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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😀

Verbena bonariensis 'Buenos Aires'

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2018
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carolecuttingitfine

In coming!!!! #verbena is a summer favourite wafting above the borders, but looks like I’m not the only one! Have a wonderful #wildlifewednesday 😊 exciting day of choosing the cut flowers today from various friends’ gardens for my daughter’s wedding- 3 more sleeps 🎩 👰

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Emma915Jones

Lovely image x

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pelly

Morning Carole, oh not long now, you’re going to be a busy lady, enjoy 😍😍

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nessas

Sounds like a fab day ahead 😍☺️

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juliesgarden

Oh exciting times Carole 😍😍

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2017
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carolecuttingitfine

The #verbena are still adding purple clouds floating in the borders 💜

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daisy-jane

Morning Carole just love verbena bonariensis 💜💜💜

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carolecuttingitfine

Just discovered them last year when a friend gave me these "leftovers" and so pleased to see them back this year @daisy-jane

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daisy-jane

I came across them last year too Carole so grew some myself this year 😊👍

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carolecuttingitfine

I must grow more #verbena I forget how lovely this is at this time of year swaying above the borders 💜 looks like another gorgeous day out there after a dramatic night of rain - happy Thursday 😊

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vec

I keep thinking, I must cut some down. It's gone mad 😂

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carolecuttingitfine

It is lovely in a vase or dried too isn't it @vec

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vec

Yes but it makes one hell of a mess... tried that already 😂

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SylviaDavies

I love it too! Love the way it stands above the rest!

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pelly

Morning Carole, this is something I need in my garden. Have a great one too. 💜💜💜

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carolecuttingitfine

Yes @SylviaDavies it must look fab in your gorgeous borders.. it's perfect @pelly as it doesn't take up much room and adds frothy height above your planting - gotta love more plants per square inch!

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susieg

Happy Thursday lovely. And we all need more verbena in our lives 💕

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pelly

Exactly my thinking Carole 😊😊😊

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rachelbrooks

Gorgeous 💜 one of my absolute faves 👌🏼

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2017
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carolecuttingitfine

#verbena sparkling in the border - really pleased this survived the winter! Happy sunny Sunday 😊

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christineb

Morning Carole, very pretty and a survivor 😀 have a great day

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janric

Morning Carole lovely pretty pic 💜

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pelly

Morning Carole, that's so pretty 😍😍😍

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carolecuttingitfine

Thank you lovelies @christineb @janric and @pelly hope you've all had a lovely day in the garden 😊

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carolecuttingitfine

Really pleased with these "leftover seedlings" from a friend #verbena #cutflowers #perennials

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rachelbrooks

Beautiful 💗💜

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Keely

Ooh cant wait mine just coming into bud the bees are so busy in the garden with all my new pollinating flowers, its lovely 💜💕💞

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ukjohnny

..def one of my fave perennials...

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