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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 18:46

Wessleton, such a lovely blue and delicate hanging heads.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 18:00

I went out to lunch today too, nice, but no veg apart from potatoes. I eat more veg than meat. But there was lots of garlic, which upsets my tummy and makes me feel bloated, am garlic intolerant.

It was a lovely sunny day and next week forecast is rain. Bother. But I did manage to plant some violas before we went.

silly question time

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 10:07

I sent that link, Clueless, because in the photo the paper pots are obviously damp and she wrote "Surely they'll fall apart, I thought, and can't possibly be worth the bother. How wrong I was", which I thought gave hope.

I have done it with loo rolls, but I put them in a deepish tray and infilled wherever possible around the pots with compost so they were sitting in compost and I watered top and bottom so it was all damp (sweet peas). I sowed directly into the loo roll pots. I did it like that because the first time I did it I was so worried they would disintegrate that I didn't water enough and they didn't grow properly. Must have been more sparsely than Sybille above! I planted the loo rolls as well.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 09:56

Morning all from sunny Dordogne! No frost either. Going out to lunch so can't do gardening. But next weeks forecast is rain all week

Hope you aren't too tired today Fidget. x

silly question time

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:30

Apparently, if you pack them all into a tray and tie a piece of string around them to keep them together and water into the tray, they don't disintegrate.

http://www.gardenersworld.com/blogs/gardeners-musings/making-plant-pots-from-old-newspaper/3112.html

exotic looking plant ideas please

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:18

But it is really disgusting! One just all by itself in a friend's garden in Dordogne. She hadn't planted it. She was so excited by it's progress until the smell came!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:14

Ryan, I just read your profile. Impressive, good luck, I hope you reach your goals.

Planting for gravelled areas

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:02

Have a look at Beth Chatto's gravel garden. I think once it was a car park and now it's a wonderful gravel garden that she doesn't water. If you click on gallery it will show pictures about the garden areas, woodland, gravel etc and if you click on gravel you will see more photos.

http://www.bethchatto.co.uk/plants-for-specific-conditions/drought-loving-plants.htm

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 21:49

We had pasta and pesto tonight, felt like it since I saw that Italian cookery and culture programme last Friday.

Verdun, you did realise that was the pond at Borde Hill, not mine? Anyway, no swimming, Ryan says it's being drained.

Dove's drink looks beautiful, what's in it?

exotic looking plant ideas please

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 21:42

His garden looks amazing, what a difference between the first and the last.

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