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* Red Dahlia *


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How to widen borders which are clay

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 20:41
Anyone got any top tips. I have 1 ft wide boarders and I want to widen them. They already have perennials popping up and bulbs. Do I dig out and replace the clay at the front of the boarder. How do I improve the soil in the existing boarders?? I can't dig more stuff in as it will pick up the soil height and rot my fence. I can't dig out as I have plants in that I put in last year. I improved it when I planted but now its as heavy as ever again!

My garden pictures

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 17:58
http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/320218498297131009/photo/1
http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/320218563430465538/photo/1

Hope you can see better from this

My garden pictures

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 14:04
The boarder that bus worrying me is actually the last 2 pictures up near the pergola on all sides. It's about a foot deep. Will try and find another picture for you. The front I am shelving for now and thinking of raised beds. Hang on will look for pictures. The raised bed is actually 3ft nearly deep. Oops!!! My OH used the wood he accessed cheaply and size was secondary!!

My garden pictures

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 07:36
Thankyou!!

Imagine my excitement....

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 23:25
Posted new post in garden design called my garden pictures. Hope you can see them

My garden pictures

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 23:23
My garden pictures. Trying to show the limited back space I have but the majority of space is at the front of my house where its mainly lawn with small boarders.... http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/319937440636870656/photo/1 http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/319937292565352448/photo/1 http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/319937102848614400/photo/1 http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/319936943108546560/photo/1 http://twitter.com/Inky_Trace/status/319936564878770176/photo/1

Imagine my excitement....

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 23:15
Only one picture left that's on a Hosta post. One before borders with hostas in foreground and another that you can just see the garden. I could post links on twitter but u can't put pictures on as I'm an iPhone user -rely on PC users who know how to get them for me!!!!

Imagine my excitement....

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 23:08
Space. Well a 9x8 ft raised bed. 3 boarders currently 1 foot deep by about 25ft. That's the back. Then a 12foot boarder at front house. A small circular bed abs a tiny corner boader. Have a look at the post I did about raised beds there are pictures on there. Will look up the post title. Pretty pathetic amount of space to be honest.

Now I'm jealous everyone has a gorgeous dog except me. She follows me everywhere but I have to ignore her, if I try to give her love she growls and cowers then shoots off!!!

Imagine my excitement....

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 22:44
Yup you may have a black dog barking at you but desperately seeking attention. I'm jealous of monty d's Nigel, perfect dog!!!! We can't have everything tho!!!

Just searching through my seed box. Quite sad really as I just want to sow more but worried its either too early for French beans, sugar snap peas, courgette

But also no sowing room or garden room for dahlia, bishop of L dahlias, coreopsis, a cornflower type, scabious, liatris and verbena! Sad, I want more space but do I need to sow more!!! Do I need help, I rushed in from work today into the nursery (conservatory) just to see what was up!!!!

Where do you shop - for greenhouse benches etc

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 21:17
To be honest the best place to start looking for me is ebay, you can see all sorts of styles then you can research from there. Search for greenhouse staging! I have been looking before and I don't even have a greenhouse!! You may be able to pick up a decent second hand deal!!

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