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Around my Patio


I’ve finished work early this morning so i thought i’d post a quick blog of some more pictures around my garden.

This was all planted last year, everything apart from an acer in the middle is coming on nicely.

Same again all planted last year and seem to be doing well.

This picture is for Yorkshire, is this a Heuchera?

I think this is called Apple Blossom, i bought it last year and gambled by dividing into 4. luckily it paid off and all growing nicely.

Its surprising how quick this Dicksonia Antarctica fern has gone from looking like a big log to springing all these fronds in a matter of weeks. I don’t really want to keep it on the patio because its going to be so huge,but i love it.

Some of my Azaleas.

I bought this as a small plant 4 years ago, but it was outgrowing where i had put it. I dug it up and thought it would look nice as a Christmas tree outside my front door. I didn’t think it would survive all the moving but this year its produced two purple cones on the top. I’m not sure what its called if anyone knows could you tell me please.

I suppose after working last night i had better get some shut eye..

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Plants are looking happy and healthy, Bill.
Those cones are amazing :o)

10 May, 2012


Pretty patio, and I like those cones but don't know their name

10 May, 2012


what a lovely gareden you have there, your photo's are lovely, and yes that definately is an Huchera,

10 May, 2012


Great blog..I like the way you have edged the beds there. I will have a guess on the cones as Picea likiangensis var. purpurea.

But I am more than likely wrong. Have a word with Severnside he will know what it is.

10 May, 2012


Very attractive patio beds Bill, I do like the edging bricks and the curves they really set it off, nice healthy looking plants..
Lovely set of pics...

10 May, 2012


Very nice garden you have there Bill, all looking very neat and tidy, and the plants look healthy

10 May, 2012


A real lovely garden Bill and your photos show it of well.

10 May, 2012


Lovely Bill...all coming along nicely - those purple cones are stunning - can't help you with the name though!
Thank you for sharing :)

10 May, 2012


Beautiful photos, Bill! I think your tree might be Abies Koreanus, but perhaps not... The cones are lovely.

16 May, 2012


Thanks Terratoonie,Hywel,Yorkshire,Pimpernel,Lincslass,Cinderalla,Stroller,Scottish and Melchisedec.
I think your right Melchisedec i remember now it was definitely Abies something or other but Koreanus rings a bell. I really must pay more attention to what i plant. I honestly thought all the moving about would kill it off but nope its still doing well..
The curved edging bricks were the paving guys idea Pimpernel,Lincslass to try and make it more interesting with the rest being just cheap plain paving i'm glad you like it too.
Considering what it looked like just a year ago i consider myself lucky that i was fortunate to get it all paved..

16 May, 2012

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