Busy-Lizzie


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Clematis - will it damage wall/foundation of building

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 22:38

Clematis doesn't cling like ivy or Virginia Creeper. It winds it's leaves around the supports you give it.

Pruning

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 22:35

I just cut off the bits that get in the way when mowing on the tractor mower. Otherwise, sorry don't know.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 22:34

Sounds rather scarey, Edd. Hope you aren't too bruised.

Have weeded half a flower bed today, would have done more but had 3 long phone calls.

Onion Seeds

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 22:25

What a nuisance. Hope you get your onions planted and your op done, but it does seem incredibly inefficient and irresponsible of the hospital.

making enquiries

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 22:20

I can't see how it can tell you when to water. If you leave the lid on during germination the water drops back on the compost as condensation. When the plants are tiny leave the lid on with the ventilators open, there will still be little water loss. When the plants are bigger take the lid off or take them out of the propagator, then you use your fingers and your eyes to see when to water.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 17:47

I've been weeding, but the phone kept ringing so haven't done as much as hoped.

No way, Matty! We are enjoying retirement.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 14:10

Rose has been there over 20 years and doing well so will leave it. It's in a little bed against the house with the stone paving of the terrace around it.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 13:35

Oh how I wish there was an oven cleaner here. New oven, which I love, is OK but need to sell the old one, a cast iron Godin range which I hated and is filthy.

Have been weeding the Paul's Scarlet rose, but I think it's a lost cause - couch grass has got into it's roots.

Friend or Foe?

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 11:02

Well done Caral, think that's it! At least I got the parsley bit!

Contrast or clash; complement and safe

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 10:07

I have that book. But I tend to plant where I think plants will be happy, sun, shade, dry, moist etc. Colour scheming as well is too complicated for me, especially when you have to work out the times of year as well. I try to mix early flowerers with late ones so I don't have bare patches. The middle bed was supposed to be pastels and the end bed was supposed to be hot colours, but it's got rather muddled.

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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photos of our gardens 
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