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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 22:47

Sorry LilyP, missed your great news, seen it now, congratulations.

2015, here we come!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 22:45

I agree with Lyn, annuals best sown from March, except Sweet Peas. The ones I sowed in February last year, apart from the Busy-Lizzies and Lobelia, went leggy.

Dilemma........wot to choose?

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:55

I like colour, so did Christopher Lloyd. Great Dixter looked wonderful when all the ladybird poppies were out. Yes, Chicky, rudbeckias are another must for me.

SNOW!!!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:16

No snow here yet, but was -6° a few days ago. Hasn't got above 0° today and there is a biting wind. Son drove back up motorway to just south of Orleans and there was some snow.

2015, here we come!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:12

When the snowdrops start pushing through. I love snowdrops, I'm trying to divide them just after flowering and plant them everywhere where I have hostas and late flowering plants.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:10

Good idea! But I think I'll have a Baileys now (after 6 here!) and a wine with my meal. I wonder if Dove likes Baileys , don't think it's her sort of thing, thick and sweet

Dilemma........wot to choose?

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:08

I thought I would go for more perennials and fewer annuals a couple of years ago, but I missed the annuals. The seeds are fun to grow and they are so pretty, colourful and long lasting. Plants like salvia farinacea look like perennials anyway. I won't be growing more grasses, I only have one, a golden carex in a pot. Not a fan, I like flowers and roses and the romantic rather messy look.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 17:00

Hi KEF, did get a new microwave, it was used a lot for baby food and bottles. Not easy though, all the ones I wanted had been sold!

Have just spoken to daughter, she found the missing pressie this morning, wish she'd rung then!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 14:53

We've been down to the big bins where we dump our bin bags, son took them there yesterday. Daughter has lost a stocking present, a mini jewel box and she'd put her hair slides in it. We searched through all the wrapping paper, taking it all out and putting it in empty bags. It rained in the night and it was 0°. No luck, not there, my hands were red and frozen and hurt as they warmed up. Going to sit in front of the woodburner.

fuchsia

Posted: 28/12/2014 at 13:49

Depends if they are hardy varieties or not. Some are OK outside, but most of the big flowered ones have to be brought in, conservatory ideal, for winter. Best to pick the leaves off anyway on indoor ones, discourages white fly etc. They are deciduous so outdoor ones will drop leaves anyway.

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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