Wednesday, 7 May 2008

Some Flowery stuff, and a fright at the end!

Some flowery stuff. Keith, button it!

back garden

Left to Right.Berberus with Euonymus climbing through it. The yellow and bronze go well together, but the Euonymus is taking over. Next is Rhododenndron 'cowslip'. Then Magnolia 'Susan'.

Camelia

Camellia. This is a lovely shrub which thrives on a north facing wall. If anyone knows what the black is on the leaves I would love to know. It will rub off like soot,but isn't. The close-up gives a good shot.

BOO!

That scared you!

Thanks to my 'Sister' for the photos.

Click on the pics for the full effect. But you knew that anyway.

23 comments:

Grumpy Git said...

Hey! Love the scarecrow! It looks almost human.....

john.g. said...

Bollox!

Grumpy Git said...

Bullox? They're baby bulls aren't they?

Z said...

Could be sooty mould - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sooty_Mold

© Karelian Blonde said...

Crikey! That white top you are wearing gave me a right fright! I will now have to go to work to try and steady my fragile state of mind ;)

PI said...

The garden looks lovely and you look lovely - such a nice colour. But I'm having a little sulk; I did your quiz but you didn't do mine :(
Z probably knows best or could it be a touch of frost?

Guyana-Gyal said...

Hello john.g. [wave, wave]. Your garden is lovely and so are you.

If you could only see our garden you'd get a fright. It's mad. Wild. Nothing orderly and beautiful like yours. And Pat's. And all English gardens.

john.g. said...

GG, i'm blushing now!

Z,it's caused by aphids on the underside of the leaf. I googled: 'camelia black leaf'.

Mum2, ta, but you're biased!!

KB, lol!

Sylv said...

sorry, I must be one hardened lass,but I am still waiting for the fright, is it like one of these fillums where you have to wait an endless time and suddenly something pops up to scare you :):);)

PI said...

I'm allowed to nag - you are wearing sun-block aren't you?????

Jayne said...

I've searched high & low in the post & buggered if I can find the fright. Where've you hidden it? I can see some bloke wearing what looks like an England football shirt (which is frightening to some no doubt, altho gawd knows why!) so I'm assuming John, that you forgot to put the 'fright' in?

Love the garden hon & am really pleased you lot have got a bit of sunshine :-)

Mickle in NZ said...

Good to see you supporting your favourite brew. Hope the "pedigree" bods reward you for your world wide advertising.

The garden is looking wonderful. And you're not bad looking either, mate. Too bad you support ManU!

Huggles :o)

john.g. said...

Jayne, it's the Engerland cricket shirt!

SYLV, XX

Mickle, at least I was born there!

Mum2, no! Only out there for a few minutes!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Such a beautiful Garden, Johm....I know nothing about what that black stuff could be---I hope someone else had some information for you...!
And where's the "fright", pray tell? (lol)

Mickle in NZ said...

That's a relief. Admit I have a great time winding up a workmate who is a fellow supporter, and is a young Kiwi who was born in Kent. He's even named his cat Giggsy.....oh dearie, dearie me.

Huggles

Brom said...

Cracking garden mate!

#Debi said...

Thanks for clearing up my confusion over the logo. We don't have Pedigree beer over here, I don't think. Here in Merka, Pedigree is a dog food...


;)

john.g. said...

Why, thank you Brom!

#debi, pleasure!

SpanishGoth said...

Eeeee - but he's fucking Welsh is that Brom bloke.

Oh Bollocks - I've just fell off my chair aven't I?....

sablonneuse said...

Gorgeous garden. And it seems you had a sunny day as well.

PI said...

I have found a small pale blue egg on our balcony. It's not broken. what should I do?

john.g. said...

Mum2,this sounds harsh, but chuck it in the bin, it wont survive!

PI said...

That's what MTL said. He said there was no-one to look after it. Sad.