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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 22:45

Sorted the strawberry bed when we got back from the lunch party. Soil had gone very heavy, what happened to last year's manure and compost?  Dug in a lot more and planted some new strawberries.

Toscana Strawberries

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 22:39

I think strawberries can rot if planted a bit too deep and the winter is wet. Has happened to some of my ordinary strawberries in the ground, but not with the Toscana, which are in a pot.

My Toscana are pretty, but I don't think the fruit was that sweet, rather sharp in fact. Still going strong.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 22:34

DD it's looking great.

Any idea what this is?

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 22:31

Could it be a wild salvia or clary? There are lots growing in my paddocks, less than an hour from you. http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/asset64116-.html 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 22:15

Ooh, lovely, what is it?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 19:54

Just finished re-doing the strawberry bed. Getting gloomy outside. Midges.

I like Old Speckled Hen too, but have to wait until we go to England. Should be going on Thursday, but there may be a strike

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 17:04

Lovely and sunny here today 21°.

Back from the choir lunch party. Really enjoyed it, nice people, lot of chatter and some songs and jokes told. Wonderful Bring and Share lunch, huge selection.

On the way back we stopped at 2 GCs on the west of Périgueux to leave some flyers for the Open Gardens. One had the Charlottte and Anais strawberries that I wanted and the other had the little leaf Lilac Syringa microphylla 'Superba' that I have been looking for for some time. That second nursery, a small privately run one, was very interested in the Open Gardens.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 20:22

Thanks Chicky. They aren't all out yet, those are early ones.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 20:15

Evening all. I've been out all day, an annual meeting with lunch then went to see son as his baby son has started crawling. More like a caterpillar really! Cute.

Out tomorrow too, going to OH's Choir's lunch party.

My agastache, Blue Boa and Black Adder were bought in pots last autumn. They looked fine. I re-potted them and put them in a cold frame for winter. Black Adder is growing, but nothing is happening in Blue Boa's pot.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/04/2015 at 20:05

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My photos never turn up in the order I post them! And when I type something I never know where that will be either

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 Epimedium

 

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