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Summer mingle..

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Summer mingle..

I'm not one for being colour co-ordinated. :o)



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And what a beautiful mingle to

16 Jun, 2017

 

Thats so lovely! The colours look great together. You may not be one for coordinating consciously, but you certainly know what works!

16 Jun, 2017

 

That looks co-ordinated to me Sandra - my favourite combination of colours.

16 Jun, 2017

 

Very pretty Sandra :)

16 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you 3d..:o)

16 Jun, 2017

 

That is so kind of you ,Karen,thank you..:o)

16 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you Stera..I love those colours too..I like something bright,interspersed with White...I wasn't expecting my old Lavender to rally this year,as I cut it really hard back,and into hard wood at some points..just what we are told not to do..but,as you can see ,it completely refused to comply ! :o)

16 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you Hywel..:o)

16 Jun, 2017

 

That's interesting about the Lavender. I am always scared to cut mine too hard. But it is very woody at the base. I think it will need to be replaced next year.

17 Jun, 2017

 

I would go for it,Karen,as some of the really old woody bits in the centre,I took out completely,and just left the ones with the smallest signs of life on them..I expected it to look bare in the centre,when it started growing again,but it's filled in nicely..It took it's time to get going again,but I'm glad I gave it a chance,as I almost dug it up..

17 Jun, 2017

 

Well I did think that when I read your comment Sandra, but I have to remember I don't have the length of season for recovery here...or the warmth. My lavender is nowhere near ready to flower yet.

17 Jun, 2017

 

Ah,I see Karen..I keep forgetting how far north you are..I must admit,mine was quite a while before it recovered ..are you surprised after that haircut ? Lol

17 Jun, 2017

 

What a super collection Sandra. If this is what you call not co-ordinating I wonder what you'd create if you meant to?

17 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you Julia..I just bung em in and hope for the best ! although I have been known to move things around,if they don't look right ..quite a lot actually Lol..Well,I have to have something to do in such a small garden o)

17 Jun, 2017

 

In my favs, it looks so pretty and the colours are really lovely and delicate.

17 Jun, 2017

amy
Amy
 

A proper English summer garden , its so pretty Sandra if thats unco-ordinated keep doing it Lol ... x

18 Jun, 2017

 

That is so kind of you Chris,thank you..xx

18 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you Amy..did you notice the Sanguisorba you kindly gave me,a few years ago..isn't it doing well ? I love it..x

18 Jun, 2017

 

Sandra, who needs co-ordinating when a border can look this pretty? Love it! ...

19 Jun, 2017

 

Your border looks great. Love the different colours and the plants this year seem to have so many blooms too. I cut my Lavender back hard after the flowers have finished. I cut to where there is a slight showing of leaves on the bush. I just leave a little growth on the ends. They do tend to go woody after a few years though. I have taken cuttings in the past with success.

21 Jun, 2017

 

Thank you Lindak..yes,that's what I do,and it does look like a dead bush for ages..but worth taking a chance..It's the first time I've cut it so hard back..I shall take cuttings too as it's at least 15 years old now,but looks like quite good for it's age :o)

21 Jun, 2017

 

Good luck with the cuttings Bloomer. Now's a good time to do that.

21 Jun, 2017

 

Thanks Lindak..:o)

21 Jun, 2017

 

very nice !

21 Jul, 2017

 

A lovely photograph of your garden Sandra, you must be delighted with the results.......look good in a garden book, it is so well thought out.

21 Jul, 2017

 

Thank you Fishnchips ,and welcome to Goy..:o)

21 Jul, 2017

 

Thank you Angela..what a lovely compliment ..that is so kind :o) xx

21 Jul, 2017

 

But truthful my dear......xx

21 Jul, 2017

 

:o)) xxx

21 Jul, 2017

 

I've done controlled colour borders and mixed, - and they can all look stunning! That's somewhere I'd be very happy to sit.

9 Jul, 2018

 

Thank you Pb123..I agree either colour scheme can look good,and yes,it's a very pleasant place to sit ..The lavender I 'butchered' last year,has come back bigger than ever,to my surprise...

11 Jul, 2018



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