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Elizabeth7's Journal

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I love these

03 November 2016 13:02:23

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I am not a lover of variegated plants as a rule but Fatsia and the Alstromeria are an exception!  The latter has some lovely purple markings on the leave.

Amicia zygomeris was brought in a few weeks ago. Having lost one this is being well cared for. It has got very big and flowering like a mad thing!

Gorgeous grass

29 October 2016 15:40:13

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Of all the grasses, I love Panicum the best , well the ones I have met!

The one I have which I think is North wind but not sure ,is a lovely height, stately, tiny fragile flowers and fab Autumn colour. Oh the flowers are mauve and because it is windy not very clear in the photo. I like that close up photo.

Noticed Mahonia today really sparkling on a dull but mild day.

Enjoy the weekend.

Wonderful weather...i hope for all.

28 October 2016 13:55:02

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A few photos from the garden today.

Acer palmatum Osakazuki  in all it's glory. Still has to go to the red stage but pretty fine as it is.

Then Acer sango-kaku  with Pittosporum Tom Thumb and Cotinus Grace

Finally Liquidamber...starting later than in Dublin I think.

Wonderfully weird

19 October 2016 23:29:54

More Cork Dahlias!

11 October 2016 21:36:00

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Funny to see Heather's post as I was about to make comment about how the Dahlias are at their best now in my garden. Heading towards the middle of October they took their time. Very windy here today.

 

Garden October

08 October 2016 20:18:11
Garden October

Garden October

Amazing the amount of colour still in the garden.  Probably one of the best value plants is Cuphea; starts flowering early and still going very strong. Wonderful Autumn day here hope same with you.

Cannas , lots of them.

06 October 2016 16:31:07

Horticultural grit and other things.

28 September 2016 13:57:54

Last of Summer colour

25 September 2016 22:35:26

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There is still some nice colour in the hot area with Canna and Dahlias. The yellow leaved Cortaderia has lovely plumes I love to watch them develop.

Clerodendron trichotomum

17 September 2016 18:36:00

Three favourites

13 September 2016 19:48:49

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Blechnum chilensis so big and bold and easy to propagate,just chop a bit off!

Aralia Sun king vanishes for the winter and then appears with lovely lime green leaves which go more yellow at this time of year .

and what about Fuchsia Betty Boothby ? This lady just takes off and like Topsy grows and Grows .

sorry for typos using ipad and hate typing on it!

Quickie

05 September 2016 17:04:15

Sort of garden related

01 September 2016 13:59:16

Dahlia ' Cafe au lait'

27 August 2016 14:34:07

Mini Rant !!!!

24 August 2016 23:10:12

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