Lizziebee ! I'm not brave Lizzie, I just can't resist a plant ! As long as they are in the right place and then at a later date they have to be moved ! My hubby says that everything ducks when I go out into the garden ! Hahaa!
Thank you Waddy ! It smells lovely too, but is prone to black spot sometimes !
Thanks Steragram, I shall pass that message on to my daughter in law ! We always say she is a classy woman !
Thanks Marjorie, I can't believe the change in weather today from jumpers to T shirts !
Thank you Amy . I appreciate that !

31 Jul, 2015


Just catching up again Hywel ! I can't believe how tall the Veronica has grown ! I have cut it back and its flowering again !

9 Aug, 2015


I'm pleased it's doing well for you. Mine is hopeless this year - just 3 flower spikes, and they flopped on the ground ... lol
Not enough sun and too much rain here this year :(

13 Aug, 2015


All looks lovely Rose, it must keep you fit:-)

25 Aug, 2015


It does BA , thanks !

27 Aug, 2015


Wow and whoopee. I have never seen anything like your garden. Gardens... they are beautiful and in perfect form. I cannot even pick one spot that looks more than perfect. You are something!!!

29 Dec, 2015


Thank you so much Wells ! I have been off here for some time now due to my husband being ill and this has spurred me on to come back and join in again !

5 Jan, 2016

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