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TheH (Hazel)'s Journal

TheH (Hazel)'s Journal

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Back to Dublin - briefly!

04 August 2017 00:58:06

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i was in Dublin this week and found myself just down the road from Jackie so I took the opportunity to  have a look at how her garden has matured since I was there a couple of years ago. When we emerged from the house all I could say was WOW!

Jackie has worked a veritable miracle in that garden and the removal of the big tree outside the garden ahs brought great light into a previously shaded corner.

But it is Jackies enthusiastic planting that I liked best - each border is a kaliedascope of cololur and texture and she has really mastered the art of constant colour1 We wandered through the winding grass pathways with each turn giving  new vistas of colour!

Unfortunately I had only a very short time to stay as I was meeting the family at the airport but Jackie managed to send me away with such a lovely selection of plants which had to be accommodated in the boot along with all the suitcases for the journey home! Thankfully they seem to have survived and are now getting a well-deserved bit of TLC!

Thank you Jackie for a lovely visit and for all the plants too!


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Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 04 August 2017 08:02:58

Photos of Jackie's garden are always oozing with colour and Hazel your's are just the same, a beautiful summer garden. Lots of work has to go into all her beautiful hanging baskets and containers, gorgeous.

Hazel, have a wonderful time with your family and I am sure they will enjoy their stay.


Jackie Jackie 04 August 2017 19:31:23

Thank you Hazel for a lovely journal and for your visit. Be it brief! I really enjoyed seeing you again. Its always lovely to get positive feedback from another gardener as then you feel it was all the more worthwhile!!  I hope you are enjoying your family and your beautiful granddaughter too! I hope those little plants survive, which I am sure with your green fingers they will. Thanks again for the plant!!

Mary you are very kind, thank you for those lovely words. As I am sure you are the same, to me its not work , when you enjoy it so much!!


fraoch fraoch 04 August 2017 20:35:02

Jackie has made a fantastic job of the garden and your photos are lovely, Hazel. Enjoy your time with the family!


Scrubber Scrubber 04 August 2017 23:05:17

Well now I know what a 'riot of colour ' really means such lovely pictures Hazel thank you for sharing!!!


JoanG JoanG 04 August 2017 23:59:24

What a fabulous fulsome garden Jackie has created, lovely photos and thanks for sharing your visit Hazel.  Enjoy this precious time with your family. 


sallysarah sallysarah 05 August 2017 07:34:04

Such a lovely colourful garden.............sighs


Dick Dick 09 August 2017 12:48:48

Super garden. I am sure that the greenhouse acquired by Jackie was made use of very much.


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