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Sunshine after the rain...(a good line for a song)

waddy

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I can’t quite believe we’ve had a whole day without any rain. Just to make sure I didn’t miss it, I took my trusty old camera out to record it for posterity lol!

I began with the baskets.

Then I moved on to the Fuchsias..

Then the roses..

and finally just some general ones…

Thanks for joining me, but after that lot I think it’s time for a cuppa…one lump or two?

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Fantastic photos Waddy. What great colour. I have the rain but no sun. Singing in the rain is more my song. :0)

6 Aug, 2017

 

Well your garden has clearly enjoyed the rain even if you haven't! You have some really great flowers there.
Those nosey clems peeping over the top of the arch made me smile!

6 Aug, 2017

 

Your baskets are fantastic Waddy! My manger baskets are looking quite drab now, must fill them up with a few more plants. Your Roses and Fuchsias are beautiful, in fact, just about everything looks great. Lovely to view your photos ... :o)

6 Aug, 2017

 

What a sumptuous array of gorgeous colour Julia! Lovely pics :)

6 Aug, 2017

 

well these are all looking good and healthy. lots of lovely colour.

6 Aug, 2017

 

Thank you so much ladies for your kind comments...guess what? It's raining again. 😕

6 Aug, 2017

 

Just bursting with flowers and colour ! Wonderful :)

6 Aug, 2017

 

Well at least you were able to have a wander in between the showers, put to good use as well, you do have loads going on Waddy, lol, lovely photo's...

6 Aug, 2017

 

Wow Waddy your garden is fantastic those Lilys Roses and baskets are stunning.

7 Aug, 2017

 

What can I say that the others haven't already said. It looks fantastic. Love all the colour. :-).

7 Aug, 2017

 

Aww, thank you so much folks...you're too kind ☺☺☺

7 Aug, 2017

 

Well,you have certainly worked hard,to produce such a fantastic display,Julia.. I can't believe the size of your hanging baskets...Wow,or what ?? and all those Fuchsia's and Roses..just wonderful..thanks for sharing your lovely garden,..it's a credit to you ...:o) xx

7 Aug, 2017

 

Well thank you mam' ☺☺☺

7 Aug, 2017

 

Silly so and so ! :o) x

7 Aug, 2017

 

It is impossible to know where to start with the praise that you deserve for your fabulous photos of such a gorgeous garden.

I am not going to single one thing out this time as it is all so beautiful! :-)

7 Aug, 2017

 

Lol! I know Sandra :-))

8 Aug, 2017

 

Thank you WR.

8 Aug, 2017

 

Beautiful garden Waddy, love the Fuchsias and roses. Is the petunia really that black? Amazing.

8 Aug, 2017

 

Lovely hanging baskets & I agree with all the other comments, a great show. Hope you enjoyed your cuppa, (with some cake, I hope).

8 Aug, 2017

 

Thorneyside; Thank you for the kind comment and yes the petunia really is that black. I'll pop out once it's stopped raining and see if I can find the label.

Feverfew; Thanks very much...I did enjoy my cuppa thank you very much, but no cake, I'm trying to lose weight!

8 Aug, 2017

 

Super baskets, Waddy, and your garden is so colourful. Difficult to say which image I like best.

Do you have a secret fertilizer-formula?

8 Aug, 2017

 

Thanks Eirlys. If I told you, it wouldn't be secret any more would it?

Seriously, I always use fish,blood and bonemeal when planting new plants and feed the garden with chicken manure pellets in the spring. The roses also get a feed of fb&b in the spring and after the first flush. As for my baskets, I've tried various 'recipes' over the years, but I've found a good multipurpose compost pays in the end. I also mix in some water saving gel and a hand full or so of polystyrene bits for air. I feed twice a week with tomato fertiliser. There now the secrets out lol!

9 Aug, 2017

 

Wow, your garden is so amazing and colorful. I really like that black petunia. I'll be looking for that one next year.

11 Aug, 2017

 

Thanks Paul ☺

11 Aug, 2017

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