Register with us or sign in
definitely foxgloves Mrs Garden
Yup, not very impressed at all. Not sure if disappointed or cross. I'm not much of a grow from seed or tiny plug gardener and it was hard work over winter. I've plenty of foxgloves already, although these will probably be lovely next year. They now need moving to a differnt spot. I've kept that place all year for penstemons...ooo definatley cross. And breathe...=
How annoying Mrs G. I don't suppose anyone would swop them?
We had lunch (salad) outside, but 30° in shade so come in. 25° in kitchen - feels cool!This morning weeded runner beans. Knee high grass, must have been in the hay, it's a fast growing coarse variety that farmer uses for his cows. My horses ate it and it ended up in the manure for the beans! One bean has crossed over and is growing up the wigwam next door - just ready to trip you over when harvesting beans!
Then we went to the GC for trellis for the back of OH's arbour.
When we were in England I bought a yellow clematis that will grow in shade to grow up the arbour, but the ground is now hard and in this heat I don't feel like dealing with it.
i have totaly gone off T&M too early delivery, too late delivery seeds not germinating well i have decided not to use them again
Just came in for some lunch as it's a bit cooler today for working outside thank goodness. Mrs G -were you drunk and incapable then??
Annoying about the seeds especailly when you have lots already.
Tina - I hope the stress of son didn't 'bring it on' with DIL? Not helpful if you can't get to hospitals easily either. Just what your son didn't need - or you for that matter. Big hug on it's way..
BL the hard ground is a problem when you want to get plants in isn't it? Usually have the opposite problem here but I'm desperate for rain as the ground is like concrete and I need to dig posts out
Watched Beechgrove earlier so I'll remind everyone it'll be on tomorrow morning - (in case I forget later) or I assume it is anyway!
Just made the mistake of going onto the patio with no shoes on!! Was like hot coals. Lovely in my front room though.
FG, DIL has had a troublesome time, unfortunately, and having a fairly long journey to maternity unit hasn't helped. If it was our local one, someone could pop son up there as it's only 5 minutes away but at the moment, the journey to other one would be too much.
I don't think MrsG can remember, FG.
MrsG. He's gone to sit in Regents Park so you're too late. Sun's scrambled his brains.
FG & TT both right!
TT later maybe!
may be too hot to garden but not to hot to share our photos. I'll start...
Alliums look good at any stage and I lover the tall purple weeds by the fence.
Pretty in pink
Alliums after son & OH let loose.
Camomile lawn to left of path,looks better than in photo.
Lovely photos Mrs. G. There is a thread especially for photos of our gardens, but it's disappearing behind the other posts. We need to post on it to keep it up there.
sorry BL, got carried away.
Don't apologise, lovely to see them. I'm not the boss, I'm one of us!This thread never seems to disappear!
I'm over on the evening thread - but I'm drinking on my own
Good morning all - good job you came over and found me
I'm wide awake and the pigeons are cooing - are we going to get another hot day?
Don't suppose anyone's there to answere me far too early, you're all safely tucked up in the Land of Nod - but my body clock isn't set for a different time on Sunday mornings
Morning Dove & all.
My get up and go has already gone, been a very warm night.
Need to water plants and have a decent breakfast and take myself off and do a sponsored walk, well a stroll really. We do it each year as a "memory walk" to remember the people that we have lost to dementia. Last year it had to be posponed as it threw it down in the preceeding days and it's a walk around a reservoir and we thought people might fall in. If it's as warm as yesterday I'll jump in.
Have a good day all.
Good morning Dove and KEF
Been up for a couple of hours already, but decided to read the news first. It will be another hot day here too, more lounging under the tree, reading and dozing, but watering first.
The thought of walking around a reservoir has me sweating (pardon, perspiring) already KEF. I would definitely jump in. It's a nice way to remember people though.
Have an enjoyable day both of you and all the others still to wake up.
Magical morning. Took my dog to beach this morning.....warm, mist, everything quiet and gentle. Absolutely wonderful. 82 degrees again today.
So, morning folks......going to be a scorcher today, tomorrow, day after, day after, etc
Another (late) delphinium out in full now....white. Quite a few are re- flowering (already). Foxglove illumination pink still in flower with more spikes coming. Like this plant a lot and hope it will turn out to be a reliable perennial. Pennisetum villosum, normally not flowering until next month, is already sending up some flowers. I think our plants have been "confused" by our weather.
Morning all. Another lovely day. But I dread to think about the water bill, on a metre. Hope they don't have a hosepipe ban. One year the mairie said OK for veg gardens but no for flowers and I lost quite a few perennials. I don't ever have plants that need a lot of water anyway.
Good morning everyone. KEF enjoy your walk.
The sun is shining so another day lying in the sun is called for.I will pick my sweet peas and deadhead but that is about all.
Well done WW for yesterday
Someone mentioned we haven't heard from Chicky for a while- hope she is ok
Have a great day everyone
Morning all. Plant fair at Wentworth Woodhouse www.flowerpowerfairs Sounds good. Then picnic and concert evening at Wentworth castle for sisters birthday.
It's still overcast here - 'they' say it'll burn off in a bit and we'll have another warm and sunny day
Have a good walk KEF
Goodmorning early birds. Just fed the remaining fish and it's going to another warm one. Warm indoors too.
Just looked at Good Evening thread and congratulations Woody. We all had faith in you.
I'm lucky BL that I'm not on a meter so next door use my outside tap for pool filling, etc. No doubt the time will come when they insist everyone is metered.
I envy you your walk along the beach Verdun. Must be lovely when all the sunworshippers aren't around. Bet they will be back again today for more torture.
Kef, please don't be tempted to jump in! Warm day for the walk but just take it easy, hat, WATER, on hand. Emphasis in the water.
Brekkie outside today. Bye for now.