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Hedgerow shrub - what is it ??

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 23:12

Blackthorn in the hedges, pretty, but prickly. Has sharp thorns as nutcutlet said.

http://www.beenthere-donethat.org.uk/images.big/blackthorn02big.jpg

 

Transplanting seedlings

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 23:02

http://www.organicsforall.org/blog/media/1/20110302-lettuce-seedling.jpg

 

When they get their true leaves, not just the seedling leaves, then ease them up carefully with the help of a plastic plant label or a pencil. Have ready your compost filled flower pots and holding a seedling by it's leaves, not the stem, ease it carefully into a hole you've made in the flower pot with your finger or a pencil. Gently push the earth around it and water using a fine watering can rose. Don't forget to label them. Sounds as though you did overwater the sweet peas.

 

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 22:52

Hollie-Hock, sorry can't remember how old it is, several years.

Comfrey?

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 22:34

The flowers on mine are like this.

 You can make a very smelly liquid plant feed with the leaves.

 Bother, it wouldn't download. Clicked on edit, wanted to delete it, can't.

http://www.british-wild-flowers.co.uk/00%20Graeme%20Kay/Comfrey-

 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 22:27

http://www.sparklebox.co.uk/1766-1770/_wp_generated/pp904dacf1_02.jpg

Verdun

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 15:36

Matty, why don't you like lupins? I think they look gorgeous here in this garden we visited in Devon last year.

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y487/Busy-Lizzie/IMG_4078_zpsdb26f83a.jpg

 

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 10:30

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y487/Busy-Lizzie/IMG_5272_zps4077678c.jpg

Forgot to click for the Dicentra!

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 10:29

I love violas.

http://i1277.photobucket.com/albums/y487/Busy-Lizzie/IMG_5240_zps05e472ab.jpg

 Dicentra spectabilis is just coming out. I love it's other name of "Lady in the Bath" when you pick a flower, hold it upside down and gently squeeze it sideways.

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 10:08

Should be more Ls. Lilac and Lily of the Valley, all coming out here now and smelling so sweet. In France people give each other sprigs of Lily of the Valley on the 1st May and people sell them on the roadsides.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 30/04/2013 at 10:03

Raining in Dordogne. But needed after last weeks 25°

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