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Sunny but cold April day

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This is the view from the bench in the corner where I ‘talk’ to Steve :)

My Great White Cherry (Prunus Tai Haku) which had been fleeced against the frost – hope it survives tonight!

Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ bought this afternoon at my favourite small, local GC

Amelanchier which has survived the frost so far without being fleeced.

Ipheion

Prunus cerasifera, somewhat more junior than Klahanie’s inspiring Plum Cherry :)

Ornamental grasses in stones


I bought the Heuchera today – starting to fill the spaces where I dug out about 30 Anthriscus Ravenswing mature plants as well as seedlings yesterday … who knew that it was a thug?! It was lovely last year, but now had spread unbelievably, and was choking other plants.
Happy because had a hair cut yesterday and a pedicure today … normality beckons!

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Your garden does look pretty Sheila. I like the heuchera too.

14 Apr, 2021

 

Very pretty Heuchera Sheila....name is so right for it.

14 Apr, 2021

 

Very nice pics your garden is looking very tidy

14 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you Eileen, Julia and Fabrice.

Hope you are having good weather in Kynance Cove Fabrice, or do you have the log fire going?!

14 Apr, 2021

 

Garden looks very spring like Sheila. Ornamental grasses in the stone look very effective and "Japanese like" ..
Prunus Tai Haku looks lovely with the white dafs.
I think in 50 years that prunus cerasifera will look just like mine :-)
Happy to hear that you are getting a little bit of normality in your life. Here on the contrary all small non essential businesses are closed again.

15 Apr, 2021

 

Thanks very much Klahanie. Sorry to hear that your country is not back to normal yet 🙁. Hope freedom will come soon ... x

15 Apr, 2021

 

Lovely garden Sheila , very nice pathway also and shaped lawn

15 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you Paul. When we moved in three years ago we started from scratch and were lucky to find an imaginative designer.

15 Apr, 2021

 

I put it down for paths goypedia , It's the style I always liked

15 Apr, 2021

 

Sheila, you do have a very well designed garden. The Heuchera is a pretty one, sadly I have lost many over the years, the dark ones don't seem to thrive in my garden. Well done on having a hair cut and a pedicure. I hope to have a haircut next week - hurrah!

15 Apr, 2021

 

Such a pretty garden and welcome Spring plants. I love your amelanchier. I am also very envious of your haircut - I have to keep mine tied back until the end of the month..

15 Apr, 2021

 

Hello Sheila,still in Chigwell and living in 30 minute ,we will stop for 2
night in ilfracombe in north Devon then a week in Kynance cove... as you say realy looking forward to hear the sound of the see , a few 🥂🍻🍷🍷and to use the log burner ..

Happy Gardening to everyone

15 Apr, 2021

 

Paul - thank so much!

Many thanks Shirley and Ange ... not long now to feel normal again 🙂.

Thanks Mossy ... have a great holiday!

15 Apr, 2021

 

Very pristine, Sheila. That’s a lovely, peaceful area of the garden where you can have a chat with Steve...
You’ve lots of pretty spring blooms still looking fresh too.
I’m pleased your amelanchier has survived the recent frosts..it’s such a pretty one.
The heuchera is a lovely colour too with such a cute name.
I’m envious you’ve had some pampering...hair and feet! Lovely. I’ve another two weeks to wait!!! Never mind, it could be worse!

15 Apr, 2021

 

Such a lovely time of year when the spring blossom returns to the trees and there is warmth in the sunshine. What a beautiful place for you to sit.
Amelanchier is a favourite in our garden too. The nights are still cold but the days have been gorgeous.
Only moan is it is still 10 days until my hair cut!!!

16 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you for your kind comments Kate and Chris. Yes, it’s great to feel normal again 🙂. Not too long now for you both to be pampered!

16 Apr, 2021

 

A lovely tidy garden Sb. I too love the pretty Heuchera. I hope it thrives for you. The dark ones seem to survive better for me. That is a nice corner to sit in & talk with Steve.(can't believe 3 years have passed).
Frosty nights here, & sunny days. Things seem to be growing at last, tho' very slowly.

17 Apr, 2021

 

Many thanks Josee. Yes, it’s good to know that warmer weather is on the way 🙂.

17 Apr, 2021

 

Your garden has come on in leaps and bounds and is looking great. I love the look of the grasses planted in the gravel and like you its lovely to have a beautiful space to look back and `talk` to loved ones.

20 Apr, 2021

 

Thank you Phyl, for your lovely comment. Hope you are having a happy day!

20 Apr, 2021

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