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Talkback: Creeping buttercup

Posted: 28/09/2012 at 22:17

Yes they are beautiful, so beautiful I fall soft and think I will leave them just a little longer to enjoy the flowers  

Then before I know it, they have taken over and colonised the rose bed and the herb garden...........

My advise is to dig them up as soon as they arrive in spring and keep up with it if you can!  Wish I could listen to my own advise 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 20:13


It was lovely this morning, but it all changed this afternoon! Yuk!!

I feel so sorry for the people affected by the floods, It takes so long to get everything back to normal, if at all!  Hebden Bridge is still drying out from the previous floods and lots of businesses are not reopening.

Spammers are back :- (

Posted: 27/09/2012 at 19:58

I wondered what all that gibberish was  what a pain these people are!

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 15/09/2012 at 16:15

Blue sky, sunshine and a cool but gentle breeze.  Wonderful!

My wallflower plugs have arrived so I have spent a lovely afternoon potting them on. 

Thought I would take some cuttings too.

Changing hydrangea????

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 22:48

Perhaps this is the next stage in their evolutionary progress! They have mastered the art of changing colour, now its changing form! 


Changing hydrangea????

Posted: 14/09/2012 at 14:33

We have a clay soil with natural springs running through the garden, one of these springs runs past the Hydrangea! This could have altered the acidity! Thanks for the photos they have helped, they do look similar to the one in my garden.

Unfortunately, I cant help Shoots44 with the lace cap and mop head problem.

Some pics of my before and after garden

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 21:38

Oh Wow! what a wonderful garden Lavender Lady, such an inspiration. Thank you for sharing your pics. 

Changing hydrangea????

Posted: 13/09/2012 at 21:01

I have a mystery with a hydrangea too!  I believe the acidity of the soil alters the colour of the flowers, however, the blue hydrangea in my garden that has been here for the last 10 years has pink flowers and blue on the same plant! This has happened for the last 2 years, any ideas anyone?


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 12/09/2012 at 21:32

Well its been a bit of a washout here in Halifax, it rained until 4.00pm, the sun came out and it was great!  Then at 5.00pm it started raining again!

Making plans for the garden for next year and planting bulbs for xmas, yes I did say that forbidden word xmas! 

The new cold frames are brilliant, thanks to my son!

Gardeners' Question Time

Posted: 04/09/2012 at 21:24

Geoffrey Smith is the reason I got into gardening, I was absolutely enthralled by his enthusiasm and love of tiny alpines.  I was all of 15 years old when I fist saw this programme on TV. He was an inspiration to many people.

I also think gardeners question time is brilliant and funny. I like to listen to it in the shed!

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Bird Food Thief!

Its not just the birds who like my homemade lardy cake! 
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