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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, orchids and succulents.

Rosa 'Wollerton Old Hall'

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2021
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lydiastirling

Yay i have leafcutter bees 🐝 again was worried i wouldn't get any as havent seen anything untill yesterday everything seems to be so far behind including some of the bees

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pelly

It always amazes me how neat they are 🐝🐝🐝

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godfreye

🐝🐝🐝

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lydiastirling

Me too @pelly

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lydiastirling

I do love how the colour changes on wollerton old hall rose. Starting out a peach with a flush of pink then gradually fading to cream. The scent is lovely to. #rose #davidaustin #climbingrose #peach #cream

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plants

Lovely colour 🥰

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anges

Beautiful 😍

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lydiastirling

Thank you @plants and @anges im currently sitting under its dappled shade drinking coffee and enjoying the scent and colour around me.

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pelly

It's very beautiful 😍😍😍

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lydiastirling

Thanks @pelly

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gjones

Gorgeous roses

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lydiastirling

Thanks @gjones there making me smile which I need.

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gjones

Are you feeling better yet?

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lydiastirling

@gjones unfortunately no i wish I was its getting very frustrating and tiring now. Work won't have me back in till im stable. While I can sit and enjoy the garden as the humidity rises i get driven back in as its like breathing through soup. Im also a bit bored and desperately want to be working on the fun projects ive got going on at work.

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gjones

I imagine the high humidity would make breathing difficult. My husband has COPD and he has to use inhalers 4 times a day as well as a bronchial dilator once a day. High humidity makes it difficult for him to breath as well. I hope you’ll be feeling much better soon

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lydiastirling

Yes it does make things worse @gjones I think that's what agitating things so much. I hope your husband isn't doing so badly x

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2021
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lydiastirling

To make for a day in hospital yesterday to find i have yet another chest infection I came home and found wollerton old hall has more open flowers #rose #david-austin

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anges

Get well soon 🌸🌸🌸

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lydiastirling

Thank you @anges im just very glad and relived its not any of the other things they were checking for and that I was allowed to come home. Im hoping this will be the last one this year as its my second one in 3 months.

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anges

Oh no, take care 💐

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lydiastirling

I will. Just wish I knew how I was getting them. @anges

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anges

Echinacea is good for the immune system and natural 🌸

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lydiastirling

I think will have to start taking it again @anges

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debsgarden99

That is so beautiful

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gjones

Hope you’re feeling much better soon! Your rose is gorgeous😍

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lydiastirling

Thank you on both counts @gjones I am getting fed up of chest infections.

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grex

beautiful

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lydiastirling

Thank you @debsgarden99 and @grex

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2020
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lydiastirling

Does anyone know what this is on this rose bud please

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jyotu

Once I'd this in my plants also, these are sticky. Most probably done by bugs

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lydiastirling

Thank you @jyotu

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lydiastirling

Still flowering. As is little rambler and ballerina. #rose #lastsummerblooms

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jaynehynesburton

Gorgeous Lydia 😍

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lydiastirling

Thank you @jaynehynesburton

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AnnikasGarden

So lovely 🌹

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lydiastirling

Thank you @AnnikasGarden

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gjones

So pretty😊

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lydiastirling

Thanks @gjones

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2019
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lydiastirling

A leaf cutter bee doing its thing on one of my climbing rose. I do love watching them. #wildlifewednesday

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lydiastirling

They are @cyndi and so fascinating

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lydiastirling

Lovely to see this rose with lots of love flowers including this large bunch. Has a wonderful murr spice.scent

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anges

They're gorgeous Lydia ☺

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lydiastirling

I'm glad you like them @anges

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gjones

Lovely colour - looks like a soft apricot!

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lydiastirling

They start out as soft apricot @gjones and then fade as they age to a creamy yellow

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2019
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lydiastirling

I always think of this rose as being a wedding bouquet flower. Has a lovely spicy scent. Starts of peach and fades to a slightly yellowish cream.

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jaynehynesburton

Gorgeous 😍

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gjones

It is a beautiful soft colour. I can definitely see it being used in a wedding bouquet.

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lovestogarden

That it does. 💗

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2019
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lydiastirling

First flower of the year opening in the sun this morning. This #rose has a spicy scent and is a climber flowering all summer. The flower starts pinkish peach and fades to a creamy yellow

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lydiastirling

First flower more open. I think the rain has made the bloom droop a bit but its still lovely and smells wonderfully spicey when i walk past it.

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jaynehynesburton

Gorgeous Lydia 😍

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ashanil

@Lydiastirling,beautiful colour& pic.

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lydiastirling

Thank you @jaynehynesburton and @ashanil

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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lydiastirling

First of bud to be opening on this rose. The flower fades to a wonderfull cream as it opens and has a spicy sent.

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2017
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lydiastirling

First fower out and smelling wonderful

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rhimixx

Such a gorgeous colour

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2017
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lydiastirling

My second new climbing rose ready to go in planning on getting thus one in tonight

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