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Lilac flowers starting to go over..


By Kate123

Lilac flowers starting to go over..

Close up of a lilac I stopped off to take a pic of the other day.
Thinking of Sue ( Yorkslass ) and her comment about me writing a book about a nurse’s view of people’s gardens...OH added - more like a snooper’s view! ☺️

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that's cheeky of him isn't it?
My lilac is also going over, such a drab brown.

28 May, 2021


Kate -tell your OH - nonsense! Most folk love having their gardens admired (all right then snooped at,,lol)

Meadowland, that's a shame. Threaten it with a replacement...

28 May, 2021


It is a shame when the lilac begins to go over. Ours hasn't lasted for very long this year, too much rain perhaps!

28 May, 2021


Taking a healthy interest in other people's design concepts is not snooping, Kate :-).
I don't know what I think about lilac. I suppose like a lot of shrubs, they're a 'one-hit-wonder' and thereafter rather drab. I'm thinking of cosigning mine to the shredder. OH may not agree!

29 May, 2021


Thanks for your comments everyone! Yes, OH thinks he’s quite humorous at times🙄
I think you’re right Sue - most people are probably flattered by people taking interest.
They do go over quick..I’ve the Syringa Josee variety and it’s JUST flowering now..the fragrance is gorgeous on this one, luckily!
Ange, I know what you mean about one hit wonder..there’s a lot of plants that give us a wow for a couple or 3 weeks, then, not much to write home about...

29 May, 2021


They did, Paul. They are part of a large lilac shrub I took a pic of in this village.

31 May, 2021


I think the scent is worth it, me and hubby have really enjoyed ours filling the garden :-)

4 Jun, 2021


Me too! Beautiful as you breeze past them!

5 Jun, 2021

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