Armandii's retreat

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  1. ARMANDII

    ARMANDII Low Flying Administrator Staff Member

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    I thought some people might like to have a "wander around" my little piece of Heaven on a Summers day and see how not to garden.

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    That's looking through the Trellis entrance.

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    The central path to my garden.

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    Looking from my Greenhouse.

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    The path leading to the pond area.

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    Part of the central border.

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    Part of the main border.


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    My pond fountain in the Summer.

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    Towards the bottom of the central border.

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    Roses and Poppies.

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    My pond fountain in Spring.

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    This is the Arbor I've just built so that I can sit with a glass of something and watch the Sun go down.

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    The seat might look a bit bumpy and uncomfortable but it isn't!

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    See, there is a path there, after all.

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    The Greenhouse in Spring.

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    The Trellis.

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    Leading onto the lawn area.

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    Part of the side border.

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    Part of the central border.

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    Sally, she's not winking at you, she's only got the one eye - but doesn't miss anything!


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    Oh, and the Greenhouse now.

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    Jenny, the escape artist.

    Hope you liked the walk around.
     
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    • catztail

      catztail Crazy Cat Lady

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      WOW!!! I am officially envious!!! It is BEAUTIFUL!!! Want to come help me do mine??? Bring lovely Sally too!! She can have treats and cuddles!
       
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      • pete

        pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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        Very nice Armandii, just wondering how you manage to walk round it.

        It looks very "well stocked":)
         
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        • barnaby

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          Great garden and great pictures Armandii - I love the idea of letting the plants loose on the space provided but would not like the dead-heading job...........
           
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          • Phil A

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            Wow, fantastic Armandii:love30:
             
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            • Sheal

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              Absolutely stunning Armandii. The pictures were a real treat! :dbgrtmb:
               
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              • davygfuchsia

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                Wonderful Armandii..I love seeing gardens packed out with plants and yours is a gem ..

                Dave
                 
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                • Greecko

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                  That is unbelievable!
                   
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                  • Pixie

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                    What a wonderful garden Armandii, and so many unusual plants. Quite inspiring. Love the pussy cat too!:)
                     
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                    • PeterS

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                      Really lovely Armandii. I love the contrast of the heights as well.
                       
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                      • theruralgardener

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                        I always love looking around other peoples gardens, thanks for sharing this virtual tour with us Armandii. What's the little hole in the facia board bit at the top of the arbor for?
                         
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                        • Lolimac

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                          Heaven indeed.How lovely.You've given me loads of ideas....1.plant more plants for a start.....
                          oh and Sally is lovely too.
                          Thanks for shareing....
                           
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                          • Louise D

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                            Your garden beautiful and looks as all gardens should :)

                            I too have a cottage garden and this is the best time of year for them, isn't it :thumbsup:
                             
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                              Really lovely :yess:. What a plethora of colour and foliage!! :dbgrtmb:
                               
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