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Flowers - But No Flowers


By AndrewR


This coming Sunday (April 25th), my garden in Bracknell is open under the National Garden Scheme (affectionately known s the Yellow Book). The warm, sunny weather we are having here is bringing new plants into bloom every day so there should be lots to see if you are able to visit.

I thought it would be nice if GOY members were able to recognise each other and decided the easiest way would be a sticker, available at the gate. So I popped into Ryman’s this morning and browsed their rack of stickers, looking for some flower ones. There weren’t any! So instead, you will get a balloon sticker (which will probably be easier to spot anyway) – just ask for one on the way in.

The garden is open from 2-5pm, entrance is £3:50 which includes entry to another garden a mile away. Plant sales at mine, tea and home-made cake at the other one. Hope to see some members on Sunday – let’s hope the dry weather continues.

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Too far away for me , but I wish you a very successful day. : o )

19 Apr, 2010


Good luck with your garden open day Andrew :o)

19 Apr, 2010


I hope the sun shines and there are lots of ballon bagdes. Sadly you are too far away for me to get down. with you in spirit though AndrewR.

19 Apr, 2010


hope you have a successful sunny day :))

20 Apr, 2010


Fingers crossed for good weather..

20 Apr, 2010


Not a home baker then Andrew? lol....have a wonderful day and I hope loads of GOYers manage to come along. sorry I can't come, I would LOVE to see your garden!

20 Apr, 2010


This is not instead of the summer opening is it Andrew? I don't have a Sophie sitter this weekend but was planning a visit later in the year. Hope you are busy.

20 Apr, 2010


Karen - no, I'm not a home baker but my garden colleague worked in catering for many years so I leave that side of things to her. By having the Plant Sales at mine, there is a good reason for people to visit both gardens

Ginellie - we try to open at different times of the year to avoid visitors seeing the same plants in flower every time. But you can still do 'by appointment' visits when you get my undivided attention :-)

20 Apr, 2010


Now, there's an offer...... lol! ;)

21 Apr, 2010


Good luck Andrew, will be thinking of you..........

21 Apr, 2010

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