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Pics of the Front Garden Border.

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As you know my back garden is all about big showy architectual planting with a touch of red :))))
My front garden is the total opposit, i would describe it as “Cottagy” in pink purple and white, with not a hint of red, if you dont count the pink petunis’s that turned out red that is!!! I havent the heart to pull them out lol…

Im using my old camera and the colours are a bit pale!
There’s still white Nicotina and lovely white “Fluffy” poppy,s still to flower, and loads more i can’t think of at the min :)

Back garden.

Montbritia (lucifer flowered) Woohoo.

Im fascinated with this Pineapple Lilly, isn’t it amazing.

Plum Anyone :)

These Clematis are actually Purple and Red, not Blue and Pink lol….

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front garden, back garden, all beautifull Dee and a credit to you and your hard work, lovely pictures, i had a pineapple lily last year but lost over winter sad to say, wish i had a green house to keep more tender plants, iv had to give up on all mine after losing them all over winter.
but always lovely to see your tropicals growing well :o))

15 Jul, 2011

 

It's so lovely to see how your garden changes over the seasons, it's filled out tremendously! It's looking really pretty, it's not hard to see how much your garden means to you, it's immaculate!

15 Jul, 2011

 

Some lovely plants in your front garden, DD, and your border is very well filled too. What a lot of hard work you must have put in to get it to look like this. Well done.

15 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks San, How are you? I haven,t seen pics of your garden for ages!
The pineapple lilly, What happens next? Does,e it just grow taller but look the same, or does'e it flower? Pity about you loosing yours, you deff need a greenhouse, i bet you could squeeze on in somewhere lol. Great to see you again..
Thanks Libet, I do love my gardens, a lot of hard but enjoyable work early on but just deadheading and grass cutting now, although im going plant shopping tomorrow, the slugs and snails have decemated some plants in the back garden :( Gits :)
Thanks Mariek, im trying to fill my front garden with evergreens and perrenials, i also sow'd a lot of seeds this year, im trying to make it low maintenance and cheap lol..

15 Jul, 2011

 

It all looks really nice YDD. My favourite colours too in the front garden.

15 Jul, 2011

 

It's beautiful Youngdaisyd :)) I love the contrast between your front and back gardens...they are both very well designed, and the planting in both is just gorgeous :) Very well done to you x

15 Jul, 2011

 

Ha ha! Soooo funny! That really made me laugh! I'll think that every time I see a slug now!! :0)))

15 Jul, 2011

 

Just love all the cottegy plants, so pretty and romantic, your garden is are strunning! I have slug and snail problems too, they have eaten lots of my precious seedlings especially the Salvias and Sunflowers too uggh horrible things

15 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks Cinders, They go well together dont they, i just need the white flowers to show now..
Aww thanks Puddleducks, I just love to cram them in :)
LoL Libet, tell you what, they get called worse than that! there costing me a fortune :))))

15 Jul, 2011

 

PP its my Salvia's im replacing! some have been eaten to ground level! dont know what ill get to replace them this time of year!! Thanks for you lovely comments, much appreciated..

15 Jul, 2011

 

Ooooooooooh don't mention slugs....6am slug patrol this morning as it's raining, went to check the salvias and lobelias!
Your garden front and back (so different) look beautiful. Love that Pineapple plant too.

16 Jul, 2011

 

Wonderful, Ydd, you've got the best of both worlds there. Like Cinders, those colours in your front garden are "my" kind of colours . . . love the Erysimum Bowles Mauve and something white(!) in front of the black Elder! Gorgeous planting whichever window you look out of!

16 Jul, 2011

 

Did you catch any Lulu? and what do you do with them when you do. I throw them in the compost bin, i can't physically kill them!!! I threw some pellets around a few days ago, got 2 great big slugs!!! Arent the pineapple lillie,s lovely, I bought them for 95p in B&Q what a bargain :))))

Ahhh Sheila, thats what you call them, Erysimum bowls mauve, They look gorgeous with the black elder, my pics dont show the true colour, the white is the flowers of the big daddy hosta. Thanks for your lovely comments...

16 Jul, 2011

 

Now that is a bargain for such a fantastic plant!
No I can't kill them either, compost bin sounds a good idea!!

16 Jul, 2011

 

Fabulous garden YDd - just love both styles, front and back - blooming lovely!!! :)))

16 Jul, 2011

 

JUST WONDERFUL.

16 Jul, 2011

 

There bulbs Lulu, I buy a lot at half price end of may beggining of june, i look for the already sprouting one's :)))
Thanks Karen and coshad. Much appreciated...

16 Jul, 2011

 

ooooo - I've gone backwards and farwards over your photos your garden is absolutely lovely I bet you spendages pottering around tweeking this and that and before you know it several hours have gone by - bliss.

16 Jul, 2011

 

Very pretty! Very neat and tidy! :)

16 Jul, 2011

 

thanks kfunsters, it is bliss when we have the weather, i just love it, its good for the soul lol...

16 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks Pixie ..

16 Jul, 2011

 

And . . . Tip of the Week, lol, cuttings take very easily from that Erysimum, should you fancy any more!

16 Jul, 2011

 

ooooh thanks sheila, ill try that..

16 Jul, 2011

 

Two very diferent looks but both very interesting :o)

16 Jul, 2011

 

Such lovely photos. My favourites have to be the 1st and 2nd.

Keep up the good work.

16 Jul, 2011

 

Very pretty planting in your front garden, Ydd, and such a contrast to the back! I love your colour choice too, thanks for sharing . . . . .

16 Jul, 2011

 

sorry late in reply Dee, im good thanx but not had alot of chance to take pics of my garden and now we are back to rain :o(, the pineapple lily can be lifted incase of bad winter and should get bigger i think, the flowers are the top bit as in a pineapple lol, just something different but not what i call a pretty flower, just unusual, so i would take it up just incase you lose it over winter.

16 Jul, 2011

 

OOOOOOOOOOOOh so lovely loved your back garden and adore your front garden!

16 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks everyone, your comments mean a lot to me, its nice to know when we get it right :)
Thanks San, im happy with it looking the same when it grows up lol, there in a pot so ill overwinter then in the greenhouse..

16 Jul, 2011

 

Love it all Dee. Especially love M. Lucifer, has to be one of my favorites. Your front border is wonderful. Adore your cluster of pots too. All so nice :)
Lost my Pineapple Lily last Winter, lucky you.

16 Jul, 2011

 

Wow some beautiful planting all looking so healthy and lush you truley have lovely gardens front and back ! putting this in my favs :)

16 Jul, 2011

 

I think it is lovely to have a contrast and as you say soft and pretty in the front and bold and beautiful in the back it all looks wonderful, well done for all that hard work, it is a great feeling when it works!!

16 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks, dawnsaunt, Whdebor and Dd. great comments from Great gardeners, Couldn't ask for better then that :)

17 Jul, 2011

 

Looking good, as usual - great to have the front and back so different, like being in different worlds.

17 Jul, 2011

 

Thanks Bamboo, I like to try different planting or gardening would be boring...

17 Jul, 2011

 

Dee the flowers will open more to small white petals, wont just stay green like your pics, i love them.

17 Jul, 2011

 

I noticed today there's small white petals San, its exciting to watch a plant grow that you haven't tried before :)

17 Jul, 2011

 

I just love the look of both gardens and the arrangement of planters. That first photo is a very pretty one, are they false goats beard.

20 Jul, 2011

 

Homebird, they look like Astilbe to me, I've no idea what false goat's beard is though.

22 Jul, 2011

 

Sorry Homebird, as bamboo said, Astilbe, I think they are known as false goats beard to. And Thanks for your lovely comments ..

22 Jul, 2011

 

So lovely, and a plum tree! are they easy to grow in a small place? always fancied one:-)

23 Jul, 2011

 

Mines in a big pot burried in the ground Bornagain,There's extra watering needed but well worth it :)

23 Jul, 2011

 

Does it take up much room, what type is it and have you tasted them yet? See I really am keen and I've got a big pot....:-)

23 Jul, 2011

 

Its a victoria plum Bornagain, they taste delicious but there smallish because the tree is in a pot...No doesen't take up a lot of room, its next to the greenhouse.. There's pics on here.. ill go look and let you know :)

23 Jul, 2011

 

Ok, on my blog, Red in the back garden, its next to the greenhouse, there,s red candle holders hanging on the branches lol...

23 Jul, 2011

 

Your pretty astillbe took my breath away, YDD. It is one of my favourite flowers and although I have one in the garden it hasn't flowered this year and is pretty tiny. I'm hoping for a result next year :)

I love how full your borders are...you certainly have the knack for "getting it right"; both your front and back gardens are a credit to you. Thanks for sharing your garden with us.

24 Jul, 2011

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