A PEEK IN MY GARDEN

As we get warmth and rain everything is growing like mad and flowers are opening every day.

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VIBURNUM OPULUS

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FUCHSIA,  it is nameless as the shops just sell them under the name “fuchsia”, it is frustrating as I don’t know if it likes shade or sun or if it is winterhardy or not.IMG_2919.JPG

SYRINGA VULGARIS BEAUTY OF MOSCOW, the flowers are snowwhite but the buds are a smokey lilac

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IRIS PSEUDACORUS or yellow pond iris in the back, the leafs are like swords, they clean the water in the pond, in the front is CALTHA PALUSTRIS, also a good water cleaner, the fishing wire is for keeping the herons from eating our fish.

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FIG, my fig tree is comming to life and the figs are growing now, the figs have overwintered as tiny peas so as soon as the weather gets warmer the tiny figs start to grow.

I hope your are all having a wonderful week !

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OLDIES

I would like to show you a few of my favorite old pictures. A trip to memory lane so to speak.

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PASSIFLORA CONSTANCE ELLIOTT

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I FIND THIS TREE RATHER SPECIAL AND INTRIGUEING

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THE SHOEBILL STORCK, MY FAVORITE BIRD, HOW I WOULD LOVE TO HAVE ONE OR TWO IN MY GARDEN !!!

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I LOVE THE SMELL OF LILACS

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BLUE CAMASSIA

Have a great weekend all and thanks for visiting !