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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 23:24

I had an email from the French Post, my parcel will arrive tomorrow. I think it's 6 packs of 35 plug plants of violas and pansies, 1 pack of forget-me-nots, some erisymums, and some others. Each plug usually has 2 plants in it so if I'm careful with the potting up I will get nearly twice as many!

Blue fingers definetly not Green

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 13:15

NO Steve, not to base, only trim off this year's growth with lavender or it won't grow again. Don't cut into the woody bit.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 13:08

Hello Matty. Matty is an old friend, thanks to gardening forums, we've been to each others houses when on holiday.

I'm not very techie, but on the bottom right of my screen is a little magnifying glass with a % sign. I've enlarged print on the screen to 115% by clicking on it's arrow.

Clearing a garden

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 12:23

It'll be worth it and you will be glowing with a sense of achievement!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 12:17

Have had an email from the gardens open to public man. He now has a co-ordinator for Dordogne and is hoping to visit with him in 2 weeks. The garden will look more awful by then

http://n5.nabble.com/images/smiley/smiley_unhappy.gif

 The new "Open Gardens" scheme in France, for charity, seems to be gaining momentum.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 12:09

Glad Pa is OK Dove.

Fidget, can't get i player in France.

Spent the morning shifting rotted manure from the pile by the summer paddock field shelter to the pile at the end of the flower garden. 2 garden trailer loads, but that is 10 - 12 wheelbarrow loads. Lots more to do, 3 - 4 years worth, crumbly and black. The farmer cleans out the shelter yearly with his tractor. Shoulders ache. Would have done twice that 10 years ago. During the winter it will be used for mulching the flower beds, probably full of weed seeds, as usual.

West Acre

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 12:00

What a lovely description! - Except it's not true.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 11:58

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/60676.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/60674.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Sternbergia Lutea and Dahlia "Pooh".

 

I put these on the gardens thread, but as they are stars at the moment here they are again.

On page 63 Dove had a lovely wigwam of thunbergia but when I clicked on my laptop it stayed sideways. Does it only turn round if you have a tablet?

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 23:12

Watched Cilla, loved it. Actress is brilliant, wish I hadn't missed the first episode.

Novice needing advice!

Posted: 22/09/2014 at 10:27

Sorry, it's Hydrangea Seemanii which is evergreen.

I have Virginia Creeper and it's an absolute pest, now it's got into the veggie garden, don't know how - it's 50m from the house. Seems resistant to glyphosate.

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