Busy-Lizzie


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Plant id please

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 10:05

She was probably afraid you were going to cut off her bit.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 10:02

We've had rain and wind since my last post but the last 2 or 3 days have been pleasant, sun and cloud, temperatures in the teens, cooler that usual for Dordogne in May.

Semi shady tolerant shrub

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 10:00

Would Choisya be any good? You can prune it too stop it being too big.

Under the Trees

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:58

I have Vinca Minor under a conifer, doing fine. But do you really need anything under them? You could make island beds in the lawn and plant pretty perennials.

Plant ID Needed Please

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:51

That is gorgeous. I don't have a tree peony, but here is what the RHS says about looking after it, pruning included.  https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=711  

Ground elder

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:47

Snap!

Ground elder

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:46

Could they have been talking about the variagated one? I have some as ground cover. It's a thug, but nothing like the weed one and mush prettier. Deer don't eat it so if you have deer it can be useful.

Forum changes now live

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:39

I have just written on Hello Forkers "Hello Forkers" is no longer on my followed threads. Wonder why? But I am now getting email notifications for the "Have you done any Gardening today" thread, no others though.


However, having written that post Hello Forkers is back on my followed threads. I had looked back over 3 days so it should have been there before.


I have changed my camera settings to take photos under 2 mb. I couldn't send photos around 5mb. I don't need them big anyway.

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:31

Morning all.


Best wishes to Dove for Ma's funeral tomorrow. Hugs for Joyce.


"Hello Forkers" is no longer on my followed threads. Wonder why? But I am now getting email notifications for the "Have you done any Gardening today" thread, no others though.


Going to Post Office to post tax return. Thank God it's done. Every year they change the forms and I have to fill in two, pink for English pension and blue for French. French tax is never deducted at source so everyone has to fill in the forms and pay tax bills.

Must sort out the strawberry bed today. It's full of bindwind that must have grown in from the paddock over winter. I'll probably have to give it up, like the asparagus bed.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 16/05/2016 at 16:50

Have planted out the tomatoes, 8 outside and 7 in the GH, and 6 sweet peppers outside. Dug manure and compost into the planting holes.

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