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* Red Dahlia *


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Today's dilemma

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 23:07
Ditto, I like the escapism. Our neighbours laughed at me last year when I was digging out clay, making boarded and tending things as I would be out weeding the lawn etc and I would be called in for tea. They said its role reversal. But he knows it makes me happy so he leaves me to it normally!

We set the onion sets in some troughs and round the front of the new tubs for the beans that will go up the arch. We have some left to dot here and there and some for my nephew as a present as he wants to grow 'magic veg' so think I have cracked it!

Needless to say he was proudly showing off 'our' garden, pots, veg and seeds, cuttings today. 'Ours' now is it!!! I think not!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 21:38
I had similar problem last year when he said that we had nettles coming all in the veg patch. He said he was going to hand weed, good job I looked. It was my carrots!!!!

Bit the bullet! Here comes spring...

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 21:36
Yes your right, we get up in the morning and check then again at tuck up time!!!

So sown is/are...

Sweet peas
Sweet peppers
Dwarf red dahlia
African marigold
Gazania
Perennial lobelia
Primula root
Agapanthus
Cheap bulbs that look like allium but they aren't!!
Potatoes in tubs in conservatory!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 09:07
I have 2 long troughs I put bedding plants in and I may use them then I can hide them away or move with the weather. I do like his new enthusiasm.

Bit the bullet! Here comes spring...

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 08:52
Yes although we have quite a heavy frost today!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 31/03/2013 at 00:47
WW thankyou for advice, may take note of that. Hedge cutting for a start. The neighbours conifer makes me itch!!

Thinking some round plants and some in pots or something.

Aldi garden stuff

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 23:26
May need a trip again. I tried to get more seed compost but they had sold out last time I went!

Bit the bullet! Here comes spring...

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 22:46
Well I bit the bullet and my seeds have been sown! Bring on spring/summer!!

Today's dilemma

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 22:43
I daren't squish him as I have been nagging him to take an interest and he really has been bargain sporting. No doubt I can use them and trade with someone. I'm thinking the barrow will look awesome with hostas in for summer and make some height at the back of Hosta ally!!

Back to work on tues so that's when the random gestures will slow! He looked like a proud puppy I can't help but say thankyou and smile inside.

Aldi garden stuff

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 21:08
Brilliant ideas indeed!!! Thanks for the info

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