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By gwendas


Hello everyone!
Finally got those tulips in Spritz!
It’s been a real dreary week with cloud and drizzle off the sea but today I decided to get out there no matter what and I’m so glad I did because it’s now come in worse and not looking good for tomorrow!
I had a tidy-up, some weeding and cutting back and then planted my tulip containers up at last. Wanted more colour out on the patio too so have top planted them.
Chose dark red and cream mix of tulips – exotically called Mysterious Blend!
In one pot I put in a gorgeous dark heuchera called Obsidian together with bright yellow primulas

and in the other I put in a red berried gaultheria procumbens with a lovely Autumnal looking bergenia called Bressingham Ruby.

Don’t know if they’ll work out ok in the Spring but that’s part of the fun isn’t it? And I’ve got the colour I so need to see from my kitchen window at this time of year.

Hope alls well with you and your gardens? Off now for a browse at some of your latest photos!
Jo x

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Very nice. You will be able to remove them and plant them in the garden when the tulips start pushing through.

Did I tell you that my H.Obsidian objected to the low light level where I put it - and upped and died? Yours has reminded me how lovely it was. I may well have that on my little list for my next trip to the GC.

15 Nov, 2008


Some fantastic colours there. Well done.. they'll look great over winter.
I intended to go out into the garden today but never made it. Hope the weather holds good here for me tomorrow.

15 Nov, 2008


You have a some lovely plants to look at now Gwendas ,they will brighten your mood on a dull day .

It looks like being dull here for a few days yet ..........

16 Nov, 2008


I like your Gaultheria. I bought one last week and I'm trying to decide what to plant with it.

16 Nov, 2008


Don't they need acid soil - or ericaeous compost, Hywel? The GC where I go had little Skimmias - they would look perfect with some white Primroses or Polyanthus for a contrast! :-)

16 Nov, 2008


Thanks for the suggestion Spritzhenry. I don't know anything about Gaultherias - never grown one before. I'll get some ericaceous compost for it.

16 Nov, 2008

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