Latest posts by Andy19


Posted: 22/04/2013 at 06:37

Morning all it's a bit cooler this morning just done my greenhouse check before heading off to work everything fine. Bad news the weather in Scotland to get colder at the weekend maybe a touch of frost. Going to start my hanging baskets this Sat and leave them in the greenhouse for a few weeks.

monty don

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 13:10

Lol sorry Fairygirl just a minor error but there's plenty of good auld Scottish words we could use but would be hard for some to understand.

monty don

Posted: 21/04/2013 at 12:56

What about the money that's wasted on Big Brother and Am a celebrity get me out of here that's just two to mention.


Posted: 21/04/2013 at 08:17

Morning all just in from greenhouse singled out 40 rudbeckia cherokee sunset and 30 malva now tea and toast time. Same weather as Fairygirl will also watch the repeat gardening progs then back out got 2 tray of mixed aster to single out hope the weather gets better in the afternoon. 


Posted: 20/04/2013 at 09:46

Fairygirl i don't smoke or drink not out much maybe a meal or the gardening club most of my time spent in the garden if not at work as a school janitor in my village primary. Used to be a professional greyhound trainer for over 20 years that took up all my spare time. Then last year took ill so sold all my own dogs and the owners moved there dogs to another trainer. So now all my time is spent in my garden which was all red chips and concrete but not anymore hopefully by the end of the year the main structure will be in place and next year will not be as hard work but must say am really enjoying doing it and learning from everyone along the way.Don't know a great deal about gardening but when it comes to a dogs health yes know a lot more as father had dogs since 1941 greyhounds.  

Where have all the hostas gone?

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 08:52

Here's a photo of the ten i got from J Parker's bare root about 7 weeks ago took photo last night. 


Cloche/mini greenhouse made out of bubblewrap

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 08:46

Sam i built a cold frame from secondhand 2x2 wood with bubble-wrap nailed with felt tacks inside the frame and clear plastic bags opened up and tacked on the outside and roof used a bath screen panel for the front with a half sliding door. Grew plug plants and young plants in it all through the winter and all done great no heating here's a photo of it.


Greenhouse Advice

Posted: 20/04/2013 at 08:31

Hi WeeDeec i have a 10x6 polycarb greenhouse which i got last Sept and am more than happy with it. We have had very strong winds since i got it and no damage been done if you go to the thread Fork Handles my post on the 20/3 you will see a photo of it hope this helps you.


Posted: 20/04/2013 at 08:25

I have plenty of tom feed so will feed them that way take it you ment end of March BB thanks will let you see the photos when there done and see if i get pass marks boss


Posted: 20/04/2013 at 08:14

Thanks BB i have got trailing Fuchsia,Lobelia,Surfinia,Sweet Peas and Petunias now going to look for some green and silver plants to mix it a bit. I bought four of the 15 inch hanging baskets with the windows in them what compost and feeding would you use in your and when do you start your own baskets BB. 

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