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I popped out to my favourite local GC this morning, hoping to find some Nemesia and something colourful. Success! – this little tray of 10 plants cost the princely sum of ยฃ12.79, so I’m a happy bunny!

2 Petunia, 1 Viola ‘columbine’ and 6 Nemesia, various

Spring border in front garden

Primroses

Blue Phlox subulata plus Anemone

Anemanthele for Kate

Acer shirasawanum jordan

Bowles golden sedge (Carex alata auarea)


Acer corner


I hope the sun is shining where you are :)

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The nemesia are wonderful I managed to get some too as plugs that I have had to grow on. They are now hardening off.

Your garden is looking fresh and ready for summer. Acer corner looks wonderful. I need a nice pot for my little red one I've grown from seed.

9 May, 2021

 

Thanks very much Eileen. Wow - growing an Acer from seed must have taken a while?

9 May, 2021

 

I really like your Spring garden, full of delicate shades. The acers are beautiful.

9 May, 2021

 

Thank you Ange ๐Ÿ™‚.

9 May, 2021

 

What a lovely collection of โ€˜bargainโ€™ buys! Very pretty Sheila.
Your garden is looking beautiful. From the very springlike front to the lovely ornamental grasses planted out - thank you for posting the anemanthele! Yours looks great!
The golden sedge looks fab planted in cobbles! So bright and lush.
Iโ€™m loving you very enviable acer corner! Looks so โ€˜zenโ€™.
The little acer has a pretty shaped leaf. Looks a bit like the one in my front garden...

9 May, 2021

 

Many thank Kate. I love your use of the word โ€˜Zenโ€™ as this is what I call my Japanesey area ... bonsai included ๐Ÿ™‚. Your comments are much appreciated!

9 May, 2021

 

Good collection of lovely plants for a bargain price. That would make me happy as well.
Your garden always looks beautiful. Love your Acer corner.

9 May, 2021

 

Many thanks Klahanie ... youโ€™re very kind ๐Ÿ™‚.

9 May, 2021

 

Sheila, I really am wishing I had an area to place cobbles and pebbles, plant grasses and Acers as yours looks superb! Oh well, I could always say to Michael 'I've had an idea'! . . . . .

9 May, 2021

 

Gosh, aren't your pebbles white.

9 May, 2021

 

Thank you Shirley ... yes, go for it. Maybe Michael would approve of the fact that the area is the lowest of low maintenance?! The ONLY thing I do is cut the deciduous grasses down in the spring ... and thatโ€™s it ๐Ÿ™‚.

Sue, our designer wanted black pebbles but we didnโ€™t! These are the most expensive we could find ... and I love them ๐Ÿ™‚.

10 May, 2021

 

Sheila, now that really is low maintenance! I doubt I would make any major changes to the garden until the Autumn now, but a plan is forming in my head!!

10 May, 2021

 

Wow, you did really well with your GC buys Sheila, trowel at the ready then..:))
I do like your delicate pink primrose, it's lovely! And your blue phlox, just lovely. I think these are your colours..:)
Acer corner is beautiful, a lovely place for quiet moments. x

10 May, 2021

 

Great bargain! your Acer look marvellous! how simple could it be - plant some grasses in a pebble surround & "Bobs your uncle, etc."! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜‚

10 May, 2021

 

Janey, thank you. The pink primrose is a Barnhaven primrose ... yes, a bit special ๐Ÿ™‚. Youโ€™re right, I am drawn to pastel colours and am loving the blue phlox - glad you like it too. Lovely comments. x

Balcony, thanks, Iโ€™m a simple soul ๐Ÿ™‚.

10 May, 2021

 

You got a bargain with that little lot. I find that Nemesia survives the winter if it is not too cold & builds up into quite nice clumps. Not this winter though, as mine have died off, so replacements needed. I love your Acers also & I think I must buy some nice grasses too for my bog standard gravel!

11 May, 2021

 

Thanks Josee, hope you find some more Nemesia, theyโ€™re lovely ๐Ÿ™‚.

11 May, 2021

 

I love the effect of the white stones with the sedges - very calming.

13 May, 2021

 

Thank you Paul ๐Ÿ™‚.

13 May, 2021

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