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The Great British Garden Revival

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 23:23

I shall now upset all the grass lovers, but they probably don't mind what I think anyway. I don't care for grasses, too much like weeds, not enough colour, no scent, boring. When we were in Yorkshire I decided not to go to the Scampston walled garden but to go to the Breezy Knees garden, glad we did, Breezy Knees was fabulous. Thought those grass beds at Scampston were so dull.

I liked the irises. Loved the rose one and Friday's one and really enjoyed the best back gardens prog with Alan T.

Catkin identity please

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 23:17

Not catkins, perhaps you meant pussy willow. But not that either, agree with nut and Bob.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 23:15

David Spikes, that photo when enlarged was fabulous.

Watched the 2 gardening programmes, some gorgeous back gardens with Alan T., liked the irises with Rachel, but not the grasses. I don't care for grasses, too much like weeds, not enough colour, no scent, boring. When we were in Yorkshire I decided not to go to the Scampston walled garden but to go to the Breezy Knees garden, glad we did, Breezy Knees was fabulous. Thought those grass beds at Scampston were so dull.

Hope I haven't upset Verdun but he already knows what I think.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/01/2015 at 12:08

Couldn't get her this morning, laptop was on a go slow.

What an unusual day you had DD. Thank goodness you were there for that man, hope he has recovered.

OH will be back from England this afternoon, but I will be out as going to the hospital with a friend who had an operation before Christmas.

what to grow on the less sunny side of a wall

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 23:07

Does that mean you only have an inch of topsoil? That's more of a problem than the shade. Either order a lorry load of topsoil or make some raised beds. How did you grow veg in 1 inch of soil?

It's my birthday

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 23:02

Thank you Flumpy, Rose would love that pic and so would my 5 year old granddaughter, mad about "Frozen".

It's my birthday

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 18:17

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/65574.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

I hope you've had a good day Lyn.

Thank you for birthday wishes for my Granddaughter, Rose, 3 today. She had a purple fairy outfit for Christmas.

 

Has Anybody Got This Rose?

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 18:14

I bought Lady Emma Hamilton from David Austin last June, planted it in a pot, and it flowered about four times, gorgeous scent. My two favourite climbers from David Austin are also in big pots against the house, The Pilgrim and A Shropshire Lad.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 17:43

Just popping in for a catch up, but haven't much to say, quiet day doing HW and walking the dog. Just to say hello.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/01/2015 at 10:46

Frank, Dove was asking about panels, not DD.

But I knew someone who didn't have electricity at all (in Dordogne), so they had solar panels and a generator. Often went wrong and when she wanted to use the washing machine she couldn't put the electric kettle on. Probably didn't have enough panels. But I kept having to do her washing in my machine when it went wrong!

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