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Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 09:32

Hello all, I'm a bit of a latecomer to this thread, seem to have missed it. And my friend Matty is here! I suppose in Feb/march I was too busy having bronchitis and I hadn't yet decided to have a cut flower bed. But I decided to do one in the veggie garden and sowed cornflowers, clarkia, larkspurs, calendula and lavatera Silver Cup directly into it. Oh and French seeds called Balsamine that I don't know. I have Cosmos, Ageratum Blue Mink and Zinnias in the GH which I will plant mid May.

When we left France last Thursday to spend a week in England (family visit) they had just germinated so I hope the house sitter is looking after them.


Posted: 20/04/2015 at 09:18

Sunny here. I have been glad of the fleece.

There were plants for sale at Bodium Castle yesterday, at least 4 that I want, including that purple lysimachia that Verdun mentioned, but we are going back by Ryanair


Posted: 19/04/2015 at 23:32

You will have to, RB, for the 2nd series!


Posted: 19/04/2015 at 20:14

Glad Chicky and punkdoc had good times.

We went to Bodium Castle and took the steam train to Tenterden, where we had a lovely lunch.

SG Lily, my sister recently moved from Surrey, is now near the Ashdown Forest.


Posted: 19/04/2015 at 08:48

Morning all.

Going out with OH's daughter, SIL and their 2 LOs today. Little boy loves steam trains so may go on one.


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 22:30

Thank you Fidget and RB. Those are the peppermint creams that OH remembers, but forgot the name. I'll try Tesco for the Garibaldis. Simple pleasures are important when you're 97 and in a nursing home.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 18:49

Bumping up for Mrs. Garden.


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 18:47

 Had lovely lunch out with OH's friends.

Just been to Sainsbury's to get Garibaldi biscuits and peppermint creams for OH's 97 year old auntie, but there weren't any. Does anyone know if they are still made and where to get them from please?


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 09:42

Morning all. Going to lunch with friends of OH who I haven't met before.

When we left France it was 24°, didn't think to bring a coat. Freezing here with the wind. Bought a fleece in a sale yesterday.

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