Sunday, 12 April 2009

April Evening







This week has passed so quickly! Have been catching up with a few jobs and have been taking advantage of the beautiful weather we've had.

I spent Friday in the garden and yesterday I was where I love to be on a warm sunny day - on a bowling green! We were invited to Opening Day at Southport BC and it was a really lovely afternoon and a great start to the outdoor season.
Today has seen us back out in the garden - am hoping to do a bit of crafting this evening but in the meantime I popped out, camera in hand and took a few pics of part of the garden in the evening sunshine.
The magnolia is one of my favourite plants - I adore the flowers and am real sorry they don't last all year! When I planted this shrub it was a mere 2 feet tall!

Isn't the double daffoldil just 'peachy' ?! (In more ways than one!)

I remember buying the yellow flowered plant a couple of years ago... it's now spread itself into several parts of one of the borders.. it only lasts during spring, but I love the huge glossy leaves and the tiny flowers... I just wish I could remember what it was called! I think it's an orchid of some description.... but whatever it is, it has certainly made itself at home!

4 comments:

  1. awwww...awwwwwwwwww..what a lovely read ...through your garden it looks a dream...but where are you ...on the bowling green..but to return one springtime eve your garden your home so youll never leave......lvs sassyxxxxx

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  2. Beautiful garden,I,m missing mine this time of year ! these are beautiful photo's,love the peachy daffodil !x

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  3. Lovely photos Viv, don't know what your mystery plant is but it looks vert at home :)

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  4. your photos of your plants are lovely...i love to take pics of my flowers! thankyou for your comment on my blog ..vicky xx

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