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lunch and a new plant

sanbaz

By sanbaz

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today i have been to lunch with my sister and sister-inlaw as we havent done it in ages with one thing and another, busy busy, so today we did and so enjoyed it, lifes a bit of a struggle at the moment with personal family matters and its taking its toll on me, luckerly i have baz who keeps me sane lol.
anyway going to lunch really helped and we all had a good moan, i was a little late as i got pulled into the garden centre by the sale sign,, well could you just drive by,, i dont think so haha,
anyway i was tempted by the half price rowan tree at £15 but do i need another, it would have looks lovely having two but i pulled myself back and carried on walking,
then i looked at all the sale price plants which also were very tempting but i had most of them already, so decided to check out plants that are flowering now and came across a lovely Anemone hybrid called Margarete, she is lovely and iv loved my september charm and would like another, not sure how avasive this is, it didnt say so will have to check on it, but have planted it by the pond,
once i had planted my new plant i couldnt resist rearanging a few which werent quite in the right place, hidden behind taller plants, so after an hour of moving about it started to rain so i came inside, i also decided to put my yucca in a pot as it was hidden by perrenials which have grown tall and bushy, so here is my new plant and a nice surprise water lily today, so iv had 5 in all this year on my new plant


so a nice lunch and a good old dig and plant really works wonders, hope you all have had a good day to, here is Margarete in her new home

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I like her Sandra...must look out for one like her....you were very good to walk on by...I would have found that hard to resist. Glad you to hear you took time out too. :))

14 Sep, 2010

 

I hope you are feeling better Sandra...
Not easy to resist the plant bargains, is it !
You made a good choice of purchase and
the lunch and chat will have helped to cheer you up :o)

14 Sep, 2010

 

Just perfect to cheer you up San....Japanese Anemones are one of my favourites and this is a beautiful colour......hope she keeps you smiling...XX

14 Sep, 2010

 

thankyou michaella, terra and janey, im alot calmer today and love my new plant, hope you find one michaella,,one of my favs to janey ;o)) your right Terra not easy to resist plants, mind you couldnt fit the rowan in car lol

14 Sep, 2010

 

That Jap. Anemone is a lovely colour! I like the Yucca in a pot - it looks good like that.

Tell you what, Sandra - you did the right thing. Going out with Louise on Sunday really 'lifted' me in this bad patch, so well done you! :-))

14 Sep, 2010

 

thankyou barbara glad you like the Anemone, still to look it up and see if its a thug or not lol, but dont care as its so pretty, glad you think the yucca looks better in pot to, i just couldnt see it where it was, and being out has cheered me up, the longer you leave it the harder it becomes to venture out, but i will get there, always do ;o)) glad your day helped to barbara ;o) x

14 Sep, 2010

 

Nice one Sandra....and agree with Barbara, the Yucca looks especially nice in that pot :) x

14 Sep, 2010

 

love your new plant sandra.... nothing like a bit of plant therapy to cheer us up is there..... : O ))

14 Sep, 2010

 

It's nice to hear you've had a pleasant day and feel better for it, Sandra :) I want to get some more planters so will be visiting the garden centres roundabout to check out their bargains. At least with pots (such as the one with your yucca) it lights up an area and can be moved about to a favourable position or as the mood takes us.

The Margarete looks quite at home planted up in your garden....looks like it's been there for ages.

14 Sep, 2010

 

thanx steven, i may treat myself to a nicer pot for next year, im trying to get rid of the plastic ones, hate them really but its what i could afford at the time, so changing them gradually ;o) x
your so right holly, cant believe i only came out with one haha ;o)) x

14 Sep, 2010

 

thankyou Wlass glad you like the new plant to, they have a pot sale at garden centre so may go back tomoz and see what i like lol ;o)) i feel alot better for my day x

14 Sep, 2010

 

i havnt bought plants for ages but got a new campanulla and some chrysanthemums at the weekend... i only went in the shop for some veg... lol

14 Sep, 2010

 

lol holly, i have a campanulla from janey she kindly sent and its blue so will look good with my white ones ;o))

14 Sep, 2010

 

Margerete is a lovely colour Sandra, and a nice strong looking plant.
Congratulations on your water lily lol.
Glad you enjoyed your day :o))

14 Sep, 2010

 

I have to agree with Hywel's comments, Sandra, we've just had our son and daughter-in-law round for dinner as they're installing a bathroom today. They showered here , ate a big roast beef meal and have gone home to recover from today, ready for another bathroom building day tomorrow ! They cheered me up after a miserable time with Mum earlier.

14 Sep, 2010

 

thanx hywel glad you like it, i keep looking at my water lily lol, dont last long and my day out did me good ;o))
glad you enjoyed your day shirley, sometimes a change in routine is good ;o))

14 Sep, 2010

 

Good for you San. I'm feeling a bit envious, haven't been out for a nice lunch for ages....perhaps I'll treat myself tomorrow. OH has day off and I've just found out about a lovely place near Montrose where the cakes are apparently "to die for"!! Like you, sometimes I find myself turning a bit 'hermit-like' and it does do me good to get out occasionally! :)) hope you continue to be lighter in spirit! :))

14 Sep, 2010

 

sorry you have been below parr. the plant looks wonderful. similar to prince henrich in colour and form. most modern hybrids enjoy a good root run.
come spring would you like queen charlotte, semi double similar in colout to september charm? if yes send me a pm :o)

14 Sep, 2010

 

Hello San, glad you had a good day out, nothing like a trip to the GC to cheer you up is there? If you go back tomorrow, don't get tempted by that Rowan tree again will you Just remember how big trees get! Lovely Anenome, to give more colour this time of year.

14 Sep, 2010

 

thankyou karen im fine tonight after a good day, hope you get to go for lunch tomoz, iv just been looking on crocus to spend my voucher which i will get next week as the person sending it is away so they let me know which was nice of them , cant decide what to buy, any suggestions ;o))
hi sea,, thankyou im just over loading my brain with probs hahah but im going to back off from certain things and let them take their own corse, hard but its whats needed, thanx for offer of plant which would be lovely, wish i had something i could swap you, so if anything just say ;o))
hi lily lovely to see you and hope your ok , i keep thinking of that tree haha but i wont,, may just buy a couple of nice pots as im trying to replace the plastic ones, love anemones, so pretty ;o))

14 Sep, 2010

 

Well done Sanbaz. My husband is frightened to take me anywhere that plants might be for sale at the moment. There are so many good buys.

14 Sep, 2010

 

thanx linda your right so cheap, im going to go back and look again lol

14 Sep, 2010

 

Thug or not, she is a beauty, so why worry? Yucca looks good in it's pot, ours has made a tremendous amount of growth this year.....not looking forward to having them all back indoors again, the bananas is massive now, no idea what to do with it lol

14 Sep, 2010

 

lve it i have bought 5 this year as they are late coloe and guss wot, i got that one as well lol. fab color diff i thort .let me no if its a thug please , but i really dont mined. we had heron and his oh on sunday, thurned out a lovely day here. i was so tired just fell in to bed at 9 pm lol. glad u feeling bit better hun , keep ur chin up ok love chris xxx

15 Sep, 2010

 

Glad your day out cheered you up, Sanbaz, a wander around a garden centre and a nice, chatty lunch, works wonders, doesn't it. Your new plant is lovely. I can feel a gc visit coming on :)

15 Sep, 2010

 

PS - forgot to say congratulations on winning the GoY questionnaire voucher - enjoy :)

15 Sep, 2010

 

thanx dotty your right i dont care if its a thug will just move or split if needed which would be good if anyone wants some lol, also glad your banana has done well cause mine hasnt, iv had to keep cutting leaves off with bad weather and looks like it did when i first put it out hahaah, but will bring them in and hope for the best next year, what size pot do you have for yours dotty ;o))
hi cristina glad you got one to, i love the double flowers and colour, see how your does to, glad you had a lovely day with heron, how lovely,im alot better thanx, taking a step back from troubles and letting others take a turn ;o) x
lol Gee hope you get something nice ot even this, such a pretty anemone, was going to go back today but waiting for parcel which says was delievered on tracker but hasnt been grrr so where they delievered it is anyones guess, why do we bother with post codes if they dont read them, fools lol

15 Sep, 2010

 

thanx Gee havent spent it yet, still awaiting it, next week hopefully ;o))

15 Sep, 2010

 

Hi San ... well done on the voucher! Your new purchase looks fab in it's new home ... lovely colour. :0))

P.S. VERY well done on showing such restraint in a GC with a sale on ... not sure I could've done the same!!

15 Sep, 2010

 

lol fluff, it was hard and i came over quite faint hahah, thanx fluff ;o))

16 Sep, 2010

 

Love the plant Sand and the Lily. Glad you had a good day (for yourself) out. A break from everyday rituals, does do the world of good. I started to feel like I was getting into a rut, but when I take myself off on my own, even if it's only window shopping, it takes my mind of other things for a while. Glad your feeling a bit better in yourself. My new plants are still sitting in their pots, as I can't decide where to put them. Shall I leave them in their pots and just make a display, or shall I plant them together in a pot, or do I plant them straight in garden? The decisions are weraing me out. Lol. Biggest headache is, WHERE do I plant them so Puppy doesn't tear them apart. She is so naughty. I have never had a Puppy like her before. She runs ragged around the garden snatching at whatever as she's running, so she's grabbing at the plants and damaging them, and no matter how much you tell her off, she does the same thing 2 mins later. I really need to plant them 6ft up. Lol. :o))

16 Sep, 2010

 

lol linda you have got your work cut out with puppy, maybe look up training sugestions on web, some people have small water pistals and just a quich squirt when naughty and soon learn thats a no go, not cruel and when they are good a little treat for it,i taught casper not to go on borders which is hard for a cat, i just kept taking him of quickly even if it was 10 times in a row with a sharp A! sound and its sunk in, so good luck, think i would put them in a pot till puppy knows better ;o))

16 Sep, 2010

 

San the green one is in the ground at the mo, been battered by the wind this week, so the leaves are now shredded, will lift it when the time comes and put in a very large pot. The red one is buried in a 17ins pot in the ground so will just take it out and put in the garden room.....should be fun !!!

16 Sep, 2010

 

thats what i need,, a garden room for all my over winter plants dotty.. "BAZ" lol i dont think so,, good luck dotty ;o))

16 Sep, 2010

 

Love the new plant Sandra, they are a lovely colour.

16 Sep, 2010

 

thanx silverbelle ;o))

17 Sep, 2010

 

Lol Sand. Have tried giving her a squirt or spray with the hosepipe, she scarpers under the sun lounger or the hammock. She knows she's doing wrong. She doesn't like the water. When it's raining, she'll sit on backdoor step as if to say, 'if you think i'm going out in that'. Lol. :o))

17 Sep, 2010

 

lol linda, back to drawing board ;o))

17 Sep, 2010

 

Love the Anemone Sandra, I bought a white one `Andrea Atkinson` last week its suposed to be non invasive and grows to about 16ins. You`re doing well with the water lillies, only had one flower on mine this year.
Glad to hear you enjoyed your day out, it does you good to let loose once in a while.

20 Sep, 2010

 

thanx stroller white anemone sounds lovely to, i was surprised at getting more than one water lily, hope its as good next year, your right we need to get out once in a while , better with the girls to, talk about different things ;o))

20 Sep, 2010

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