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August issue of The Irish Garden








Clara's Journal

Clara's Journal

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Oh! I was out in the garden!

16 January 2012 21:10:27
Fuchsia in bloom 16 th January 2012

Fuchsia in bloom 16 th January 2012

I went for a long walk earlier today on the beach it was such a beautiful day and I said"   why am I not in the garden getting some of the jobs done like cutting back and de weeding cleaning out the glass house so when I had lunch and fed my poor Husband who is still not the best bless him He should have given Johnstown a miss but as he says he enjoyed it .......

I sowed the rest of my  bulbs,  cleared leaves out of the pond , cut back anything that needed like the Clematis old dead leaves of the grasses so am happy with the first day that I got out into the garden .

What a strange season Summer flowers and its January as I walked today I saw an Agapanthus out as bold as you like and when I came home I checked mine ...as dead as a do do... had no camera but tomorrow I'll be back......

I still have this Fuchsia in full bloom at the front door so not all bad I suppose.


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Jacinta Jacinta 16 January 2012 21:15:14

Ah Poor Greg. He's been sick a long time now. Time to pamper him.

Love that fuchsia. 


Moya Moya 16 January 2012 21:27:17

You got loads done. Wish I wasn't working for money during lovely spells like this.

You are so lucky to have that lovely fuchsia still in flower.


fran m fran m 16 January 2012 21:39:31

Best wishes to Greg, a hot whiskey is required..... or two ...... or thr.......... hic ;-X


Hoeys Hoeys 16 January 2012 21:41:38

no no Fran only ginger and lemon tea.. poor Greg. fuchsia looks brilliant.


Myrtle Myrtle 16 January 2012 21:43:30

Great weather to enjoy a walk on beach or work in garden! Fuchsia is lovely.


Clara Clara 16 January 2012 21:54:29

 

Jacinta He has been pampered since 1967 ,

Fran no Spirits with medicine......

Jurgita you recomended Rasberry Tea earlier...........

      Myrtle walk on the beach alone....


Rachel Rachel 16 January 2012 22:56:02

Give Greg some best wishes from me too.


TinaJ TinaJ 17 January 2012 06:34:05

Love walking on the beach in winter,especially of a windy day.the clematis you cut back is it summer flowering?


Cloncaw Cloncaw 17 January 2012 22:08:30

Cheery welcome at the door, hope that Greg feels 100% soon


Scrubber Scrubber 18 January 2012 18:25:20

Very sorry to hear Greg wasnt great, I hadnt guessed. But Im sure by now LTC has worked its magic! NO Clare walks are good for the soul and then you get back refreshed to the garden!


Clara Clara 19 January 2012 15:59:18

Well today Greg is feeling much better thank you all for the wishes.


Jacinta Jacinta 19 January 2012 16:00:06

That's good, Clare. It was a long flu. Make sure he looks after himself.


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