GARDEN PICTURES

I took a few pictures in my garden last week. My flowers think it is Spring but it isn’t, not really. I think Springbulbs are very brave ! The weather is still cold, stormy and wet wet wet, so it isn’t fun to work in the garden and there is so much work to be done !

But I have flowers in my garden !

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YOU CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON NARCISSUS TETE-A-TETE, THEY ARE ONE OF THE EASIESTS NARCISSES I KNOW AND THEY FLOWER FOR A LONG TIME

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I DON’T KNOW HE NAME OF THIS ONE BUT I’VE HAD IT FOR A LONG TIME, THEY ARE A LOT TALLER THAN THE TETE-A-TETE BUT THEY DON’T BLOOM SO EASILY

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THIS IS AUBRIETA, I THINK IT IS A VERY CUTE LITTLE FLOWER, IT BLOOMS FOR A LONG TIME AND IT IS WINTERGREEN, THAT IS ALWAYS A PLUS 

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I HAVE LITTLE VIOLETS EVERYWHERE IN THE GARDEN, AS I HAVE MANY DIFFERENT COLOURS THEIR OFFSPRING IS ALWAYS A SURPRISE

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SKIMMIA KEW GREEN IS LATE THIS YEAR, THE BUDS WERE THERE ALL WINTER LONG, I CUT SOME BRANCHES OFF AND PUT THEM IN VASES IN MY LIVINGROOM HOPING THE BUDS WILL BE OPEN IN A FEW DAYS FOR EASTER…….

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AND MY AMELANCHIER, NOT YET IN BLOOM BUT ALMOST, USUALLY IT IS IN BLOOM BY THE END OF MARCH BUT NOT THIS YEAR

It’s not much but it’s a start and when the sun is shining it is Spring !

Have a great day and thanks for your visit !

A TRIP TO THE GARDEN CENTER

This morning I went to a nearby garden center , I wanted to buy some colourful annuals for my pots but I didn’t really find  what I was looking for, all though they had a lot of choice. I couldn’t leave empty handed of course ! I found some bargains and a few annuals in the right colour. One of the bargains was this nice big aeonium for only 2 euro’s, that is about 3 dollars !!!  I hope his leaves will get darker in the sun. I couldn’t leave that behind, could I ?!!

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THE WHITE SPOTS ON THE AEONIUM IS JUST CHALK FROM WATERING

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A WHITE AQUILEGIA IN A BIG POT, I CAN DEVIDE THIS INTO SEVERAL PLANTS, AT THE BACK IT IS VERY SOFT LILAC, ALMOST WHITE

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I LOVE THIS PINK COLOURED PELARGONIUMS

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AND THIS YELLOW MILLION BELLS WILL LOOK GOOD IN FRONT OF MY BLUE WINDOWS

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THIS IS A PURPLE AUBRIETA, A WINTERHARDY PERENNIAL, PEOPLE ALSO CALL IT “BLUE CUSHION”, IT IS A LOW GROWING GROUNDCOVERING PLANT

The last couple of days were cold but sunny, too cold for the time of the year and always windy ! Tomorrow we’ll have a cold wet day but as of Tuesday the temps will go higher with 1 C° each day, at night the temperatures still flirt with Mr Frost so my new babies will spent the next couple of days in my greenhouse.

I hope you all had a lovely weekend !!