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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 18:50

I hope the weather carries on being nice as we are going to England on Tuesday. Cold and windy, grey sky here today 6°. Been digging and manuring my new bed. Potted up 30 penstemon Beloved Bells and 20 pelargoniums in GH.

Sweet peas

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 14:12

I think I would start again. If they had been watered and then germinated and then got bone dry the new shoots would have dried up. You could poke about gently and see if you can find one and see what's going on. They need about 15° C to germinate.

Fork Handles

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 13:56

Cold and grey out there 6°. Should be gardening, will go out in a minute.

Fab cake Bjay, good luck with it.

Beechgrove Garden Goes National.

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:16

Verdun, no one is expecting you to think Chris Beardshaw is cute! I hope your lurgy is better soon. Mine is and OH doesn't seem to have caught it.

Fork Handles

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:11

Morning all. 0° this morning, sky hazy sometimes that means sunny later.

We're of to England on Tuesday so must get my new bed finished and planted with the homeless impulse buy plants. I think I'm repeaing myself on different threads!


Posted: 06/04/2013 at 10:02

Morning all. Really need to get on with my new bed and planting anything that should be planted, not the GH plants of course, as we are off to England on Tuesday. Hope the weather is getting warmer there. Never know what to pack, at least it's by car not RyanAir this time.

Hope you're better soon Verdun, lots of colds about - Dove had a shocker and I've had one too.

Blackest, if you think it could be angina then please don't work too hard all at once. Do it bit by bit with plenty of tea breaks!

No private club

Posted: 06/04/2013 at 09:53

Thanks for explaining Becks. In that case that is nothing to do with the GW forum. It's a different thing altogether. So everyone, let's just keep using this forum as we always do. People are all different so there are bound to be a few strange posts here from time to time but please don't let it spoil our enjoyment of this forum. It feels as though some of us here are becoming internet friends, which is nice. Verdun, stop worrying and be our friend here - we need your expertise! 


Posted: 05/04/2013 at 23:36

Has anyone heard the cuckoo yet? I know it's a horrid bird that chucks eggs out of their nests but it always seems that spring is here when you here the cuckoo. I heard it over a week ago and was so excited but then it rained and I forgot to tell anyone.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 23:30

No gardening for me today. Made sandwiches for orchestra and some of the choir for supper before concert that OH was singing in. Made cakes yesterday. Packed it all up, fed performers, watched concert, got back half an hour ago unpacked it and OH and I have just been having a late supper with the remaining sandwiches. Concert went down well. They are repeating it tomorrow in another town.

Soil improvement

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 10:35

I have clay and stony limestone and everytime I have made a bed I add loads of rotted manure and bags of cheap compost. But when we first did the part of the garden that is on top of the old farmyard we added a couple of lorry loads of topsoil, but of course, you won't need anything like that amount for one bed!

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