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Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,546

Had this beauty blooming my side of the fence this afternoon from my neighbours garden, very nice image

That's what I call a freebie image

Has  anyone else had a treat from their neighbours image





  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,555

    That is beautiful BM. 

    Yes, why DO plants invariably flower the wrong way round? I have found it to be true in every garden I have had. You plant them in a north facing wall and they put their heads over the top to face south, fair enough. But they do it the perverse way too.

    I have several large-flowered clematisses (?) which are all growing through a piece of hurdling fence and facing a dark, windy tunnel of a path. What is that all about?

    But yes, my neighbour is currently unaware that 90% of her Clematis Polish Spirit is cavorting around on my side of the fence.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 82,740

    Isn't that absolutely lovely image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,123

    I don't have nice neighbours, a leyllandii hedge and an ugly fence, so I'm making it my mission to to be the envy of both. It's the best revenge I think. beautiful rose Beausmum.

  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,546

    So true pansyface image

    Can we see your neighbours polish spirit, beautiful name so guessing beautiful flower image

    Awww sorry bout that Dave image But don't be too sad, just see the gigantic shed the same neighbours have the other end of the garden image Its on my HUGE shed thread image The replies and advice I received from all the lovelies on the forum may help you in your revenge image


  • LynLyn Posts: 21,372

    Thats beautiful, all I get is weed seeds blowing in from the field.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 50,262

    Polish Spirit's a beauty BM. Lovely rich purple image

    Swings and roundabouts with the clematis pansyface!  image

    I'm hoping the old lady across the road now has a nicer view than the one she's had  for a long time - a stretch of grass with a weeping cherry that was doing more weeping than growing, due to kids swinging on it, and an ugly 'orange' bit of fence. She'll be able to see quite a bit of my back garden from her front window as the house is elevated. It makes me glad because her late husband was a very keen gardener. 

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,555



    Sorry for the delay. Had to find camera, download onto tetchy laptop, etc etc, Oh the joys of modern life. So here we are - Polish Spirit. The south facing flowers are full out and the west facing ones are in bud. No idea what neighbour's north and east facing ones are doingimage


    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,546

    Oh I bet she loves it fairy girl and she is a lucky lady to have you as a neighbour image

  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 21,555

    Just in case anyone is thinking that I put the trellis there to encourage my neighbour's clematis onto my side, you are wrong. I put it there to encourage a climbing rose to go up it but the climbing rose is so far only knee high.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • Beaus MumBeaus Mum Posts: 3,546

    Oh wow pansy face just as you and fairy girl described image Oh I wish my neighbour had one of those! And frames your rose beautifully image


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