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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:51

If you start feeling sick or faint or it's hard to swallow please see a doctor, Sweet Pea.

Camera Corner

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:49

Charlie November, are the canoeing ones in the Gorges d'Ardeche? I took my grown up children canoeing there a few years ago, before they all got married and started producing grandchildren.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:38

Good looking coffee spot, Flora Rosa.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:32

Oh dear Sweet Pea, your poor thigh. Have you tried Cortisone?

Daughter and family went home this afternoon so I worked in the veggie garden. Planted out the French beans, the last of the runners, first ones are going nicely up the poles now, and 4 outdoor cucumbers and did some weeding and watering. One of the grandsons has broken my blue penstemon, waiting to be planted, in half

Having mug of milky instant coffee. Yuk, I hear some of you say!

Lilac Bush Pruning

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 13:58

Then prune it as soon as it would have finished flowering, so as soon as possible. It will make new shoots for flowering next year. But feed it as well with a fertiliser for flowering shrubs or roses. Lilacs are greedy and thirsty plants.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:24

Morning all. Slept really well, overslept.

Cucumbers like water but they hate sitting in it. They can collapse quite quickly in cold wet ground. When I plant them now, after advice, I plant them on a slight mound to help drainage. They are usually fine once they've got going, but vulnerable when young plants.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:54

Busy-Lizzie has had too much wine today. Hic! Going to bed, night all, Thanks for the wine Lily.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:50

Love your pink poppies Chicky. Not phlox though - that's July. They are red Sweet Williams.

Your bed is lovely, Cardoon, looks mature already. No one would know you are new to gardening.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 19:34

Daughter No.1 with 3 small sons has left to go to son No.2's house for the evening. Peace! Daughter No.2 left after lunch to stay with son No.1 near Orleans. 7 adults and 5 children sat down for lunch here today. The boys age 6 and 8 went in the pool this afternoon, water too cold for me, 20°. Shade temp. 23° sunny day. But yesterday when daughter No.1 arrived it poured.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 19:22

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Lovely lot of clematis.

Your plants have gone back amazingly well, Wintersong, after the fence man had been.

 

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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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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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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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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wyre-forest-why

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Changing avator picture

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

What product to clean greenhouse 
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