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Cloncaw's Journal

Cloncaw's Journal

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Breath Of Summer

02 June 2011 00:51:43
View from the kitchen table

View from the kitchen table

Our kitchen looks out to the terrace with this fabulous display of Princess Victoria Louise oriental poppies and alliums real breath of summer just unbelievable they survived the gales. I have been flat out teaching today so no garden time except for a wander round with the camera to get a fix for the day. Will have no time probably till Sunday if I'm lucky but that's life work before pleasure the one job that will be done is watering everything in the tunnel and pots.


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TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 02 June 2011 01:05:06

Beatiful combination - and lovely to have something so pretty to look out at!


Jacinta Jacinta 02 June 2011 05:37:24

Peach and purple! Lovely combination. Or are the poppies pink? Either way, they're gorgeous.


ladygardener ladygardener 02 June 2011 07:55:50

What a fabulous view


ladygardener ladygardener 02 June 2011 07:58:45

Just saw your photos, a lovely show you'd never guess the weather we've had!


fran m fran m 02 June 2011 08:00:55

Fantastic, well done Geraldine.


Myrtle Myrtle 02 June 2011 08:03:05

Just perfect! and a well cut lawn to frame it!


accsean accsean 02 June 2011 10:05:24

Beautiful photo and what a glorious sight.


spider spider 02 June 2011 21:20:08

what a view to be looking out at every day. just perfect


Periwinkle Periwinkle 02 June 2011 23:04:30

That is just fab!


Dick Dick 02 June 2011 23:44:48

Great view Geraldine, what a lovely day.


Cloncaw Cloncaw 03 June 2011 00:15:35

This view is certainly a spirit lifter, and this evening Johnny commented on how good the flowers are which is great as sometimes I feel he thinks I've lost the plot with all this gardening journals on Garden.ie but it's great to have a way of recording the gardens development.  Thanks for all the positive comments as it spurs me on to achieve more.


Mairin Mairin 05 June 2011 23:35:58

Wow, to look out on that must make your day.  Fantastic colours and no tattered poppies, despite the wind. 


Mairin Mairin 05 June 2011 23:35:59

Wow, to look out on that must make your day.  Fantastic colours and no tattered poppies, despite the wind. 


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