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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 09:08

Morning all. Just off to see Son 2 and baby, see you later.

Help! Weeds, weeds and more weeds!

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:44

As Dave says, hand weeding is the answer. Gardens always need weeding, especially to start with. Once weed seeds have got in they will germinate, but eventually, after regular weeding there will be far fewer of them and the original plants will be bigger and stronger and will help push weeds out of the way.

Can anyone complete the gap in the sequence (English garden)

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:38

Sorry, Poddington said gladiolus.

Can anyone complete the gap in the sequence (English garden)

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:37

Would tubers do? Dahlias? Begonias? Or corms, Gladioli?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 22:36

I'm going square eyed, watched Train Journeys, then Great British Garden Revival, then puppy training programme, then Best Back Gardens. Recording Julia Bradbury about Britain as that's all I can manage. Loved Garden Revival, new series, roses and climbers. Nearly went to Mottisfont once but chose Forde Abbey instead, on our way to the West Country. The roses were superb.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 17:43

Lived near Dorking when I was a child.

Been a grey, cold, drizzly day. No gardening, but took down all the decorations and tree and hoovered. Then went for a walk with dog, but only half an hour because of weather and dog was limping a bit. He's 12 and has arthritis, but he loves going for walks.

I hope your stream behaves punkdoc, but last winter was exceptionally wet.

Garden Journal/Diary

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 13:07

Not online, but I do exactly the same as punkdoc does.

hollowed out log

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 10:46

Yviestevie, your garden is just lovely, so romantic.

I think location semi shade has more importance for the planting than the fact that it's a log. But if you do use it as a planter then it will have to have drainage holes or the water will go stagnant and roots will rot.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 10:41

Lyn, France, at least, Dordogne is warm in summer but colder than England in winter. It has been -8° a few times already.

Don't worry, DD, you are a good cook. Charlie's room will look great, I've seen the websites for your B&B, looks just the sort of place I try to choose when we go away. Your bedrooms are lovely.

Overgrown climbing rose

Posted: 06/01/2015 at 10:36

I was reading the thread that sthindngrower posted about a privet hedge and so looked at previous posts and found this one. This is a question I'd asked some time ago as I have several very old climbing roses. So thank you to Dove for posting that video which has shown me exactly what to do. I'd been told to do that and removed some old wood but lacked the courage to do it properly.

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