Tuesday, 30 September 2014

The 'Delargo Towers' Garden - September 2014

Here we are again my lovelies. September is fading away and with it yet another Summer. Our thoughts now are to get ready for winter and of course Spring .
Masses of Wallflowers and Daffodils have been ordered along with tulips and pansies but before we get to far ahead lets look at the state of play this month.



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The two overgrown roses that came with the garden are a joy. No idea what they are called but they are fab.

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The window boxes are hanging on despite the dry Summer.


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You can see here the evil Japanese Knot Weed. I am glad to say that after two separate attacks with glyphosate it has (for the moment) disappeared.


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We have also now started work on creating some beds to put plants into.
Both in the front -


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and at the back.


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In the meantime things are flowering away on there own with very little help from us.


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- Breaking News Flash -

Just in time to catch the September post - 
We have bought a greenhouse!


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Ok. its plastic and ugly but its big, affordable and should do the job. We love it



At last we are getting to grips with the garden. 

who knows our little gnome friend Donny might come back to us. 
He is still sulking after the loss our last garden.

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Saturday, 27 September 2014

Random Royal Totty

Here we are me dears with a very random Royal flight of fancy.

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Edward Prince of Wales 1925

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Prince William of Gloucester - grandson of King George V.

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Prince George, Duke of Kent, 1934

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Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma

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Nicholas II

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Napoleon Eugène Louis Bonapart

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Francis, duke of Teck. He was Queen Mary´s father and was rumoured to be homosexual.

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Archduke Hubert Salvator of Austria.

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Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg 1940.

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Kaiser Wilhelm II. 1880

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Grand Dukes Paul and Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, brothers of Alexander III, ca 1885

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Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence

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Ludwig II of Bavaria.

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Manuel II of Portugal

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King Ferdinand von Rumänien, King of Romania 1865

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King Alfonso XIII of Spain, c.1910

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King Leopold III of Belgium

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Crown Prince George of Oldenburg Schleswig Holstein Sonderburg Glucksburg, Later King Georgios II of Greece.

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HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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The Duke of York (George VI) and the Prince of Wales (Edward VIII)

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Edward, Prince of Wales, and Lord Louis Mountbatten

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HRH Prince William.

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As they say its not the destination
but the journey

keep posted for more random nonsense


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