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Cloncaw's Journal

Cloncaw's Journal

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Fiery Combination

12 April 2010 11:19:37
Fiery Combination

Fiery Combination

Yesterday while working in the garden I noticed that these little fiery fellows were on the verge of opening, then this morning with their faces turned up wards saying look at me was a real delight as they are in the bed along the NE of the house. The redish pink of the hellebores makes this a lovely combination to brighten up this bed with skimmia, eleganus providing a backdrop for them. It's such a joy to see flowers popping up and unfurling their buds in this beautiful weather. Only managed to get 3 hours yesterday, few things to do then it's out for another stint of gardening. Polytunnel cover ordered should be able to collect from JF Mckenna Armagh on Wednesday so with luck the polytunnel will be up and running by the weekend.


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chilipepper chilipepper 12 April 2010 11:45:11

Lovely combination Geraldine, great news about the cover for the polytunnel, cant wait to see it up and running, what toms do you plan growing in there?


Johnplotman Johnplotman 12 April 2010 20:43:00

Good luck with the plans for the weekend Cloncaw.You will,have the polytunnel in action at the weekend,luck will be on your side.


Myrtle Myrtle 12 April 2010 21:14:19

Great when you get the right combination together like that. Its usually luck on my part if it happens rathar than design!


Cloncaw Cloncaw 12 April 2010 22:42:46

Myrtle this was a case of pure chance that they look well together, a short while after I took this photo it had closed up again as the sun had moved totally off the front of the house.

Dave tomatoes are Roma and Costoluto Fiorentino hopefully in the tunnel and Garden Pearl in planters


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