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rachelbrooks

The garden is a love song...a duet between a human being and Mother Nature 🎶👩🏻‍🌾🥀

Hydrangea

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2019
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rachelbrooks

Betty starting to do her thang 🌸 Love this stage with the mix of hot #pink and the lime green 💕💚💕

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ShelleySnyder

Very very pretty peach!💘😍

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Sparkly. She’s my oldest one, a house warming gift from 15 years ago 🌸💕 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure peach!💘😍

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  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2019
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rachelbrooks

Hello, hello sunshine ☀️ so glad to see you sunshine 🎶 and who doesn’t love a bit of sunshine and Aretha to get you going?! Another shot from my quick dash around the garden yesterday...Not sure what’s going on with my Hydrangeas...got loads still full of leaves and the flowers still looking bright 🤔 not that I’m complaining! 😊 have a magic Monday flowers 🌸 #hydrangea #bonkers #mondaymotivation

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jadojado29

Morning mi Amiga @rachelbrooks Wow Sunshine & flowers still on your Hydrangeas, you sure you still live in Essex as it’s not like that this side of Essex no green on Hydrangeas or flowers & definitely no Sun ☀️😘

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rachelbrooks

I fink so Suz 🤔 but you are much further norf than me remember?! 🤣 well there’s not a lot of sunshine today to be fair, and I’ve never known the hydrangeas to be like this 🤷🏻‍♀️ all on one side of the garden...on the other side they’re all twigs and dried flowers. Velly strange! 😘 @jadojado29 Oh! And one of my roses still has all its leaves as well!

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juliesgarden

Morning chuck , mine are the same , bonkers weather , rather pleasant out there today on my first dog walk in months 👍🏻🐩😘

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suerichards

Morning @rachelbrooks it’s freezing cold here. Enjoy your day 😍

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rachelbrooks

Mental me duck, mental! 🙄😉 aww yay! Bet that was lovely! Don’t overdo it though my lovely! 😘 @juliesgarden

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rachelbrooks

Morning lovely. Not exactly tropical here either! 😉 best have another cuppa I think! 😘 @suerichards

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Jasonsparkes1

Morning ☕ Gorgeous picture ☉🌸 Enjoy your cuppa

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rachelbrooks

Morning babe, thank you ☺️ lost count already of how many I’ve had! 🙄🙊 @Jasonsparkes1

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carolecuttingitfine

Blooming gorgeous 😘🌸🦶

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rachelbrooks

😆😆 luv u Carole Francis! 😉👣😘 @carolecuttingitfine

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carolecuttingitfine

🦶😂🦶😉🦶🤣🦶

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rachelbrooks

Just a great big ball of #pink 🌸💕🌸 #hydrangea

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ShelleySnyder

A great big beautiful ball of pink!!💘😍

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rachelbrooks

Yes ma’am! Couldn’t be much pinker if it tried! 💕 @ShelleySnyder

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craftyme73

Beautiful 🌝mine are just starting to open I can’t wait 😊

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rachelbrooks

This is the first one fully open Tracy. Just love it when they arrive! @craftyme73 💕

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Couldn’t be much rounder...😲💗💗

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rachelbrooks

The little one I replanted last year has its first ever flowers 🌸💕 #hydrangea

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Keely

Very pretty too💗💕

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jadojado29

Wow such delicate flowers mi Amiga it's Gawjus 😍 👌 @rachelbrooks 😘

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rachelbrooks

Thanks girls 💕 was almost giving up ever seeing this one flower! 🌸💕🌸 @Keely @jadojado29

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susieg

Beautiful soft shade of pink 💕

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rachelbrooks

Very delicate Susie, just how we like it! 👌🏼🌸💕 @susieg

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susieg

🤗🤗🤗

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rachelbrooks

Bubbling away in the bath #hydrangea

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Hut123456789

😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍

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Keely

Love the white ones I need a small one for a pot on back patio as they don't mind a bit of shade 💚

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purplebird

Well no wonder they are white, they get all cleaned up in the bath!🤣😂🙃😌🤗

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jadojado29

Fan dabby dozy collage mi Amiga Fab planting in the bath 😍👌@rachelbrooks 😘

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lexijane

🙌🏼👌🏼👍🏼👏🏼😍

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rachelbrooks

Oh I do Keely, especially as they start and end green 💚 and yes, This is probably in too sunny a spot really 😬 it gets a bit wilted sometimes, but nothing a good soaking doesn't cure! I wonder if I can do a cutting of this for you? I would imagine it would take quite easily...🤔 @Keely

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rachelbrooks

Clean as a whistle Michelle! 👌🏼💚 @purplebird

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rachelbrooks

Thanks Suz, it is rather taking over though! 😬🙈@jadojado29

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2017
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rachelbrooks

A bit early for most of my Hydrangeas @usgardentags but this Macrophylla has one flower head just opening 💚 #hydrangea

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LadySmiff

So pretty 💮🌿💮🌿💮

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susieg

Gorgeous

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rachelbrooks

Thank you ladies 💛 as much as I like the coloured ones I do love the white 👌🏼 @ladysmiff @susieg

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  • Season Icon Late WinterLate Winter 2017
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rachelbrooks

Waking up 🌱 #hydrangea #newgrowth #foliage

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ukjohnny

..there's loads of stuff waking up now.. and the last couple of days i actually felt some heat off the sun.. and with the mild spell set to continue 'til at least Monday.. there should be more awakenings (not sure if that's even a word) in the next few days

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columbiariver

Bravo! Are we getting excited yet? I am Rachel and @ukjohnny

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rachelbrooks

It is John! And isn't it encouraging? 👍🏼👏🏼👏🏼 it was a gorgeous afternoon here too, very Springlike ☀️ and I really am Laura!! Can't wait - my favourite time of year 👍🏼 @ukjohnny @columbiariver

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2016
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rachelbrooks

#summer #bestof2016

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susanhumphrey333

Not a rose but just as lovely

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2016
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rachelbrooks

#greenflowers and still going in November 💚

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carolecuttingitfine

Another fab shot @rachelbrooks 📸

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carolgs

Beautiful colour flower I could meterphorically (excuse spelling) speaking dive into it @rachelbrooks

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struddles

Beautiful👌

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mich

Beautiful pic Rachel 😍👌💚

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cazz47

I love the colour of this too @rachelbrooks 👌😆

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susanhumphrey333

Beautiful Rachel. At first glance I thought it was lettuce 😂

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rachelbrooks

Thanks all 👍🏼☺️ @carolecuttingitfine @struddles @cazz47 @mich and I know what you mean Carol @carolgs 👌🏼 and it does Sue @susanhumphrey333 but I bet it doesn't taste very nice 😬

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jadojado29

Another one for me to look out for Rachel @rachelbrooks I really NEED this one 😂😉 love the colour so unusual 😍😘

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rachelbrooks

I love this one 👌🏼 they do turn white eventually, so double the flowers 👍🏼👏🏼 @jadojado29

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jadojado29

Oh I have to get this now sounds lovely and I do love hydrangeas only have 3 at the moment but working on it will have more next year Rachel @rachelbrooks 😘

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rachelbrooks

Can't have too many hey?! 😉 just tagged you in another pic of it 👍🏼 @jadojado29

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  • Season Icon Mid AutumnMid Autumn 2016
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rachelbrooks

Just cataloguing...under planted with Crocuses. New mix of compost and chicken manure.

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rachelbrooks

#hellohydrangea even the 'white' hydrangea change colour throughout the season 💚

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susieg

Gorgeous

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rachelbrooks

Love the simplicity of the White Susie 👌🏼💚 @susieg

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susieg

Me too. And that it goes green. 💚 beautiful collage 💚

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rachelbrooks

Yes! 💚👍🏼 and thank you ☺️ @susieg

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susanhumphrey333

Love all your hydrangeas Rachel. Very classy in these shades though I love em all 😍

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rachelbrooks

Ah thanks Sue 💚 I do have a soft spot for the white ones 😊 @susanhumphrey333 (although I like them all too! 😁)

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rachelbrooks

It's this one Suzie 💚 @jadojado29

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jadojado29

Oh Wow that is Stunning love it both green & white have you any idea of the name @rachelbrooks

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rachelbrooks

It's a hydrangea Macrophylla Suz, but no idea of the actual variety 😏 @jadojado29

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jadojado29

Well I'm on a mission now to find one and I won't rest until I do absolutely Love it 😍Rachel @rachelbrooks does it also flower this late in the year or is it just because everything is behind

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rachelbrooks

😂😂 I think this one is doing well as its in the bath (!) so a bit raised, and the bath is in a sheltered spot in the sunniest part of my garden 👍🏼 @jadojado29

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rachelbrooks

Another shot of the #hydrangea. It's like having two plants in one.

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rachelbrooks

Love it when this #hydrangea is only part open. Nice contrast between the zingy green and bright pink

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rachelbrooks

Another of my hydrangea starting to bloom

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petal1

Lovely colour x

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MrsCheerfulGardener

Very pretty colour for a Hydrangea

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rachelbrooks

It's lovely isn't it @MrsCheerfulGardener & @petal1. So vibrant and it fades to a beautiful rust colour.

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rachelbrooks

Delicate pink petals starting to unfurl on this Hydrangea. Don't know what variety this is...

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