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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 17:58

Thank you everyone. No time for gardening today, an AGM then visit to son, tomorrow out to OH's choir's lunch party.

My son and DIL had a pond next to their previous house. They had to change to the spare bedroom until July because of the noise the frogs made!

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 22:43

 Nine more to go and that's one of the smaller ones.


Finished potting up the over 300 plug plants that arrived yesterday. Sowed lettuces, borage and dill. Then went and finished the end bed that I was weeding and edging in the flower garden. Planted Helianthus "Happy Days", Geum "Borisii, a day lily, Salvia "Hot Lips" and some blue and yellow pansies.

Before and after.



Posted: 10/04/2015 at 12:18

Gone all cloudy. Finished potting in the GH. Have sown Borage and Dill and Little Gem lettuces.


Posted: 10/04/2015 at 10:33

Is that Dordogne Damsel, or another DD?


Posted: 10/04/2015 at 09:48

Morning all. Another lovely day, but the sky has some clouds. Warmer this morning, was 5° in the night instead of 1°.

Thought I'd finished potting all my plug plants, then realised a box of Zinnia Profusion "Fire" was missing, just found it in the rubbish. Nearly threw it away with the boxes!

Yvie, my Blue Boa isn't up yet either.

Verdun, you must have more than 1 pair of pants and there is such a thing as hand washing! yuk!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 10/04/2015 at 09:40

Good morning Marion. I'm glad you had a good evening, I love "South Pacific".

I think that daisy has a fasciation, still pretty though.


Homemade compost full of seeds / weeds

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 23:21

Last year I had loads of baby tomatoes growing in a flower bed! I'd put rotten tomatoes in the compost. I also had a butternut squash growing on the compost heap that I hadn't sown.

Using my winter bought violas

Posted: 09/04/2015 at 23:16

I plant lots of violas that I buy in autumn as cheap plug plants. They flower their socks off in spring then I'm afraid I have to throw them out between mid May and mid June to make room for summer bedding. But I also put some in flower beds and they fizzle out by July - but unpruned.


Posted: 09/04/2015 at 22:58

Can't, live in the middle of nowhere in SW France.


Posted: 09/04/2015 at 22:27

Why? It's much slower.

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