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As my back is feeling better (though not 100%) i decided to take a trip to the garden centre, just for a gentle stroll round you understand, didn’t want anything….ahem! The car park was full when i got there but as its quite a large garden centre it didn’t seem at all busy, the plants were looking wonderful some of the trees and clematis were in flower, lots of pretty tubs with flowers in them a poly tunnel bursting to the seams with annuals from fuschias to geraniums oh too many to mention, i held on to my purse with both hands LOL
So after saying i didn’t want anything i cam out with 3 plants which i thought was pretty reserved of me, i could have spent a fortune!

there is a black eyed susan which i used to grow from seed but saw this and couldn’t resist thought i could put it to grow up the archway as the rose will be no good this year although it has taken as its sending out new leaves. The Geranium was such a pretty vibrant pink that i couldn’t resist, and the Lavender is to replace one i lost, its called Lavender Augustfolia ‘Little Lady’, Compact it says!
On the way home i had to stop and take photos of the Prunus trees, Scunthorpe is known as the ‘Garden Town’ and hats off to our council because the gardens and road sides in certain parts are absolutley beautiful, there are a lot of cherry blossom trees round here and this time of year are a picture, i then took a 2 minute trip to the local park and took one of two white blossom trees not sure what they are but everywhere looked pristine. It may be a steeltown but the verges and roundabouts etc., look wonderful.

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scunny's not usually known for its beauty except by those that know it. we love shopping in the highstreet on our way to the meat stall in the indoor market. where is the garden centre I havent found that yet?
glad you are feeling more mobile.

24 Apr, 2009


Oh do you know it? Garden Centre is Scilica Lodge, near Asdas on Scotter road

24 Apr, 2009


Glad you're feeling better (even if not 100% yet) :-)

24 Apr, 2009


You were very restrained. Skilla! Well done. :-)

Glad you are feeling better. X

24 Apr, 2009


it is the odd day trip whenthe girls fancy a change of shops and hubby sometimes has to work over there. we are near beverley so its not too far 45-60 mins over the bridge.

24 Apr, 2009


Glad your out and about a bit Sk, had a chuckle about your purse problem because I went with daughter to our local Homebase last weekend without mine, determined I wasn,t buying at all LOL.never worked the time we went home I owed her £15.

24 Apr, 2009


Well done for resisting buying more! Love the plants you got tho', I've always wanted to try "black eyed susan".

Thanks for the lovely pics of the cherry blossom, stunning!

26 Apr, 2009


Glad your feeling a bit better.........I know what you mean theres so much youd like to buy.....

27 Apr, 2009

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