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Here Comes SUMMER !

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On my CD player, Jerry Keller is singing ‘Here Comes Summer’ … so he must be right… surely ?

The robin is tweeting agreement … he says look at all the buds on the branches …


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The heathers are reaching higher and higher …


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The bugs are sunning themselves …

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Flowers are blooming all around …

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The bees are diving into every iris …

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… and they are holding on tight … pollen overload …

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The crocus trio fits exactly into a circular frame …
… did they grow this way intentionally ? …

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No greenhouse here, but some seedlings sprout fast .. anywhere …

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The rosettes arrived from the animal charity photo competition mentioned in my earlier blog …

This is 3rd place for my friend’s cat Jasper…
She and Jasper are delighted … their first ever win …

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Conker and Truffle are pleased with their rosettes too …

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My dogs also won a shampoo each … but I couldn’t find a note to say which dog has won which shampoo …

… but … let’s face it …

‘The Perfect Calm … Divine’ … that seems ideal …

… for Conker …

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The other bottle is Messy Mutts for Smelly Dogs …

Interesting that the dog pictured on the label has a startling resemblance …

… to Truffle on a bad hair day … Lol …

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But the robin isn’t bothered … he’s optimistic …

…he’s shouting out loud … ‘Here Comes Summer’ …

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bjs
Bjs
 

Lovely story and pictures as always xx

15 Mar, 2015

 

Love that last piccie of the Robin - He's singing his heart out isn't he...? ;o)

15 Mar, 2015

 

Oh Terra you do make me laugh but not sure Truffle would be impressed, actually thinking about his little face and the mischief that shows I guess he wouldn't worry, sure they would both have preferred a prize they could eat really, so pleased your friends Jaspar did well in his first show, I bet she was over the moon..
Great shots of the robin and aren't you lucky seeing a ladybird, we used to have hundreds in the garden but have hardly seen any in recent years, did have a fair few bees last year so hoping for a repeat performance, strange but we didn't get any wasps last year, not even on the fallen apples during late summer..
Plenty of seedlings coming up, hope they do well for you....Lovely pics Terra but sadly no summer yet its bitterly cold here today and the sun is struggling against lots of cloud....

15 Mar, 2015

 

My goodness TT, you're sounding so much better, more like your chipper self.Looks like your little Robin could be right...well at least Spring is on its way, if your pics are anything to go by.
Great news about Jaspers rosette. Conker and Truffles always look so immaculate to me I'm surprised you need any shampoo.
The sun has struggled here too today, but there's lots of things in bud or coming through :D

15 Mar, 2015

 

Congratulations Conker and Truffle

15 Mar, 2015

 

Thanks Brian, Tracey, Sue, Waddy and Paul ...
I'm enjoying seeing the spring flowers appear and the photo shows are fun ... and for good causes :o)

15 Mar, 2015

 

Lovely blog , Tt .
Yes summer isn't far off now , thank goodness .
Just love Conker and Truffle !

15 Mar, 2015

 

What a lovely blog - well done Conker and Truffle- I love to see the bees come into the garden - I haven't seen any here yet - we have lots of birds and a robin gives us a cheery song and the blackbirds wait for their sultanas in a morning - Jane

15 Mar, 2015

 

Hi Driad... thank you ... some warmer weather will make us all feel fitter ... Conker and Truffle send hugs :o)

15 Mar, 2015

 

Great Pics once again. Perhaps Conker and Truffle will be able to share their prizes as appropriate - though its hard to imagine Conker ever getting messy.

The robin has obviously had time to smooth his head feathers down since his Mohican experiment. He's still the happiest little bird ever.

Its so nice to see you back on form Terra - its been a long haul.

15 Mar, 2015

 

Just love it love it !!

15 Mar, 2015

 

I enjoyed that Terratoonie glad Conker and Truffles won rosette . Love the Robin, Crocus Heathers and Iris

16 Mar, 2015

 

Lovely photos and many congratulations to
"Team Terra" well deserved merit on such a big competition xxx

your garden must have its own micro climate. .......
springs dragging its heels a bit here, primroses shivering in the easterly breeze

I'm sure Truffle would be a 'messy mutt ' if Conker didn't keep an eye on him......do I remember a toilet roll incident some years ago?

16 Mar, 2015

 

Thanks folks ...
I'm lucky here, with pets, flowers, wildlife ...

Pam ... Truffle says it was a kitchen roll ... and the breeze blew in through the door, and unfurled it all ... ;o)

16 Mar, 2015

 

Lovely promise of things to come Terra..and nice to see Jasper,Conker and Truffle,all did so well..:o0 x

16 Mar, 2015

 

Oh I stand corrected Truffle, it still made a mess though....🐶

16 Mar, 2015

 

Hi Tt, a very nice, entertaining blog, glad you're feeling better, and it's officially spring at the week end, not just the met office spring, so yes, here comes summer, Derek.

16 Mar, 2015

 

Thanks Sandra and Derek ...
I feel fine in the mornings and then the virus symptoms return by late afternoon ... warm weather is the answer ... summer on its way ...

The charity photo shows are such fun ...
... there's a new pet photo competition coming up soon in aid of Alzheimers.

17 Mar, 2015

 

Another lovely blog, TT, made me feel warmer :) Very, very cold here today and a biting wind. I hope the Alzheimers competition gets well supported as I have lost 2 friends over the last fortnight, both who had suffered from that horrible disease for some time.

19 Mar, 2015

 

Hi Gee ...
Sorry to read about your friends ...
Yes, the Alzheimers pet photo show already has a lot of interest, so I'm sure they'll raise a useful amount of funds for such a worthy cause ...

19 Mar, 2015

 

Super blog as ever TT only just catching up as my browser was playing up, love to see your great photos of your boys, and well done on your friend's rosette too she must be thrilled, Your Robin is so delighted to live in such a pretty well cared for garden it is no wonder he sings so heartily :o)

21 Mar, 2015

 

Love your blogs Tt. Well done boys, once again. Your garden is looking superb.

5 Apr, 2015

 

Thanks Neena and Homebird ..
The robin is still singing :o)

6 Apr, 2015

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