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italydiva

Love all things to do with gardening 🌸🌿🌼

Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'

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italydiva

My final peony of the year #macro #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #upclose #closeup #ajjuly

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italydiva

They’ve done so well this year Elaine. I’m always sorry when they finally finish 💗💛💗 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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jacaranda

That’s a fabulous photo, Angela! 🥰

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Mine haven’t been outstanding this year just the same only a foot taller….😏

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italydiva

Thank you Barbara 💗💛💗 @jacaranda

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italydiva

Strange how they all vary in performance Elaine. I’m half expecting mine to have ‘peaked’ and to be disappointed next year. It can’t always delight I guess but maybe that’s just me being overly pessimistic! 🙄😆 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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hebelover

😁 Fabulous

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italydiva

The centre always reminds me of coral on the ocean bed when it looks like this 🪸 @hebelover

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hebelover

Does look like it 🩷

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

The heavy rain ruined my pom-poms Angela there was nothing I could do with them after that….my sword dance were the best even though they had less flowers than last year…..I think two are in the wrong place but I just wouldn’t know where to put them……🫤

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italydiva

I was lucky with the heavy rain. Moving plants isn’t always easy. I have one that really should be moved. It hasn’t bloomed at all these past two years but I’m not sure where I can put it either. Just wondering if it’s worth trying in a large pot? 🤔 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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italydiva

Raspberry ripple ice-cream anyone? 🍧 #juneblooms #peony #peony-bowl-of-beauty #upclose #closeup #macro #ajjune #peony-bowlofbeauty

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godfreye

What a beauty 🤗

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italydiva

I love these peonies Enid. If only they flowered all summer, that would be my idea of heaven 🥰 @godfreye

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hebelover

Still at least a week away here

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juliesgarden

Morning Angela…oh my , I’m in love, hope mines this good 🩷

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italydiva

Hopefully this hot sunny weather will spur yours on a bit Jason. Mine are south-facing with no shade whatsoever @hebelover

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italydiva

Morning again Julie, I’m sure it will be. They perform better with each year. I planted this one in May 2020. In its first year it had only three flowers. 53 buds this year! 💗 @juliesgarden

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awomanonabike

Isn’t it a beauty! And you’re right, it gets better every year. I’ve even successfully split mine, which you’re not supposed to be able to do 💞

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italydiva

That’s good to know Jaqueline. I have another which I need to move as it’s in the shade of an aquilegia and hasn’t produced any flowers. I may well have a go at splitting this one next October. It’s doing so well though I’m nervous I upset it! @awomanonabike

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pelly

What a fabulous photo Angela 😍😍😍

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awomanonabike

It was when I tried to move it, for the same reason as you, that it split and I ended up with two: the one I couldn’t move and the new bit 🙄

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hkyfvr

So beautiful 😍😍😍

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italydiva

Morning all, hope to catch up later today. So pleased to see things finally opening up. #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #rose-emilybronte #ajjune #bestofjune

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pelly

Morning Angela. How lovely is that 💞💞💞

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juliesgarden

Morning Angela … ohhh gorgeous 🩷🩷

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Lovely sight….the bowl of beauty is a beauty 😏🩷🫶🏼

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charlotte

Charlotte is looking beautiful 🤣

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debs69

A riot of pinkalicous 🌸🐝🌸

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hebelover

How lovely

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italydiva

Morning everyone…err….oops! Got my sisters mixed up, this one is Emily Bronte!! 🤦‍♀️ Still have to agree with your comment though Charlotte 😆 @pelly @juliesgarden @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @charlotte @debs69 @hebelover

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jeatacake

😍😍😍

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italydiva

Good morning gorgeous, I’ve been waiting for you 🌸🌸🌸 #peony #firstbloom #peony-bowlofbeauty #ajjune #bestofjune

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pelly

Just gorgeous 🩷💛🩷

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juliesgarden

Ohhhhhh 🩷🩷🩷🩷

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italydiva

The first one is always so exciting! 🌸🌸🌸 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @pelly @juliesgarden

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hebelover

Nowhere close on mine

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italydiva

This one popped open very quickly Jason, with all the sun you’ve been having hopefully yours will catch up very soon ☀️🤞 @hebelover

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italydiva

So excited…I’ve counted 50 buds on this peony 💗🤍💗🤍💗 #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #buds #ajmay

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vegandmore

Nice 👍🏻

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cee

WooHoo!👌

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juliesgarden

Oh wow , ill@be lucky if I get 2 😂😂

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pelly

Yay 🎉🎉🎉

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italydiva

It’s certainly made my weekend…so much to look forward to! @vegandmore @cee @juliesgarden @pelly

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italydiva

Has it not been a good year for your peony Julie or is it a very young one? @juliesgarden

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juliesgarden

This is the second one I’ve had that I bought from Farmer Gracy , Angela..first one was just pale pink, but yes it’s s young

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italydiva

I’ve just recently planted another variety of peony bought from Farmer Gracy too….no buds on that one this year for sure, or next I suspect. Still looks like rhubarb! 😂 @juliesgarden

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juliesgarden

🤣🤣🤣

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sho47

Beautiful - I haven’t counted mine yet 🤞🤞🤞😍

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italydiva

Looks like it’s going to be a good year for them Shona 😀 @sho47

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italydiva

Morning hope you all have a lovely day #wildlifewednesday #peony #bud #peony-bowlofbeauty #ajmay

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juliesgarden

We’ll I won’t if I see any of these 😱😱🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️🤣

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pelly

Morning Angela 🐝👋

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italydiva

Lol ! I’d much prefer ants….on the peony 🐜 @juliesgarden

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italydiva

Morning Jane 😀👋 @pelly

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flof1952

Thank you Angela ....great photo 👍😯🐝

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italydiva

Thanks Pauline 😊 @flof1952

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hebelover

Great picture

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italydiva

Thank you Jason….living in hope I can find a ladybird to photograph one day soon! 🐞 @hebelover

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hebelover

None here so far

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italydiva

I’ve had the odd one or two ants but they appear to have disappeared. Maybe they don’t like competing with a thumping great wasp! 🐝 @hebelover

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midnightgardener

I can't wait to see this. Mine is looking good too, getting ready for it's first season 💗💗💗💗

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italydiva

The peony buds are in their way

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pelly

Yay 🎉🎉🎉

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italydiva

After you alerted me to the fact that the buds will be hiding in the foliage, I had to check my peony out Jane! 😆 @pelly

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hebelover

I'll look in about a month's time then!!😂

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pelly

I’m glad you found them 👍

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italydiva

Oh Jason!!! I guess we’ll all be envious of your blooms when ours have long gone! 😆 @hebelover

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italydiva

Morning and apologies, another photo of this one…but will soon go over, so had to give it one last shot #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #pink #cream #ajjune #bestofjune

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godfreye

Good morning Angela they are beautiful in the sunshine🤗

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juliesgarden

I’m not jealous lol .. soooo beautiful 🌸🌸

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hebelover

Morning 💖 No apologies needed, they look fantastic

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anges

Wow! That's fabulous 👌 👏 👍 😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Angela….I’ll give you permission to put them on as many times as you like 👌🏼😍😍🌸🌸

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hkyfvr

Keep them coming. So beautiful 💗

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ShelleySnyder

This is beautiful! 💘😍

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italydiva

Thank you all for your kind comments…and your forbearance! 😂 @godfreye @juliesgarden @hebelover @anges @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @hkyfvr @ShelleySnyder

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Angela 😊

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ShelleySnyder

Absolutely my pleasure Angela! 💘😍

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jeatacake

Wow, that's a whole lot of beauties 😍😍😍

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italydiva

Morning everyone, up close today #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #bloom #pink #cream #yellow #up-close #macro #bestofjune #ajjune

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DeborahBanks

Fantastic picture 📸

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hkyfvr

Stunning photo 😍😍😍😍

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italydiva

Thank you Deborah & Diane, it’s just so pretty the camera loves it 📷💕 @DeborahBanks @hkyfvr

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Dragon_Warrior

Wow it really is a bowl of beauty 😍 gorgeous 🥰

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italydiva

It really is…it never fails to delight @Dragon_Warrior

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pelly

Stunning photo Angela 📸 💗💛

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hebelover

Stunning picture

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ShelleySnyder

Wow! Just look at those colors! 💘😍

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hkyfvr

So very welcome. The colours are amazing 😍😍😍

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vegandmore

Wow so gorgeous 😍

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italydiva

Thank you all so much, it really is such a beautiful bloom @pelly @hebelover @ShelleySnyder @vegandmore

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italydiva

Morning everyone, the sun is out so hopefully we’re all in for a lovely day. Enjoy! 😊 #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #roses #irises #ajjune #bestofjune

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pelly

Morning Angela, it's a sunny one here too. Your Bowl of Beauty really is beautiful 🌸🌸🌸

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godfreye

Beautiful 🤗

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italydiva

Thank you Jane. I really hope yours is just settling in and finally comes true for you 🤞 Enjoy the sun ☀️ @pelly

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italydiva

Thank you Enid. I just love this peony, definitely one of my favourites 💕 @godfreye

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hebelover

Morning 🌸 Thats gorgeous

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anges

Beautiful 🌸 😍

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italydiva

Afternoon Jason…it reminds me of a raspberry ripple in a pink bowl 🍧 😆😋 @hebelover

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italydiva

Thanks Ange, hope you’re having a lovely day 😊 @anges

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juliesgarden

Oh thats lovely , i hope mine is like this when it opens 🌸

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italydiva

It never fails to delight Julie, I’m sure yours will be putting on a real show very soon too 🌸 @juliesgarden

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hkyfvr

Stunning flower. 💗

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italydiva

My first peony bud playing host to the ever enthusiastic ants 🐜 🐜🐜 #ants #wildlifewednesday #peony #bud #peony-bowlofbeauty #foliage #spring

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emch

#exoskeletal

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pelly

I saw a few on one of my buds today. It’s always a good sign 👍 @italydiva

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italydiva

Probably the only time I’m genuinely pleased to see ants! 😆 @pelly

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pelly

Me too 😂

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italydiva

Four stages of flowering on the peony today #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty #pink

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topiarytragedy

Love peony's.

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italydiva

They’re lovely aren’t they Lucy…just a shame the flowers don’t last longer @topiarytragedy

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pelly

So lovely 💞💞💞

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topiarytragedy

Yes I wish they'd last longer too Angela @italydiva .

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italydiva

Thank you Jane 💗💗 @pelly

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juliesgarden

Ahhh🌸

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anges

Simply lovely! 💕🤍💕

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italydiva

Thank you ladies, not an unusual variety but beautiful all the same 💗🌸 @juliesgarden @anges

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hkyfvr

So very pretty 💗💕

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italydiva

Thank Diane, I just love this one 💗💗 @hkyfvr

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hkyfvr

Always welcome Angela 💗

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italydiva

Still going strong. 15 flowers in total on this one shrub this year. Some have gone over, some in bloom and some buds yet to open 💗💗 #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty #pink

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jmlincoln

She's done very well for you this year! 💞 And has become an instant favorite of mine!

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italydiva

Thank you Jackie. She has done really well this year, she’s quite amazed me if I’m honest and is a firm favourite of mine too 💗💗 @jmlincoln

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phyl1978

Gorgeous🌺❤️

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italydiva

Thank you Phyl 💗 @phyl1978

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italydiva

Apologies, I know I’ve posted quite a few photos of these peonies but I just want to capture them before they go over 🌸 #peony #peonies #peony-bowl-of-beauty #peony-bowlofbeauty #bestofjune #bestof2021 #juneblooms

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anges

Don't apologise - you should have a canvas print made of them 🌸🌸🌸

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italydiva

Just a shame I’ve got my great big fist in the photo! 🙄😆 @anges

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hkyfvr

Never apologize. They are so lovely and brighten up my day. 💕💗🤍

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anges

😆😆

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italydiva

Aww, thank you Diane 🌸 @hkyfvr

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debs69

You have a fabulous display there 💕

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OldMansBeard

Stunning

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italydiva

Thank you Debra, I shall miss them terribly when they go over, they have been simply amazing @debs69

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debs69

I had one flower on mine 🤣 but it was a bonus, I planted it a few years ago and it just made an appearance this year 🤔

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italydiva

After being in a pot for a couple of years I planted this one in the garden early last year. It produced 3 flowers last year, this year it has eighteen buds. It might just surprise you next year. @debs69

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italydiva

Thank you Emma 💕 @OldMansBeard

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italydiva

Little Dottie chasing Monty around the garden gives some perspective in terms of the size of these peonies. I can’t get over the size of them! #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty #petsofgardentags #petsofgt #petsofgtags #dog #fursday

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hkyfvr

Wow. Absolutely gorgeous 💗💗💕🤍

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anges

They're wonderful! #bestof2021 💕💕💕

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cowdenkyle

Definitely a bowl of beauty😍

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pelly

Absolutely stunning 💕💕💕

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italydiva

Thank you so much! They really are quite amazing 🌸🤩 @hkyfvr @anges @cowdenkyle @pelly

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hebelover

Wow 😍

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juliesgarden

Amazing 🤩

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midnightgardener

Wow!! They're amazing. Are they in full sun Angela? I've got one and think I need to move it as it's over-shadowed by a large shrub 💕💕💕

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italydiva

Evening Chris! Yes it gets full sun all day. Might be worth moving yours if it’s being overshadowed. Let me know how you get on with it 🤞 @midnightgardener

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italydiva

Absolutely blown away by the performance of this peony this year. Still got another nine buds to open 😍💕🌸 #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty #pink #mondaymotivation #bestofjune

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godfreye

Beautiful 🤗

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hebelover

Fabulous 😄

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debs69

Floriferous 💗

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kez001uk

Never seen so many open at the same time 😲 beyond beautiful 💓🤍💓

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pelly

Stunning Angela 💕💕💕

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sinukarta

beautiful Angela 😍

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anges

Stunning Angela! I'm going to buy one of these! 💖

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hkyfvr

Amazing peonies. Wow 💗💖

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Wow I love it…🥰

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queruqui

Wow💗💗💗

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jmlincoln

Oh my!! 😍 I love them!!

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italydiva

#close-up #up-close #macro #peony #peony-bowl-of-beauty #peony-bowlofbeauty #frilly #colourcombo #natures-own-colour-combo

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pelly

Beautiful shot 🌸🌸🌸

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debs69

Gorgeous 💗

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hkyfvr

Absolutely stunning colours Angela. 👍😍😍

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kelsey92

Love it.

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ublaszko

Wow wow wow 😍😍😍

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italydiva

Thank you so much ladies 🌸🌸🌸 @pelly @debs69 @hkyfvr @kelsey92 @ublaszko

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anges

Beautiful 💖🌸💖

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hebelover

Fantastic picture 📷👌

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hkyfvr

Most welcome 🌸

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italydiva

Thank you Ange, I was really taken with the flush of delicate colouring @anges

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italydiva

Thanks Jason, it was just too pretty not to take a photograph 📷 @hebelover

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italydiva

Finally fully open…they never disappoint 💕🌸🌸 #peony #peony-bowl-of-beauty #peony-bowlofbeauty #pink

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DeborahBanks

Mine are facing the wrong way. I’m going to Wade through the garden to prop them the other way today and hopefully get a picture. They are too lovely not to look at.

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novicegardenlover

Beautiful shot and one of those #acenames

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philstalder

Wow those are amazing 🤩

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ShelleySnyder

Such gorgeousness!💘😍

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italydiva

You are so right…too pretty not to be able to enjoy them at their best. Hope you’ve been able to persuade them to show themselves to their full advantage Deborah 🌸🌸 @DeborahBanks

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italydiva

Thank you so much Susan and you’re absolutely right, it’s a great name! 🌸🌸 @novicegardenlover

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italydiva

Thank you so much Phil and Shelley. I just love these 🌸💕🌸💕 @philstalder @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure Angela!💘😍

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hebelover

No where close to opening here yet

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italydiva

Hopefully yours won’t be too long. Mine went from tight buds to blooms much more quickly than I was expecting. Hopefully this hot sunny weather will do the trick Jason 🤞 @hebelover

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italydiva

From 3 buds to fifteen this year! Seems it’s going to be a good year for peonies 🌸 #peony #peonies #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty #pink

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OldMansBeard

Beautiful 😍

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pelly

That’s done really well 💕💕💕

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italydiva

It has Jane. It looks like we’re both having a bumper year with our peonies 😀🌸 @pelly

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kelsey92

I started one early this year from a bare root from out of a bag from walmart.

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midnightgardener

Amazing, what an increase in super pink blooms 💕💕💕💕

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italydiva

Must admit I love this so much I bought a root in a bag earlier this year too. It’s got foliage but no buds. I suspect I may have to wait until next year for that one. Good luck with yours Kelsey. Look forward to seeing it bloom 🌸🌸🌸 @kelsey92

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italydiva

Thank you Chris…I’m so delighted! 🌸🌸🌸 @midnightgardener

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kelsey92

I will post it. I started it in a 6 inch pot in my greenhouse.

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anges

My mum and dad have some of these, they're beautiful 💞💞💞

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italydiva

You should get one Ange…family tradition! 🌸💕 @anges

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italydiva

Look forward to seeing it Kelsey 👍🏼 @kelsey92

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italydiva

Here she comes….my first peony of the season 🌸 #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty

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pelly

Fabulous Angela. I'm watching my first one waiting for it to open 💞💞💞

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italydiva

Sure it won’t be too long Jane, such pretty flowers, I never get tired of seeing them in flower 🌸

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OldMansBeard

It's so pretty. I have to make room for a Peony

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italydiva

It’s definitely worth finding room for Emma, you won’t regret it. It really is beautiful ! 💕 @OldMansBeard

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OldMansBeard

It really is, the colours are gorgeous 😍

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midnightgardener

Beautiful 💕💕💓💓

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italydiva

Incase it’s of interest Emma I bought a root/tuber in a bag from Wilko’s earlier this year as I wanted another one. It’s growing nicely, plenty of foliage but no buds yet. I suspect I may have to wait until next year. Thought I’d mention it though as Wilko’s offer good value for money of you don’t want to buy a more mature plant 😊 @OldMansBeard

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anges

Beautiful! 💞💞💞

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italydiva

Thank you Ange 💕 @anges

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hebelover

Perfect 🌸

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italydiva

Thank you. I do love these 💕 @hebelover

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italydiva

Morning everyone 👋 Another lovely warm day. Forecast was supposed to be for rain but looks like it’s changed it’s mind 😀 Last year I had three flowers on this peony, so far I’ve counted fifteen buds! Is it normal to have four buds on one stem or am I supposed to cut some off? Just thinking about the weight? 🌸🌸🌸 #peony #peony-bowlofbeauty #peony-bowl-of-beauty

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anges

Morning Angela, that's going to be stunning! I use supports under mine because they can get top heavy 💖🤩

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italydiva

Believe it or not, I have got a support under there but it’s rather taken me by surprise this year…I need to get a taller one! @anges

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pelly

My Bowl of Beauty is going to flower for the first time this year, it's got five buds 😍🌸😍

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italydiva

It’ll be worth the wait Jane, the flowers are so beautiful 🌸💕😍 @pelly

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anges

Oh 😆 I don't know if you should cut the buds off or not - I wouldn't as I'd prefer lots of flowers but that doesn't mean it's the right thing to do 😃

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hebelover

Gonna look gorgeous 😍 A few buds on mine, 1st time it's flowered since moving it, need to stake them badly though **add to list for today 😄

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richard.spicer.7906

This is a lovely variety. They can be weighty though as you said, hopefully it will be ok if it doesn’t rain!

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italydiva

Have to admit I prefer lots of blooms too Ange. I think I’d rather just put extra stakes in. I shall be doing exactly the same today as you today Jason! @ange @hebelover

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italydiva

Thanks Richard. I’ve added extra staking to my “to do” list for today! 👍🏼 @richard.spicer.7906

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Angela...that’s the problem with peonies, top heavy but they’re still gorgeous 💗

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italydiva

I love them Elaine. I’ll happily just keep adding extra stakes just so long as I can enjoy their fabulous flowers 🌸 🌸 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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italydiva

I’ve counted ten buds on this peony compared to only three last year. Glad to see the ants are as interested as I am! 🐜 🐜 👏👏 #peony #peony-bowl-of-beauty #ants #wildlifewednesday

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italydiva

Oops! A bit ahead of myself! Just realised it’s only Tuesday!! 🙄

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pelly

I think mine has five, not as far advanced as yours, but it will be the first time it has flowered. I'm so looking forward to seeing it 🌸🌸🌸

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italydiva

Five is a good showing for its first time in bloom Jane. Mine only had 3 last year and that was in its second year. Definitely worth the wait though. Well worth the #dressinggownwander to see these beauties 🌸🌸🤩 @pelly

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sharonhayden

Still a bit cold for a dressing gown wander for me - so don’t know how many buds mine has 🤔😂😂😂😂

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italydiva

Nothing else for it Sharon, you need to buy yourself a warmer dressing gown! 😂😂 @sharonhayden

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sharonhayden

😂😂😂😂- I’ve got a full length velour one as it is!!!

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italydiva

Time to double up! 😆😂 @sharonhayden

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pelly

Yes, it surprised me a bit, nicely though 🌸

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pelly

Man up Sharon 😂😂😂 @sharonhayden

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italydiva

😮😆😂 @pelly @sharonhayden

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anges

Great close up! 🐜🐜🐜

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italydiva

Third and final bloom this year #peony #bowlofbeauty

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

I really love that one...💗🤍💗

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italydiva

Thanks Elaine 💖🤍@wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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Keely

Gawjus I think this has to be my favourite variety love it even though I don't have it 💖

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jmlincoln

Its name suits it very well 👌🏻

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italydiva

It really does Jackie! Sounds as though you need one in your garden Keely 😊 @Keely @jmlincoln

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italydiva

Clever girl...snuggling up to the stake head in her battle against the wind #peonies #bowlofbeauty

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

It’s lovely....💓

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lovemygarden65

Beautiful 🌸

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Keely

Do love a frilly bloom 💕

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italydiva

Thank you, this is one of my favourites. So glad she made it through the bad weather 😊 @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom @lovemygarden65 @Keely

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italydiva

Been waiting patiently for this little beauty...first bloom opening this morning with another two buds to follow #peony #pink

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queruqui

Wow. She is very beautiful 😍

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italydiva

Thank you Queru 😊 @queruqui

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anges

Gorgeous! 💕💕💕

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italydiva

Thanks Ange 😊 @anges

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Keely

That's beautiful 💞

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solly1961

Wow, stunning flower 💗🤍

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italydiva

Thank you...always think my plants look better closer up (can’t see weeds in lawn)! 😂 @Keely @solly1961

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Keely

😂😂😂

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thehardygardener

Luminous colour, amazing

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italydiva

Thanks Aly @thehardygardener

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suerichards

Glorious 💖

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italydiva

My peony getting a little help from the ants #wildlifewednesday

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pelly

They eat the nectar, they won't damage the buds 👍

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italydiva

Thanks Jane...after posting the pic I went on line to look up the ants and Peony relationship. I’ve changed my comments 😆 All is forgiven dear ants 🐜 🐜 Please...help yourselves. Enjoy! @pelly

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pelly

It's about the only time I like ants, at least it keeps them away from the doorstep 😂

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italydiva

Very true! My attitude towards them has been tainted by my many run-ins with them whilst working in the borders. You do your best to avoid them but there’s always at least one that gets the better of you! Ouch! 😣 @Pelli

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solly1961

I'm not a big fan, they are aphid farmers. Spread those little green devils from plant to plant to harvest later

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italydiva

Love it on here. Every day is a school day. I’ve just gone right off the ants again!! 😠 @solly1961

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