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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 19/05/2015 at 09:10


 

Thank you

 

Glyphosate based weed killers (i.e. Roundup et al)

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 22:31

They sell glyphosate in the supermarkets in France.

Chelsea tv coverage.

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 22:19


 


 

I wondered if there would be a thread about Chelsea. I'm just recovering from my Garden Open Day on Sunday and doing my tax return today!

Like Hosta at the beginning of this thread, I would like to see more of the show gardens. They always miss some out. I don't want to see celebrities and I would rather see fewer bits that aren't the actual flower show.

I went to Malvern last Friday and they showed so little of it on GW, not even my favourite gardens, except the Spanish one.

I liked these two in Malvern.

 

Plant supports

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 22:07

http://www.burford.co.uk/images/detailed/0/metal_climber4_400x600.jpg

 

I buy long thin steel rods from the DIY place and bend them around a tree then pull the ends up to make half ring supports. Much cheaper than buying these at the Garden Centre.

 

Salvia Amistad

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:57

My Salvia Amistad overwintered in one bed and are now about 2 feet tall, but the ones in the other bed died over winter.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:55

I hope you have a lovely time at Chelsea, Pippin, don't forget your camera!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:52

Thank you Mrs. Garden. The masses were actually rather nice people, they liked gardens!

Totally Tangerine

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:49

Totally Tangerine divides very easily. I was given a big one in the autumn and I potted up bits I pulled off it, even without much root. They grew very well in the cold greenhouse over winter and now I have more plants, gave one to my daughter.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 21:46

I hope it isn't snowing in Saxmundham when we are in Suffolk in July. Once here in Dordogne I was hosting a charity Strawberry tea the end of May and it snowed, 2°.

My daughter wears a hearing aid, the GP kept saying she hadn't got ear infections when she had, as she had a slightly distorted tube.

Taking Matty to the airport tomorrow.

Did anyone watch Chelsea? Shall go and see if there is a Chelsea thread.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/05/2015 at 15:20

Had to go to a Committee meeting this morning, now need to do my tax return, has to be posted by tomorrow. The French only give 3 weeks and I've been away about 12 days and had my garden open. Have I said all that before?

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