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Posted: 03/09/2013 at 18:57

Wisteria has a pod like that. I grew some from seeds once. But I expect it's something more exotic.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 18:49

Evening all. Got all my cuttings and baby plants ready to take to a friend tomorrow to be looked after while we are away. Just in case the housesitter forgot them. Got housesitters room ready. Did washing and ironing ready for packing tomorrow.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 09:30

Hello Caron, welcome, if you fancy a chat try Morning Forkers.


Posted: 03/09/2013 at 09:28

Oh Stacey, you must feel gutted. Feed him on gruel for the next week.

I'm pretty lucky with mine, he does all the mowing and repairs, makes bits of trellis for my clematis and helps when asked. But he doesn't have anything to do with my flowers, certainly not weeding! We are about to go away, Venice and England. I'm leaving my cuttings with a gardening friend. House sitter will water, not totally reliable but not bad.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 08:36

Shady end of new bed has developed prettily.

 Flower garden getting autumnale. Michaelmas daisies will be out soon. Hope they wait until we are back from Venice.



Posted: 02/09/2013 at 08:21

Morning all. Eventful weekend. Son No 1 & family stayed Friday and Saturday nights, then friends stayed Sunday night and Son No. 2 had his 30th birthday party on Saturday. Just been catching up on here.

Then we are off to England on Thursday, Venice on Saturday for 5 nights then back to England for a few days. So I won't be in touch while we are in Venice.

Friend who stayed gave me a big bag of mixed daffodil bulbs. Will have to wait for rain to soften the earth before I plant.

Roses after flowering

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 17:23

Just dead head them, down to first leaf joint if you like. Proper pruning is done Feb./March when there isn't a heavy frost.


Posted: 30/08/2013 at 16:42

Congratulations Tina. Don't be ridiculous, Verdun!

Though, having had a CS she may feel more of a thing afterwards.

Son, DIL and adorable little granddaughter arriving in an hour. May not post this weekend. Other son's birthday. He lives 35 mins from me. All going there tomorrow, daughter and SIL and 3 little grandsons coming tomorrow.

Full sun fragrant climbing rose

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 09:33

Thank you for letting us know. Glad it's a success.

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 09:14

Hello again. I'm happy because we've had a good summer after all (even though I will have a huge water bill!), the garden has done pretty well, all my 4 children and 6 grandchildren came to stay this summer and we are off to Venice next week.

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