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A few random shots


Hello I would just like to share a few favourite shots today
First of all two pics from the allotment – I picked my first sweet pea today – the seeds were set in March and have done well – my autumn sowing went hopelessly wrong so I tried a Spring sowing

The asparagus has done well this year and best recipe has been to add it to a pasta – it works really well

We bought a Torbay Palm in our earlier years while on holiday in Devon it was in a pot and not very big and it did well – we set it in our garden but unfortunately a really hard frost completely wiped it out and we had to take it down and then the next year it threw up a shoot and now has never looked back and flowers magnificently

The skies are darkening here in Shropshire at the moment and I can hear the rumble of thunder

Enjoy your weekend all you gardeners – bye for now

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That was a great surprise with the palm....I have noticed them growing around us....our Trachycarpus.A had to be removed after 16 years...became rather unsafe.

11 Jun, 2023


Sweet peas are lovely aren't they. I'm glad you've got some. I didn't sow any this year - left it too late ...

12 Jun, 2023


Yes Meadowland - that is the trouble with trees you get attached to them and then they grow out of the garden - our old pine tree is propped up and will undoubtedly go in a gale and the holly tree has to be pruned back this has to be done at the right time to prevent the absence of berries later in the year - Thankyou for your comment

Hywel yes I love sweet peas but they seem to be disaster prone for me the ones that were sown in the autumn - vanished into thin air a mouse so I am told probably the same mouse that ate my sunflower seeds in the green house - thankyou for your comment

12 Jun, 2023


Lovely to see your Torbay Palm, Jane! 😃

12 Jun, 2023


Thankyou Balcony - it is perfumed too - probably not much good to anyone who gets hayfever

12 Jun, 2023


lovely photos. My sweet peas are budding now too.

13 Jun, 2023


What a lovely palm with flowers. I have one but unfortunately for me, gives me migraine attacks, so unable to visit my garden till they die off usually about 3 weeks lol

13 Jun, 2023


I sowed my sweet peas in the autumn but won't do it again!! It was a lot of work keeping them going and they are no better for it!! Your first one is a pretty shade of pink.
Your palm is a beauty and is obviously thriving once more.

14 Jun, 2023

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