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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

hanging baskets

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:26

I know someone who tried them, they were fine, but not brilliant.

Garden girl, I've just sown some of those basket petunias today.


Posted: 02/03/2015 at 19:20

Actually, you can grow almost anything in a pot if it's fed and watered and the pot is big enough. But buddleias can grow 2 1/2 m x 2 1/2m in a season. May not leave much room for nasturtiums! They should be cut back really hard every spring.


Posted: 02/03/2015 at 10:56

As Swiss Sue says, ordinary buddleias are too big for pots. Are you getting dwarf ones, like "Buzz"?

Nasturtiums are annuals so aren't invasive, as has been said, pull up plants you don't want, but there are tidy little varieties like "Tom Thumb". Some are climbers, others aren't.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 10:50

Gosh you've all been busy while I've been ill. About 5 pages since I last did anything. Daughters and grandchildren have gone this morning, feel weak as a kitten, but looking forward to getting going again. Garden is very wet, but sun is due soon.


Posted: 02/03/2015 at 08:29

Better than I was, thank you, but temperature went up again yesterday. Take care Dove, if you are going out, keep warm.


Posted: 02/03/2015 at 08:04

Good morning all. Gloomy looking day, but sun in a couple of days time, hopefully.

RB, I haven't got an ipad so sorry, can't help.

New hedge

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 07:56

Tetley's mixed hedge is my favourite sort too, that's what my daughter planted, but to look it's best it needs a to be a good length to get the varieties in and I don't know how much room Nicky Nash has.


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Posted: 01/03/2015 at 22:06


RB, I copied and pasted the url into the oak tree icon for sending photos, using the external site choice.



Posted: 01/03/2015 at 17:51

Where's OL, Yviestevie? Have I missed her?

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