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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 13:35

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Some daffodils and spring like things. Leonard Messel is coming out.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 13:27

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Thanks Chicky, that's lovely. I love the perfect tiny buds, like mini HT roses, when they start coming out.

Have been clearing the big border. It was a big, long version of this one. This one (in photo) will be done last as it was so wet. Ground squelched all around. I left the dead growth for protection and wildlife, but it's such a lot of work in the spring I think I'm having 2nd thoughts. But then last autumn and winter were so wet I wouldn't have got the chance.

It's a mess.

Good luck with the pond Dove.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 09:04

Good morning all. Another lovely day. Shall attack the big herbaceous border, which still has all the dead stuff I left over winter for the wildlife.

Dove, you can't have read back, Countryfile had a nasty bit about abattoirs or something. I only saw the 2nd half so missed it.

2014

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 08:38

Good morning Marion. I hope you have a happy gardening day in the sunshine.

I'm still reading although I haven't said anything for a few days. This is your special thread.

pergola - wisteria or clematis?

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 23:10

Lead Farmer posted a photo of his clematis Dr. Ruppel on his arch. Looked fabulous. I had to buy one!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 23:08

Glad you liked my roses, Tracey.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 23:08

My favourite TV night tonight so have been absent. Had fish and chips, best batter I've ever made, used lager, but I think batter and chips is more than I can manage. No pud, felt bloated ever since.

Three arches like that will make a great pergola.

I mowed fenced flower garden and OH mowed the rest of the grass. Looks so much better. But the grass has died under the copper beech. It didn't lose it's leaves until the rains started so was late clearing them. Do you think bluebells would grow there? They grow in beech woods don't they?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 18:33

They look gorgeous with the black background.

Plant/weed ID

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 18:31

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If it is Canadian Fleabane, which I fear it may be, it will have thousands of little white flowers that will turn into fluff and float their seeds all over your garden. Luckily it's not hard to pull up.

 

nicotiana sowing

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 18:16

Recently sowed seeds I saved from Nicotiana perfume mixed that I grew last year. It was scented in the evenings. I chose pale lilac and purple and kept them separate. I wonder if they will come true, lots have come up, used an electric propagator.

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