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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 22:47

The names are in the wrong places above, not where I typed them.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 22:46

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45715.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45714.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 Greengage tree bed

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45713.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45712.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Cecile Brunner

 

Meg

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 09:43

Thanks Dove, just had 2 mugs of that! Better now.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 08:38

I just wrote rather a serious medical sort of item about cannabis an deleted it, too serious. But was trying to think of something to say. Only recently got out of bed!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 08:36

Morning all. Only 5° with 13° forecast. In the past it has been in the late 20s in May and one year my mother got a heat rash. It was cold last year too.

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 22:14

Bamboogie, is that a yellow acer? Amazing colour. Love the way you've trained the clematis in waves along the fence.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 17:01

Washing on the line, started sorting plants for planting out, then the rain started. Bother, washing will just have to stay there.

Unidentified Plant!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 12:12

Oh, got back too late! Question answered.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 12:10

Some time ago, I think it was on this forum, I told you a ghost story about our old Tudor farmhouse in Kent. We moved there in 1978 and I had a 2 1/2 year old and a baby. The week after we moved my little girl said "Mummy there's a lady in my bedroom, she's very nice". I went to look and my daughter was disappointed that the lady had gone. Then I went to the village post office to collect my child benefit and there were 2 old ladies. One said "Oh, you must be the new lady who's moved in. Have you met the ghost yet? She was a children's nanny who died there a long time ago".

I wish...........

Posted: 12/05/2014 at 09:07

Hogweed, you sound like me too. I'm 62 and have about an acre. But I do have an OH who cuts the grass. I saw your post last night before there was an answer, but I was just too tired and went to bed!

I've started using permeable weed suppressant fabric covered with bark chippings, which has cut down the weeding in 2 beds, one of which is just shrubs and lavender.  Don't say anything, Verdun, I know you hate it! I use a different sort of fabric in the veggie garden, pinned down with big staple things for plants like tomatoes and courgettes, even onion sets (I cut holes in it). But I have a lot of flower borders with mostly perennials, which I never quite keep on top of with the weeding. I weed kneeling on a mat and knees are getting stiff!

Good luck!

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