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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Visit to Linda's

11 May 2010 17:47:22
pelargonium

pelargonium

I went over to Linda's today and had a lovely lunch with home made scones. Yum.

Linda's garden is looking super, full of daffodils and tulips and not a weed in sight.

The first thing I did when i came home from Linda's was to put all my succulents in the greenhouse. That was because I saw how brilliantly Linda's Aeoniums are doing in full sun - real giants. No doubt due to some special tlc too.

I came home with a pelargonium cutting and decided to cut off the flower to give it a better chance of striking.

My youngest, Sam, was very pleased with the flower and put it in this little pot. So cute.

Thanks for a lovely few hours Linda.


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LindaB LindaB 11 May 2010 18:04:15

Thanks Rachel, but you didn't look very hard for the weeds!!  And thank you for all the gardening delights that you brought me, I have been busy googling them.  I potted on the Verbascum's so your name is on 3.


Clara Clara 11 May 2010 18:45:52

You seem to have had a lovely time and your new pelargonium is a lovely colour.


Rachel Rachel 11 May 2010 21:33:53

Linda, I think I had a good nose before you arrived. Not a weed in sight : )

You don't have to give me 3 of your Verbascum. You don't have millions. I would be very happy with one. I love the way that plant seeds around the garden and pops up unexpectedly. A real joy. With yours, that will make 3 types of Verbascum I have and if Dave's seeds germinate, I will have 4 types. Of course if they do germinate I'll give you a sample too.


Lìga Lìga 11 May 2010 22:26:51

Scones and pelargoniums,,,mh,,have to go visit Linda:))

   Very lovely colour to pelargonium...


Rachel Rachel 11 May 2010 23:41:19

And the foliage is even prettier, Liga : )


HeadGardener HeadGardener 11 May 2010 23:52:56

Hope you had a great time, sorry I could'nt make it guys..


LindaB LindaB 12 May 2010 09:30:49

Rachel, if I can put my hands on the seed packet I will sow some more (don't know where I put it!!)  Liga you are welcome anytime, perhaps you would like to come here the same day as you go to Rachel's!  Bill there is always next time.


Lìga Lìga 13 May 2010 22:56:27

Thanks Linda,have to ask Rachel pick up some date,when her garden will be full blooms,,and then...:)

   Did you put your Aeonium out ,in glasshouse Rachel?


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