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Chelsea tv coverage.

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 22:19

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I wondered if there would be a thread about Chelsea. I'm just recovering from my Garden Open Day on Sunday and doing my tax return today!

Like Hosta at the beginning of this thread, I would like to see more of the show gardens. They always miss some out. I don't want to see celebrities and I would rather see fewer bits that aren't the actual flower show.

I went to Malvern last Friday and they showed so little of it on GW, not even my favourite gardens, except the Spanish one.

I liked these two in Malvern.

 

Plant supports

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 22:07

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I buy long thin steel rods from the DIY place and bend them around a tree then pull the ends up to make half ring supports. Much cheaper than buying these at the Garden Centre.

 

Salvia Amistad

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:57

My Salvia Amistad overwintered in one bed and are now about 2 feet tall, but the ones in the other bed died over winter.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:55

I hope you have a lovely time at Chelsea, Pippin, don't forget your camera!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:52

Thank you Mrs. Garden. The masses were actually rather nice people, they liked gardens!

Totally Tangerine

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:49

Totally Tangerine divides very easily. I was given a big one in the autumn and I potted up bits I pulled off it, even without much root. They grew very well in the cold greenhouse over winter and now I have more plants, gave one to my daughter.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:46

I hope it isn't snowing in Saxmundham when we are in Suffolk in July. Once here in Dordogne I was hosting a charity Strawberry tea the end of May and it snowed, 2°.

My daughter wears a hearing aid, the GP kept saying she hadn't got ear infections when she had, as she had a slightly distorted tube.

Taking Matty to the airport tomorrow.

Did anyone watch Chelsea? Shall go and see if there is a Chelsea thread.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 15:20

Had to go to a Committee meeting this morning, now need to do my tax return, has to be posted by tomorrow. The French only give 3 weeks and I've been away about 12 days and had my garden open. Have I said all that before?

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 09:12

Matty here

Great day yesterday - so good to meet lots of people all really interested in plants and gardening.

On my wish list now apart from the Gallardia id the Rose Tuscany - scent is wonderful

Lovely to meet DD as well we had a long chat while I showed her around the garden.

Initially we showed visitors around to ensure they saw the whole garden, then we let them wander. Many of them commented about the Gallardia Cornetto Blaze, it really is a spectacular plant but Seems to not be available in Britain, unless anyone can find it!

My French improved by leaps and bounds in one day!

I fly home tomorrow

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 22:35

It is a new Open Garden Scheme in France. Here is the website, have posted it before

http://www.opengardens.eu/  It is for a children's cancer and leukaemia charity.

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