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Since Easter we have been so lucky with the weather and it has been a real pleasure to enjoy the garden this year. I think we are now starting to get it a bit right where as when one species of plant finishes flowering we have others just starting to come into bloom.
Some plants seem to have done really well, the wisteria tree blooms were amazing, the love in the mist were seeds grown from last years plants, some of the bearded iris were lovely but it was only one plant that produced any blooms the others just to like to grow leaves. Same as the peonys, mind you I got one more bloom than last year, maybe its a time thing. I have a sea mallow plant which I thought was dead last year and was going to dig it up, but saw a few shoots so left it and it has now gone mad.
The roses are now starting to flower as well, but not really keen on them as I always seem to bleed any time I go near them. Most of our roses were given to us by the mother in law, rest her soul, the same dear lady who would also buy me old spice toiletry products which I found out I was highly allergic to, and had to have a few abscesses dug out in hospital.
Anyway have attached a few phots of what has been going on in the garden

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Davey your garden is absolutely gorgeous! Love the arches too. I'd never thought of putting a sea mallow in the garden - good idea! Lucky you have some blue Love in a mist - My self sown ones are all white this year and I do love the blue ones.

3 Jun, 2020

 

Gorgeous photographs and lovely garden.

3 Jun, 2020

 

Beautiful collection of flowers and photos.

3 Jun, 2020

 

What a glorious garden you have full of wonderful plants I love the little truck and bike planter.

3 Jun, 2020

 

lovely garden. you have some of my favourites too. I sowed Nigella seed 24 yrs ago in the front garden and have never re-sown it and it always comes up a treat.

glad you have a lovely succession of flowers.

4 Jun, 2020

 

thanks so much everybody for your lovely comments, its not very often in life that you can combine two things you love doing, like the garden and taking photographs together, got a bit of a treat today as have booked myself into rhs rosemoor which has just re-opened so looking forward to that.

4 Jun, 2020

 

I hope you have a great day out at RHS Rosemoor.

4 Jun, 2020

 

Lovely garden with so many attractive plants ... enjoy walking around RHS Rosemoor .. wish I lived closer to it!

4 Jun, 2020

 

A great blog, Davey! You have so many lovely plants blooming in it! You also have a couple of quite original planters I see! The one in the bicycle is truly different from any other I've seen before! The watering can with the Sweetpeas is also very original!

The arch with the Wisteria hanging down from it & the Clematis growing up the side are really nice.

4 Jun, 2020

 

Thanks for sharing, Davey! You’ve a really lovely garden! The fab idea you had with the little metal bike filled with plants - looks effective! Your acer looks amazing too, such a vivid burgundy too, so dense with leaf! Lots of pretty jewel coloured flowers too, lovely aspect of your garden in pics 1 and 12. Those palms? Cordylines? Not sure sorry, anyway - they look fantastic don’t they! Adds architecture.
Lovely photography as usual, Davey.

6 Jun, 2020

 

Thanks again for your comments, so went to Rosemoor on Friday, bit breezy but just nice to get out, will post some of the photos of the trip when I get a bit of time to edit them. Hi Balcony and Kate, the little bike is quite nice, picked it up from the Range, don't know if you have one of their shops near where you live, but they do quite a few unusual garden bits in there and the prices aint to dear either. I even think we picked up the watering cans from there and the frame for the sweet peas, was just a bit of chopped up bamboo and lots of cable ties plus a little bit of garden netting. Yep I think the palms are cordylines Kate, funny thing was that there was only one main trunk which had got out of hand so cut it back and have now ended up with four :) :)

6 Jun, 2020

 

Pleased you managed to get to Rosemoor, Davey. Look forward to seeing your photos too.
We have a Range locally, I haven’t been for some time, especially with this lockdown! It’s a shop where you can buy so many different things, I’ll have to pop in again soon.
I have to say your cordyline looks amazing, I can see there is a new addition springing up from lower down one of the trunks! So exotic! Like the gravel planting environment it’s in, very effective.
Ps. Forgot to mention the Old Spice! Gosh, that was so popular for men back in the day!!!!

6 Jun, 2020

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