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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 19:44

One was a new orangy pink, double one with a fat middle, the others were just ordinary pink ones. Loads of a weed that may have been fat hen where I had planted the tulips. I had manured  the tulip areas with horse manure. It wasn't there when the tulips were in flower.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 19:41

Your garden sounds like mine, Chicky. My house is on a slope and I have walls and steps like those.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 19:20

Have weeded over half the middle bed and some of the big bed which I'm going to call the long bed from now on. It's 20m long and nearly 2m deep. No sign of the echinaceas and Geranium Ann Folkard seems to have disappeared too

Busy Lizzie Blight

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 16:50

I am in France and I grow Walleriana from seed. Haven't had any problems so far. But they need sowing fairly early as they are slow starters. I had a problem about 3 years ago when I bought some as I ran out.

Bedding begonias will grow in the same conditions.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 12:33

Come in for lunch. Been weeding the middle bed, but it got too hot in the sun so weeded some of big border instead as it has morning shade.

Human irrigation system

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 09:20

Do they know when Mike is for the chopping block? So we can be around for hand holding.

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 09:15

Good to see those. That's the one RHS garden I haven't been to.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 09:14

Morning all.
Have had a shuffle in the cold frames this morning and all that has hardened off and the young perennials are now on the kitchen terrace. GH is nearly empty enough to start planting the tomatoes, won't do it today as it's sunny and it gets hot in there. Must do middle bed. Then I'll have room to get some of the plants into it.

Not a bank hol here, was last Thursday for 1st May and will be this Thursday for VE day on the 8th.

Tree for small front garden?

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 09:08

That's a good list, but sumach can be a nuisance sending up suckers.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 21:30

Don't take any notice of Verdun, Mrs.G - he's just  with envy!

Look like gladioli to me as well, OL.

Going to have an early night, then I may wake up at a more useful time tomorrow. But will have a look round here first.

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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no emails as well as small text

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Rose pruning and frost

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