Fuchsia from Great Comp


When we moved into our house over 20 years ago, the previous owners had two ornate concrete urns which they had planted with fuchsias. They were so pretty, until our 9-month Tibetan Mastiff pup thought different. They were pruned beyond belief. Having moved from 50ft garden into over a 100ft garden he sure had ideas on landscaping it. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

Boy could that dog dig πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

A photograph of a fuchsia photographed at Great Comp Gardens

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lens: Canon EF-S60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
F/Number: f/2.8
ISO: 100
Focal Distance: 60 mm

Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec
Photograph Date: 31.07.2022
Location: Great Comp Gardens
Photographer: Bren
Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic


As we strolled around Great Comp Gardens, I saw the above fuchsia and it so reminded me of the two that were planted in the urns when we moved in.

It’s funny how certain flowers bring back certain memories!

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11 responses to “Fuchsia from Great Comp”

  1. I’m very fond of a fuchsia, so I’d have been having very stiff words with your dog!

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    1. Unfortunately, we lost Bo back in 2012… he was a lovely dog… once he was out of his puppy stage, he settled down.. but boy what is a mischievous puppy. πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

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      1. Oh, so sorry. But good memories?

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        1. Our dogs get treated like royalty… they are spoilt rotten.

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  2. Fushias mean summer to me and are so beautiful. Thanks for sharing the story and the flowers with us! 😊

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    1. You are welcome xx

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  3. I like fushias a lot. Sorry to hear that Bo has left you…. so he likes fushias too in its own way πŸ˜‰

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    1. Thank you… and he loved wood… never touched the furniture at all, but he munched his way through the back of the shed, some decking, a few planters and a fence panel.
      We phoned the breeder… and she said that is how they strength their jaws and mouth… He was such a lovely dog though… pure character, he would take himself off to bed at 8.30pm and lie in to 10.30am

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  4. Terrific photo Bren πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

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  5. Beautiful Fuscias, we had them in our garden a few years. Up here in Eastern Canada, a Fushia is just an annual flower. They are beautiful. Very ornate with different structures. I like how you captured the stalk and leaves coming in the photo from the left.

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    1. Thank you very much xx. Luckily those fuchsia was in an urn pot on top of a column.

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