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Profile Image Lydia Stirling

lydiastirling

I have my first garden and am loving it. growing my own veg, herbs and flowers. I have a deep seated love of rose's, succulents and orchids.

Rosa 'Ausbord' syn. Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'

  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2019
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lydiastirling

Bit water damaged with all the rain we have had. But last flush of flowers off this beautiful rose.

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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lydiastirling

#rose so many flowers out on her at the.moment all the rest are only just in bud and will be a few weeks before they flower.

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anges

Beautiful, mine hasn't started flowering yet 💕

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lovemygarden65

So beautiful 💕💕💕

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lydiastirling

Thank you @anges and @lovemygarden65

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johnson8301

🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2019
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lydiastirling

Lots if the flowers now open and smelling devine. #rose #scentedroses #davidaustin-rose

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jyotu

😍 😍 😍

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anges

That's beautiful Lydia 💖 Can't wait for mine to start flowering 🌸🌸🌸

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lydiastirling

Just for you @jyotu I hope.this is ok.

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jyotu

Wow that's growing nicely in your garden 😍 #rose

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lydiastirling

It has @jyotu I'm amazed at how well its done. I think it's the wet Welsh weather.

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lydiastirling

Lots of buds opening. Really hope the rain doesn't damage them.

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jyotu

Wow that's cool 😍 #rose

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lydiastirling

It has a fantastic scent @jyotu I would recommend it if you can get it. It is very prickly tho but so worth getting scratched occasionally.

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jyotu

I want some climbing roses too, but that's rare here, I've never seen any climbing rose in front of my eyes. It seems like you planted it in a barrel, i want to see whole picture of plant 😍

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lydiastirling

It's in a large pot. I will try and get one and post it for you @jyotu

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jyotu

Okay 😊😊😊

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lydiastirling

Looking forward to these opening shes put out a lot of new growth so far. #rose #davidaustinroses

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anges

My favourite rose 🌹

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lydiastirling

Mine to @anges although she is a bit on the prickly side.

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anges

😁 but we can forgive her that 🌹 😁

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lydiastirling

Oh yes @anges we can after all who she was named after was apparently also prickly

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anges

Was she? 😁 I know you shouldn't judge a book by its cover but .... I'm not surprised 😀

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lydiastirling

She does look formidable but I love her gardens

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anges

Have you been to Lindisfarne/Holy Island? That's the only one I've been to 🌹

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lydiastirling

Yes I have and hestacomb and castle drogo and a couple of others I cant remeber the name of. The NT are half cursing her because of the seed she shot into the cliff and embankment the castel is on. They have to go abseiling to deal with the plants @anges

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lydiastirling

@anges drogo and hestcomb are both fairly near where my parents live

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anges

Oh no! She sounds great! Might have to read about her - Margery Fish sounds a bit like her 😀

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anges

I'll have a Google 👍🌹

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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lydiastirling

#beemagnet

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lydiastirling

I couldnt resist bring her into the house these blooms where hiding amongst the leaves and hard to see. Hopefully the rest wont get damaged by the rain tomorrow.

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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lydiastirling

I do love this rose. Very happy she is now in flower. 😍😍💕

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columbiariver

It's so gorgeous Lydia.

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lydiastirling

Sorry for the bad photo it was very windy. First flower bud of the year 😊

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justin

Love this rose. One of the most perfect scents I think 👍🏼

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2017
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lydiastirling

Filling the lounge with sent.

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cschulz02

@lydiastirling - Hi & thank you for following me. It's fun to have you aboard! How long have you been with GT? I'll bet you could teach me a thing or 2 & that would be just fine with me. What kind of climate do you have where you are? I have very hot & humid right now & we will be glad when the rains come. Well, have a happy journey with us, and keep in touch! 🌴🌺🐾

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lydiastirling

Hi @cschulz02 ive been with GT about 18 months i think. Im still learning lots and having fun expermenting. I live in a fairly cool and wet climate winters here can get down to about -5 to -10centigrade but are normaly around freezing and summer up to 30 centigrade but its normaly 20 to 25 centigrade its also fairly wet here all year round. It will be intresting to see the diffrent kinds of plant you can grow outside compared to here. 🌳☘

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lydiastirling

One of my 2 new climbing roses. Looking foward to gtting it in place. Smells devine

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jeatacake

Lovely rose 🌸😍

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lydiastirling

Thank yoy

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jyotu

It grew a lot in one year 😍

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lydiastirling

@jyotu it has the other rose I brought at the same time grew even more. I will try and get a photo of it up either tonight or tomorrow. Its called wollerton old hall it is a climber even if it's a small one, so I suppose I should expect it to get big.

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jyotu

👍

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