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carolecuttingitfine

Mother of 4 and enthusiastic novice gardener trying to tame an inherited wilderness in rural Devon - all advice/help gratefully received😀

Skimmia japonica

  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2019
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carolecuttingitfine

Love the colour change in this #skimmia from the vibrant red of the closed flower heads to the white as they pop open 😊 and at last the sun is shining and the wind has stopped blowing!

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anges

That's so pretty Carole 🌞

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bandicoot

Almost looks like hundreds and thousands!

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sharonhayden

Ooh I will have to look if mine is blossoming- beautiful photo

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carolecuttingitfine

Isn’t it @anges and @bandicoot 😊😊 oh yes @sharonhayden have a close look - they are so pretty! 😊

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awomanonabike

Fab photo Carole 💕

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pelly

Must check mine too, I love them at this stage too. It's lovely and sunny here, but it's still blowing a hoolie here 😍💨

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carolecuttingitfine

Thank you @awomanonabike 😊 finally manages to get the glass in the greenhouse @pelly but not as calm as I thought when you have a 4ft pane in your hand 😱😂

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pelly

Oh exciting, it'll soon be done then 👍👍

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carolecuttingitfine

All sorted and plants safer @pelly 😊 we lost lots of glass in the high winds!

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pelly

Glad to hear it 👍😍

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carolecuttingitfine

Whilst at the garden centre buying birthday presents (obviously where else would you buy presents) I treated myself to some #wintercolour into my #wintergarden as inspired by posts of them on GardenTags 😊 #bestofjan

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rachelbrooks

And why not?! ❤️💚

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cee

I'm so tempted to buy one of those as well😁 @carolecuttingitfine @rachelbrooks

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful 💚💗💚

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carolecuttingitfine

Knew you’d understand @rachelbrooks 😉and give in to temptation @cee 😉 it’s planted by my front door and makes me smile every time I pass it. Thank you @lovemygarden65 😊

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rachelbrooks

Oh I don’t think you can have too many beautiful, evergreen shrubs can you Carole? 🤔 no, I’m sure you can’t! 😉 do it Celina! 🙊 @cee

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juliesgarden

Love mine Carole , such a great plant ❤️

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clipperty

There are times when you do just have to give in to temptation aren’t there Carole?! They do seem to happen quite often though! X 😆 x

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carolecuttingitfine

Absolutely @clipperty 😂

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