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Gardens we have visited 2015

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 22:35

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Hasn't anyone been to any gardens this year since April?

We went to Waterperry in Oxfordshire before we went to New York. It was looking lovely.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:38

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Do you think I'd win a prize for the biggest carrot at the local show?

 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:34

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Done my first bit of gardening since we came home from the New York trip. Have deadheaded 3 climbing roses and done some weeding in the veggie garden.

Before and after.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:18
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Wow, what's happened to Dove? Is that just from visiting Wonky's garden? Shall post her avatar here in case she changes her mind all of a sudden!

 

Suggestions for ants in flower bed

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 14:33

So do I. I haven't heard of that before, wonder if it really works.

Suggestions for ants in flower bed

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:33

I have had that problem before, especially in dry weather. Ant powder was the only thing that worked, but usually I don't use insecticides. Case of needs must!

Sweet peas

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:30

They can be slow to germinate, old seeds are unreliable. But that is rather late to sow. I sow mine in the autumn and again in early spring. Also I sow mine 1cm deep.

An invasion of you forum lot's privacy...

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:21

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This used to be my avatar, some time ago. Very typical of me - buying plants! Then I thought real Busy-Lizzies would be prettier. But I think I was a rose in between.

 

That's scary

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 11:14

What I found really surprising was that he didn't have any protective clothing and he put his bare hands into the swarm!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 10:15

Morning all.

DD, as someone already said - if the edges are cut and the lawn mown it will look fine. I always feel that is so unfair, I spend hours weeding and it looks a mess, then OH rushes round with the tractor mower and it looks great! If you like I could come and cut the edges with my edging shears.

I must go and do something about the knee high weeds in the veggie garden, but at least there isn't a deadline to meet! And the earth is soft after the rain.

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