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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 19:46

We had a lovely late birthday lunch out, bought OH's piano stool and a secateur on a pole for pruning climbing roses. Much cooler today, drizzly, 8°.

Tools

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 17:36

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I went to the GC today and looked at an azada, but it's handle seemed quite short so I would have to stoop to use it which would give me back ache. Are they meant to be like that?

 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 17:25

Sounds a frustrating day, Lunaria, at least you got in in the end. Nice surprise getting the plants though.

I've done nothing in the garden today. It rained and I took OH out for a late birthday lunch.

Reviving an old slightly tired garden

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 17:19

It looks lovely, chicken chaser, well done. Has anyone suggested choisya? It's evergreen has white flowers and the leaves are perfumed. It comes in a golden variety too, Sundance, and a smaller one, Aztec Pearl. Very different from bamboo and phormiums so would be a contrast.

Hello from Canada

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 16:57

If you click on the photos they should enlarge.

Hello from Canada

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 16:56

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/69905.jpg?width=417&height=350&mode=max

 

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Hello John. I live in Dordogne in France, which is an area of rolling hills, forests, rivers, chateaux (castles) and history. Here are some photos. In one of them I am in a boat on the river Dordogne, which is a lovely river for swimming and canoeing but it's about an hours drive from me. There is a lot of limestone so a lot of the houses are built of limestone and are very old.

 

Tools

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 09:17

They have them here in France. I've never used one, but it's tempting to go and buy one now.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 09:15

Morning all.

Wasn't me Wintersong, live about 45 mins from DD.

Forecast here for the day is rain. Raining already. Hope it's better at DDs. We are going out to lunch, late celebration of OH's birthday when we were ill.

Gardener's Boy, I don't have a little plastic greenhouse but I know people who do. They must be anchored very securely or they blow away in the wind. When it's sunny they can get quite hot inside, but if it's very cold and frosty at night they only provide a minimum of protection.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/03/2015 at 19:19

So it is, Hostafan, but it's group 3 for pruning like the others I mentioned.

Are These Ready?

Posted: 12/03/2015 at 18:07

Cool and bright is fine.

I plant mine before they get as big as Edd's, especially the first pic. Could Edd be having us on?

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