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Posted: 12/05/2013 at 09:03

Morning all. Pouring. Half the irises out. Bye for now, off to church.

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 23:17

Nigella, love it's other name "Love in a Mist". Romantic. I sowed it (and other flowers) in the veg garden for my daughter's wedding in 2005 and it still pops up, even though the earth has been rotavated.



Posted: 11/05/2013 at 17:33

My carrots have just germinated, took ages.  No parsnips yet.

Sue I have big bones too, truly, size 7 foot for height of 5'3". But girth has expanded since the menopause.

The daftest thing you've done in your garden

Posted: 11/05/2013 at 09:44

Oh dear, I've just planted a purple toadflax. But my alchemilla mollis that I wanted to spread a bit just won't. It's made 1 baby in 5 years!

Several years ago I saw a pretty flower in my daughter's garden so I took some home. It's still pretty and it brightens a dark corner, but it seeds itself like mad - everywhere! But it is quite easy to pull up. Impatiens balfourii or Kashmir balsaam. But I still rather wish I'd left it where it was!



Posted: 11/05/2013 at 09:26

Good morning all. Going to flower show in a village about half an hour away.  It's an annual event.

I'm lucky to have a low BP but like Fairygirl I fainted in pregnancy too!

 My tiarellas, love the nickname of "foam flower".

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 23:31



Posted: 10/05/2013 at 23:11

I've found a patio rose called Jean.

Ever seen anything like this before?

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 23:05

It sometimes happens with my tomatoes too.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 22:58

I haven't looked at woodlice or children yet!

My daughter is a Primary school teacher near Poitiers and she begged a patch of land from the village council and taught her class how to grow easy flowers and veg in it. She had them growing things like French beans and nasturtiums in pots and then they planted them out in the bed they made.

Toms in the cold GH

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 15:31

My tomatoes went into the cold frame to harden off a couple of weeks ago and it was 0° one night and I'd forgotton to put the lid on. Slight scorching of ends of top leaves, but they are fine and over a foot tall now.

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no emails as well as small text

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