Busy-Lizzie


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Plant ID Regent's Park

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 10:24

It looks like Euphorbia Wulfenii.

Grapevines

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 10:22

This is a link from the RHS about pruning grape vines. https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=284


I prune mine in winter, cutting each side shoot back to two or three buds. Then when the tiny bunches form I cut back to each bunch leaving one bunch to each stem. Later I cut back any shoots that are blocking the sun on the bunches and to keep it neat.

Forum changes now live

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:59

Yes, I've noticed that too. I sometimes liked to know where a poster is from and what sort of garden they have to be able to answer gardening questions. The old site used to give you the poster's description, if they'd written one, when you clicked on their avatar.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:50

Panda, I think I agree with Lily. Are you naturally blond? What about highlights in pink or lavender?

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:36

Morning all.


Since mercury was banned I can't find a min/max thermometer that works properly. Luckily I still have an old in the GH.


I will be thinking of Dove and Wonky today.


We were exactly on the opposite side of the lake to you Chicky, but in 2014. We wanted a good bus service to Verona and nearby villages. Photo is view from the villa, we went with friends.


Must get on and start planting some pots.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 18/05/2016 at 09:15

Wow! Well done, looks so much better and more ecological too.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 22:18

Glad you had a good time Chicky, it's beautiful isn't it? Where did you stay?


Oh dear, Lily, I hope it doesn't come back, they are a real pest.

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 19:38

They are beautiful, Fidget. Reminds me of Anne Hathaway's cottage a few years ago.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 19:13

I spent the afternoon digging bindweed out of the strawberry bed. It came in under the paddock fence, bet I haven't got it all out.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 19:09

Glad OH is brighter Joyce, should be a good sign. More hugs.


I've been in the strawberry bed today. Bindweed had come under the paddock fence in the winter, been a real job digging it up but I bet I haven't got it all. Luckily most of the strawberry plants survived the winter.

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