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I thought I’d show you some pics of things that I’m especially pleased with.
So here we go & the first few are my sempervivums. These were just babies last year & they have made quite a bit of growth & some a lot.
These are plants that you really don’t want to flower as then the rosette dies.

The blossom on this Cherry Plum (prunus cerasifera pissardii nigra) is a deep dark pink as you can see from the pic, this is odd as its supposed to be pale pink.

Next is C. macropetala Propertius. This is its 2nd year but 1st year for flowering as it was bought as just a slip. The flowers remind me of little dancers.
Sorry but couldn’t decide which pic I liked best so here’s all 3.

Whilst at my LGC I just had to treat myself to this pretty Easter cactus. Each day more flowers open – hope it’ll do the same next year.

Lastly, we are celebrating this weekend as it’s Allanah’s first birthday & we’re having a party. The year has shot past!
She doesn’t look that impressed with her birthday bag, does she, (smile).

….. but later that day Mummy & Daddy took her & friend Bonnie to the petting zoo where they had a ride in the kiddy car, Allanah liked that a lot.

Hope you liked my pics & many happy days to you all.

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the little ones are doing well, the human and plant ones.
the blossom is really good this year and that clem is stunning.

22 Apr, 2017


Are you planning to keep the Sempervivums in pots permanently Greenfinger? It looks as though you are showing serious signs of addiction there...
Thank you for the Cherry Plum pic - haven't seen one in flower before. Do you eat the fruit?

22 Apr, 2017


beautiful colours you have there and the baby is gorgeous also her friend, pleased they had fun, they grow up very quickly.

22 Apr, 2017


Thanks, Seaburngirl.

Stera, you could be right there! I find them fascinating. I have others planted in the border & some in clay bowls, the ones shown were all single rosettes when potted up.
No, we leave the fruit for the birds, it's only small & not that nice but the birds seem to like them.
The blossom is is rich magenta coloured not the usual pale pink of prunus.

Thanks Olive, indeed they do grow very quickly but lovely seeing them develop.

23 Apr, 2017


You certainly have a lot of House Leeks, GF! They are all looking very healthy, too!

That Prunus is stunning! What can I say about your lovely little Clematis? It's truly gorgeous!

24 Apr, 2017


Yes, Balcony, I can't resist a sedum, lol.

25 Apr, 2017

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