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Meeting up with Seaburngirl - social distancing of course!

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It was lovely to meet Eileen, this morning, albeit the weather had changed so rapidly for us from yesterday!
I enjoyed the tour around her front and back garden, as she has mentioned before, lots of native plants are growing happily for her! We sipped a couple of warm coffees and had a good natter, I definitely learned a lot from this learned lady! ( I hope I remember it all )
She has an abundance of spring bulbs flowering in all different, pretty colours. Ample plants displaying many shades of lush green and with attractive leaf shapes too.
She has a whole team of blackbirds nesting, lots of pairs trying to seek attention for mealworms..and Eileen has the biggest tub of mealworms!
She has a lovely big pond, filled with fish, surrounded by more colourful potted flowers.
I didn’t come away empty handed! Lots of plants to get planting out tomorrow – I’m very excited indeed!
Thanks again to Eileen for inviting me over to enjoy her lovely gardens and lovely company,…oh, and to learn much from her too! ☺️🌸🪴☕️

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Beautiful selection !

1 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you, Mossy.

1 Apr, 2021

 

What a great opportunity to be able to meet another member plus the chance to increase your gardening knowledge from Eileen....and I can see you came away full of goodies, K.....she is the one I always think of asking if I have any plant problems.

1 Apr, 2021

 

It was my pleasure to meet you too Kate. And we certainly needed the coffee. it was 12 C colder today than yesterday. Hopefully next time it will be a bit warmer.
Your photos make my plants look lovely.
That's very kind of you Meadowland.

1 Apr, 2021

 

wonderful garden SBG ! lovely plants

1 Apr, 2021

 

It sure is, Julia! I’d love to meet more of you! We’d have so much to talk about wouldn’t we!!!
I’m looking forward to my planting session tomorrow!!! Very excited!

1 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you again, Eileen. You’ve a lovely, friendly nature. Very welcoming too! Plus sharing your knowledge - it was very kind of you to impart!
I do hope I’ve done your plants justice! I have several more pics of your garden. I didn’t realise it was 12c colder, jings, that is some difference!!!
Thank you, Eileen. I thoroughly enjoyed your company, you are very easy to talk to.

1 Apr, 2021

 

Gorgeous photos Kate. I love the blue and pink Hyacinths together. And what a treat to see Eileen’s garden and have a chat!

1 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you, Sheila. It was a lovely treat! She’s a lovely person, full of knowledge! I enjoyed taking lots of pics I have to say!

1 Apr, 2021

 

I feel we wouldn't dry up!!! Good luck with your planning and planting. X

1 Apr, 2021

 

How fantastic to be close enough to meet up. I'm sure you both had an interesting discussion with lots to talk about. It must be pleasant to meet someone 'new' but be instantly comfortable with them.
The photos are well up to standard. Looks like you'll have fun finding homes for them all!

2 Apr, 2021

 

I know what you mean, Julia. It would be so very lovely...
Thank you for your message..
I will have to wrap up warm today! It’s pretty cold out there. Xx

2 Apr, 2021

 

Its even colder here today than yesterday Kate.
Spending it in the greenhouse trying to tidy up plants and discard those cuttings that didn't take.

Its our 38th Wedding Anniversary today and thinking back to the weather, rain first thing: sun on the way to the church. Thunder during the bit 'any one know of any reason...' The vicar said he'd ignore Him, much to everyone's amusement. Came out to sun for the photos and then 4 hrs later after the reception we came out to 2" of snow! And more to the point he remembered with out the girls telling him!

2 Apr, 2021

 

As usual your garden looks beautiful.
Love Marjorie

2 Apr, 2021

 

A Very Happy Anniversary Eileen....the expectant snow will remind you of your special day 38 years ago.

2 Apr, 2021

 

You have a lovely garden and a large array of spring flowers ! Lucky Kate, being able to visit and have a tour of the garden!
Happy Anniversary!

2 Apr, 2021

 

Happy anniversary Eileen ... what lovely memories 🙂.

2 Apr, 2021

 

Happy Anniversary, Eileen! 🥂
Hope you’ve had a lovely day!

I have to agree, it very cold today...we’ve had some sunshine this afternoon and the temp went up by about 2 degrees! Sounds like a busy day for you! I hope you had time to celebrate in some way today!!!!!
I did like your little anecdote about your wedding day!
Thank you again for yesterday, I enjoyed meeting up 😊

2 Apr, 2021

 

Happy Anniversary, SBG. Hope you've had the sunshine, too, to enjoy it in.

2 Apr, 2021

 

That is wonderful that you 2 ladies could meet.
Happy Aniversary SBG.
Lovely pictures of SBG's Garden, Kate.

2 Apr, 2021

 

Beautiful photos to remind you of a very happy meeting. It is so nice to think of two GoY members meeting up and having a lovely time.

2 Apr, 2021

 

Thanks Klahanie! It was a very nice morning!

2 Apr, 2021

 

Than you Chris! It would be lovely if we could all meet up in the future! What a day that would be!!! Wonderful to say the least! 😊

2 Apr, 2021

 

You have certainly done justice to SBG plants, great photos. A Happy Anniversary to you SBG.

2 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you, Siris, I’m pleased you think so.

3 Apr, 2021

 

That's a happy and successful visit...
and lots of lovely flowers ...well done both 🙂

4 Apr, 2021

 

Looks like you had a lovely enjoyable day kate, lots going on in the garden and lovely photos

4 Apr, 2021

 

Loved your account and lovely photos of your visit Kate! The Fritillary photo made me a bit wistful - I have just one but it does appear faithfully every year...I guess lots of us would agree that it would be great to meet other members. you for the wedding story...) Thank you for sharing your visit with us!

5 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you Terra, it was lovely to meet up and get the tour of Eileen’s garden. ☺️

5 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you Davey, it was a lovely day, albeit the cold temperature. Hope you and your family are well.

5 Apr, 2021

 

Thank Sue, I appreciate your feedback! Have to agree, it’d be such a no if we all met up in the future - gosh, it’s be a hive of chatterboxes!
I’m pleased you enjoyed my visit to Eileen’s x

5 Apr, 2021

 

Great that you were able to meet up. Lovely photos of Sbg's garden. What is the name of the plant with the lovely foliage, 4th pic down?

6 Apr, 2021

 

It is Anemone nemerosa Viridiflora. The smaller 'pompom' bit at the tips of the stems are the flowers that have reverted to all green. Totally sterile as a consequence.

6 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you Josee. ☺️

6 Apr, 2021

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