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Mixed up.

19 July 2011 14:49:04
Another plant that i got is a bit mixed up but don,t mind as i really love them all.
Monkells Monkells 19 July 2011 14:49:58

Gorgeous - Mine are only starting to open!!!

Hoeys Hoeys 19 July 2011 14:56:13

love them... gorgeous colour.

Moya Moya 19 July 2011 17:32:38

Lovely big blowsy Delphimiums - I could never get enough of them!

Some if mine well gone over, others just opening. They even survived the wind for the most part as I had them staked unlike some of the other plants.

fran m fran m 19 July 2011 21:53:33

A great rich colour

andyf7 andyf7 19 July 2011 21:56:56

they are so showy and brightens up any area. 

Mairin Mairin 22 July 2011 23:54:09

I have had delphimiums but I haven't been able to get them to survive any winter, regardless of how mild the winter is.  So I am envious of anyone with them, even if you did mix them up. 

Scrubber Scrubber 01 August 2011 21:22:18

This is a lovely one! Not mixed up at all!

First one to open.

19 July 2011 14:44:53
This is the first lily to open for me,have seen loads of gorgous ones over the past couple of weeks,so glad mine has started.Heading away for week now so hope you all have a good gardening week. 
Monkells Monkells 19 July 2011 14:49:02

That's a beauty!!! :-) Pity it waited to open till you were going away !!! Enjoy your week!!!!

Hoeys Hoeys 19 July 2011 14:58:29

this is so pretty. gosh your garden must be lovely with all these colours.

TinaJ TinaJ 19 July 2011 16:21:12

lovely enjoy our holiday

Moya Moya 19 July 2011 17:33:38

Looks great. Very healthy.

fran m fran m 19 July 2011 21:52:14

Well done

andyf7 andyf7 19 July 2011 21:55:12

looking very lush, and i hope you enjoy your time away.

ladygardener ladygardener 19 July 2011 22:36:29

That's lovely, hope you have a great week

Spoke to soon.

16 July 2011 15:37:37
It is absolutely lashing down in monaghan now.
fran m fran m 16 July 2011 15:50:44

;-))

Monkells Monkells 16 July 2011 18:17:28

:-((

Kate & Graham Kate & Graham 16 July 2011 22:08:28

Has hardly stopped raining here in  Roscommon today 

andyf7 andyf7 16 July 2011 22:41:19

well your pic suggests a cup and a nice chat on the patio! same here in fingal, in the late afternoon.

Scrubber Scrubber 16 July 2011 23:55:38

Had some lashes but mainly ok in carlow. That said I didnt get much done!

corktony corktony 17 July 2011 16:40:14

maybe it is the lynne truss in me coming out but can't resist............

 what did soon say in response?

Doing well.

16 July 2011 13:07:22
My hands are just getting back to them selves now,lovely in monaghan today.After the bit of rain the weeds are easy pulled out,so i am at that job now.This little bed at front door is doing really well,once i got the slugs under control(if there is such a thing).My new project needs loads more done in it but need more time and plants and energy.
Jacinta D Jacinta D 16 July 2011 13:10:41

Wow! What an explosion!

Kate & Graham Kate & Graham 16 July 2011 14:21:41

Looks beautifu!!l.... there is never enough time in the day for us gardeners:) Very heavy showers here in Roscommon today .. so the housework is being done!! ..it gets terribly neglected in the fine weather ........

Monkells Monkells 16 July 2011 14:40:27

That is one beautiful display!!!

fran m fran m 16 July 2011 15:49:00

Fantastic

TinaJ TinaJ 16 July 2011 17:16:57

lovely colour

andyf7 andyf7 16 July 2011 22:39:21

now thats what we call colour contrast, beautiful. im glad your doing well.

Cloncaw Cloncaw 17 July 2011 22:46:41

Brilliant colours.

Poor Hands and Back.

13 July 2011 21:45:41
I,m sitting having a well earned bottle of beer.My hands are all blisters and back broke,Spent the whole day weeding,raking and gathering stones,but thats one of the joys of gardening.It was a gorgous day for the job so i shouldn,t really complain.Glad i have the hard part done now so i can enjoy planting up now.Hope you all had a good day.
Jacinta D Jacinta D 13 July 2011 21:48:18

Love the bronze foliage of that rose. Oooh you poor thing. Hope you'll be ok tomorrow.

boots boots 13 July 2011 21:51:39

Thanks Jacinta,that was a wee rose that i bought at a market,think i paid round 3.99,the colour dosn,t really come up it,s true colour,it,s more an orange red colour.

Hosta Hosta 13 July 2011 22:12:30

Sounds like a hard day but not doubt you got great satisfaction out of it, you deserve a nice beer or maybe even two.  Lovely rose

Clara Clara 13 July 2011 22:19:58

Well a good soak with a little drink after will but you right, that rose is a stunner.

Monkells Monkells 13 July 2011 22:43:26

Smashing rose!!! Hard but good work!!

Moya Moya 13 July 2011 23:38:07

You can feel very virtuous now - you've put in the hard graft.

Keego Keego 13 July 2011 23:55:50

A well deserved beer great feeling of satisfaction thought to get all that hard work done - very good rose

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 14 July 2011 01:06:33

beautiful photo - how did you manage to do all that work in the heat? 

Hoeys Hoeys 14 July 2011 09:08:22

lovely photo... yep sore backs and blisters its gardeners professional illness....

ladygardener ladygardener 14 July 2011 17:39:19

Thats a beautiful rose and the foliage is so healthy looking

boots boots 14 July 2011 18:14:51

Hazel,between the two girls i was in and out of the heat all day.But it was very hot when i was out.ok,plenty of cream on.

Scrubber Scrubber 14 July 2011 23:00:52

Hope hands are better soon. Beer taken internally is the best cure. personally I would favour jameson but not after such a warm day! Well done!

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