Busy-Lizzie


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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 28/09/2013 at 10:27

Morning all. Raining, but needed it as it's been a warm dry week. Runner beans have at last decided to do something and are producing like mad.

Hope you sleep well enough to enjoy Malvern, Matty. Enjoy your visiting, Dove.

My garden is looking pretty at the moment after a dull period, Michaelmas daisies, sedum, rudbeckia, autumn anemones etc, even roses. Photo on Garden Gallery.

Dahlias - do they all have tubers?

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 23:11

Dahlias grown from seed or cuttings do eventually grow tubers.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 22:53

My garden has a new flush of colour with the autumn flowers, such as Michaelmas daisies and sedums.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31728.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 The cyclamen are coming out too.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31729.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Thank you to Tech team

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 19:42

I would like to sat "thank you" to Daniel and the tech team for working so hard to sort out our forum.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 18:12

I just posted on Morning Forkers as I had an email notification. As site has been playing up I didn't feel like searching for Evening Forkers. But site seemed to be working better. However when I came here I still had to refresh.

Bought lots of tulips in garden centre this morning, stacked logs this afternoon.

Autumn colour

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 17:59

My Michaelmas daisies are out.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31714.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 One above is "Little Pink Beauty", but it isn't nearly as pink as the one I had years ago in England, although I bought it in England. I bought the next ones here in France.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31715.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/31716.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 17:52

Hurray, site seems to be working! Thank you tech team and Daniel.

Went to garden centre this morning, bought lots of tulips, alliums and Dutch irises. Spent the afternoon transporting and stacking logs. Tiring.

Push pull hoe

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 17:49

This is a very common hoe used in France, that I've rarely seen in England. Could it be anything like this? http://www.jardindeco.com/Grattoir-Lame-De-14-Natur-elle-En-Acier-Et-Bois-146x14cm-F-130,3867  Some of them in garden centres or farm shops have another sort of hoe or rake on the back.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 09:24

Morning all. Site still not right. Nor was I yesterday, sore eyes, coughing, pharmacist said could be allergy - gave me cough medicine with antihistamine, made me sleepy.

Feel bit better now. Going to the GC for tulips

Sick roses

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 09:17

Hollyhocks get a disease called "Hollyhock rust". Here is what the RHS says about it http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/Profile.aspx?pid=564

Roses and clematis both need a fair amount of food and water. Have you fed them? When well fed and watered they are less susceptable to disease. A lot of plants, such as Michaelmas daisies, Monarda and Phlox look mouldy when allowed to dry out. You think they are mouldy because of damp but it's the other way round. The summer has been dry this year.

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