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hydrangas tomatoes in the polytunel and aeonium succulents..;-)) july 09


By sandra


its been cold and rainy today so i just popped out to take a few photos…

firstly our hydrangeas. blue and pink on the same plant…

these were the first plants ever given to me for my garden.

now in to my succulent shed.

as you can see i love succulents and cacti. my favorites are the aeoniums.

next i’ll take u into our poly tunnel.

reliable shirley…

purple russian

black from tula…my favorite tasting one so far.

elberta girl.

jersey devil


german red strawberry

sun cherry extra sweet. i couldn’t resist eating the red one after takin this photo…;-))

black from tula redy to eat.

tai basil..great smell

back outside but not for long as its raining..

hope u enjoyed the pics….will take some outside ones soon….;-))

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What lovely clear photos, either you have a very good camera or a very steady hand or both! I have neither and it shows! Lovely variety of plants, hope we don't have to wait too long for those outside pics. Thanks for the trip around the poly tunnel - best place to be when it's raining.

10 Jul, 2009


thanks lily
my camera does it all on its own. it has a close up setting which i only found after id had the camera 6

technicaly the tunel is my husband Julians...but i have moved a few of my plants in...and a potting bench..its lovely in there on rainy days.

10 Jul, 2009


like you i pick the cherry tomartoes as i walk round the tunnel they are great.

10 Jul, 2009


we are supposed to be selling them at the farmers they just sooo nice....

10 Jul, 2009


Think i'll grow shirley next year.

10 Jul, 2009


the shirley plants are covered in fruit. i'm so lookin forward to tasting them. have u grown any tomatoes this year Clarice?

10 Jul, 2009


I can almost taste them.
I see your beach was in the Daily Mail the other day with some pics. Although I prefer your blog to the papers story.

10 Jul, 2009


thanks Trees..;-))

i saw the artical too it was odd seeing our sleeoy beach in the paper...

as for tasting tomatoes, we are tucking into some as i

10 Jul, 2009


There's a lot of different types of tomatoes you've got :o). I love them from the greenhouse.
I like succulents too, esp cacti :o)

10 Jul, 2009


They are all looking good Sandra and lets face it you cant beat it straight from the plant,great photo,s and I enjoyed the tour......

10 Jul, 2009


Nice blog, lovely photos Sandra. The pics of the succelents ,in particular, are lovely and clear. One of those Tomatoes looks more like a Pepper. You've got some unusual varieties!

11 Jul, 2009


thats jersey devil Paul..they not ripe yet...

11 Jul, 2009

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