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bigemrg

Enthusiastic gardener interested in growing all types of flowers for enjoyment and photographic purposes! www.iangrainger.co.uk

Brassica oleracea (Acephala Group)

  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2017
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bigemrg

Good morning GTers! After brightening up the garden all winter my ornamental #kale is starting to die back! It's one of the stars of my weekly photo #blog which you can see at the following link if you're interested - www.bigemrg.co.uk/blog/latest Have a great day everyone! 😀

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pelly

Morning Ian. Beautiful photo as always. I must have some of these later on in the year. 💜💜

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Chester14

Good morning Ian,have a great day,stunning colours @bigemrg

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juliesgarden

Morning Ian , lovely 💜

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bigemrg

@pelly - Good morning Jane and thanks! I'm definitely going to try them again next winter! They've been really great and have brightened up the garden for the last few months! 😀

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bigemrg

@Chester14 - Good morning! You too! 😀

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bigemrg

@juliesgarden - Good morning Julie! 😀

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pelly

Which is what we all need Ian. 😊😊

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bigemrg

@pelly - Definitely Jane! 😀

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mrsflowerpot

Gorgeous shot Ian! 💜💜💜

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bigemrg

@mrsflowerpot - Thanks Beck! I'm sure you didn't mean to spell it that way though! 😀

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pelly

😂😂😂😂oh dear. Predictive text strikes again.

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  • Season Icon Mid WinterMid Winter 2017
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bigemrg

Good morning GTers! The #frost is back here this morning! At least it makes the ornamental #kale look pretty! Have a great day everyone! 😀 #winter #wintergarden #frosty

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Chester14

Good morning Ian,frosty in Shropshire have a great 👍 day @bigemrg

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bigemrg

@Chester14 - Good morning! Hope it warms up for you soon! 😀

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pelly

Morning Ian. What a beautiful photo, it's very frosty here too. Have a good day. 😊😊

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amythegardener

Love the colour

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flof1952

Good morning Ian @bigemrg ......frosty here too but the sun is now shining! Enjoy your day......keep warm :)

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bigemrg

@pelly - Good morning Jane! Thank you! I was surprised to see it this morning! Enjoy your day too! 😀

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bigemrg

@amythegardener - Me too Amy! The colder it gets the better it looks! 😀

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bigemrg

@flof1952 - Good morning Pauline! No sun here yet but I've got my fingers crossed! Enjoy your day too! 😀

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daisy-jane

Morning Ian great pic and its the same here 😊👍

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susieg

Lovely shot Ian. Have a great day

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christineb

Morning Ian , lovely ❄️❄️❄️shot

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  • Season Icon Mid WinterMid Winter 2017
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bigemrg

Good morning GTers! It's a foggy and #frosty morning here but at least the ornamental kale is looking pretty! Have a great day everyone and stay warm if you're venturing outside! 😀 #frost #ornamentalkale

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pelly

Morning Ian. No frost here for a change, but quite dull. 😊😊

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bigemrg

@pelly - Good morning Jane! Hope it brightens up for you! 😀

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yodamama

Good morning Ian have a good day 👋🏻

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bigemrg

@yodamama - Good morning June! You too! 😀

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juliesgarden

Morning Ian , same here, enjoy your day 👍

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daisy-jane

Morning Ian no frost here just murky hoping it brightens up a bit soon,hope you have a great day 🙋😊

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bigemrg

@juliesgarden - Good morning Julie! Have a good one too! 😀

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bigemrg

@daisy-jane - Good morning Jane! Fingers crossed it brightens up for you! Enjoy your day! 😀

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rachelbrooks

Morning Ian. Very pretty - these look so good with frost or dew on them 👌🏼 have a good day 😊

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bigemrg

@rachelbrooks - Morning Rachel! I agree! Who'd have thunk a cabbage could look so photogenic? Have a good one! 😀

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susieg

Stunning pic Ian 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2016
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bigemrg

Good morning GTers! The ornamental #kale seems to be relishing the colder weather! Have a great day everyone! 😀

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jaynehynesburton

Gawjus Ian 😊

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bigemrg

@jaynehynesburton - Thanks Jayne! First time I've grown them and I've been very impressed so far! 😀

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yodamama

Good morning lan. Have a good day 🙋🏻

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pelly

Morning Ian. 😊

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bigemrg

@yodamama - Morning June! You too! 😀

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@pelly - Good morning Jane! 😀

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SikoMa

I love the color of this one. Goodnight Ian. Hope you have a wonderful day😄😴😴😴

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flof1952

Good morning Ian.......these are very pretty aren't they. Enjoy your day @bigemrg

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bigemrg

@SikoMa - Good evening Dar! Thanks! As colourful as a flower! 😁

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bigemrg

@flof1952 - Good morning Pauline! They certainly are! You too! 😀

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lisebee

Wow! That's gorgeous!

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2016
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bigemrg

Good evening all! My ornamental #kale was looking good the other morning, covered in dew drops! 😀

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charlottejhurst

Gorgeous Ian 😚😚

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bigemrg

@charlottejhurst - Thanks Charlotte! 😀

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nessas

Lovely photo 😊

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bigemrg

@nessas - Thank you Vanessa! 😀

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yodamama

Lovely photograph 👏🏻

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bigemrg

@yodamama - Thank you June! 😀

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pauline33

So pretty 💖

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godfreye

It does looks stunning Ian🤗

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bigemrg

@pauline33 - I think so too - for a vegetable! 😀

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bigemrg

@godfreye - Thanks Enid! If only all vegetables were so photogenic! 😀

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rachelbrooks

Evening 😊 just love these! Makes such a nice change from pansies 😁 and a fabulous model for photos! 👌🏼👌🏼

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2016
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bigemrg

Good evening all! I've been getting up close and personal with the colourful #autumn #foliage of my #ornamental #kale plants! 😁

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jaynehynesburton

Fab Ian. What a fantastic photo @bigemrg

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jadojado29

Good evening Ian @bigemrg now that is getting close & personal what a Great photo 😍📸💖

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Keely

💞💕💓😍 lovely pink on this one 👌

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debs69

Beautiful colour 💕🌸💕

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godfreye

Hi Ian it looks lovely really vivid colour🤗

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yodamama

Beautiful 💗💗💗🌸

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mich

Beautiful pic Ian 😍

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nessas

Lovely photo Ian 💕

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Chester14

Lovely photo of a bright plant

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Naomi126

👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻

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juliesgarden

👌💞

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2016
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bigemrg

Good afternoon everyone! I knew I wouldn't be able to escape the GC this morning without those pesky jumping plants getting into my trolley! This week I was seduced by the #ornamental #kale which will hopefully keep my little trough colourful over autumn and winter! 😀

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jaynehynesburton

Lovely Ian @bigemrg ☺

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lovemygarden65

Love the colours 😍

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nessas

Ahh fabotastic told you to watch out for the jumping ones 🙊 my cabbages did that to me I think they thought they were spring cabbages 🙊🙈😉

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SikoMa

Looks great Ian. Definitely love the splash of color😉

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bigemrg

@jaynehynesburton - Thanks Jayne! 😀

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@lovemygarden65 - Me too Marilyn! 😀

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@rainygirl70 - I know Amy, they're great aren't they? 😀

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bigemrg

@nessas - Hehe! Spring cabbages? That's so bad it's good! 😀😀😀

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bigemrg

@SikoMa - Thanks! The colour is supposed to get more intense as it gets colder too! 😀

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SikoMa

Well I just.learned something new Ian. I did not know they would do do that as the temps changed. Thank you😊

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juliesgarden

Told ya lol , looks great 👍

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