Thursday, 21 May 2015

Beautiful Barnsley Birdwell bluebells on almost wordless Worsbrough Wednesday






Clematis montana grows in from a neighbour. I might call it borrowed landscape








Osteospermum ruber is completely hardy in Barnsley





No crowds like at Chelsea. I have it all to myself

12 comments:

  1. With so many flowers in the graveyard, the graves are almost a secondary feature! I think the dark red Valerian is particularly nice - wish I had some.

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    1. If I catch the timing right when it seeds I will send you some seed Mark. I gather the Valerian was all the rage at Chelsea three years ago!

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  2. Something magical about Cemeteries, abandoned by health and safety and regimental strimming, no one at Chelsea could produce anything like this. Great album.

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    1. Praise indeed from a superb photographer like you Po.

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  3. Much prefer it to Chelsea - it's so difficult to portray the deep b,lue carpet of a bluebell wood.. Then there is the lovely perfume

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    1. Have you ever been to the cemetery Sue? Its probably not too far from Wakefield?

      It's forty five years since my only visit to Chelsea

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  4. Fantastic Roger, this is gardening as it should be albeit in a cemetery. Like you I have only attended Chelsea once in my life and that was enough but, although I haven't watched any of the TV coverage, I was pleased to see that the naturalistic planting of the The Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth Garden was Best in Show, now there IS a trend worth following.

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  5. No I don't watch the tv gardening either Rick and although I think the re-creation of old natural features demonstrate fantastic artistic ability and creativity and look superb in a show setting many people wouldn't cross the road to see them when they occur 'in the wild'

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  6. What a brilliant place in which to be dead or alive! Lovely!
    PA

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  7. Fabulous. I love that second photo, bluebells are at their best when they can be enjoyed en masse like this. That clematis montana is a beauty too.

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