Busy-Lizzie


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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 09:03

Lovely peony.

There are 3 Albertine roses on the wall further along, not quite out. There is the ever present problem of ivy, that bit of wall had most of it's ivy pulled off only last year. There is masses of ivy in the forest and it crawls along the ground into the garden.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/05/2014 at 08:59

Morning all, not raining. Going to meet a friend at the airport.

What plant is identifiable to which member?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 22:28

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Lily, that is very near my sister, who lives near Horley, but she's in the middle of moving to East Sussex. We went to the Shipley Bridge years ago for one of my parent's wedding anniversaries. I've never been to the GC, don't suppose my sis has either, she's not really a gardener. Thank you for remembering and taking the trouble to tell me.

I have snapdragons in my garden OL, I didn't mean because you look like a dragon! I meant because they are fun and pretty colours. Because children play with them I think of them as being a young sort of plant.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 21:10

Sorry, OL, when you were being angelic in the GC I was outside! But I think buying a plant or 4 is a perfectly normal thing to do in a GC

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:06

KEF do you garden in bare feet? How come you had to wash them 3 times?

There was the odd sunny period between the rain. I wore wellies! Why does the spell check always try to change that to a cheeky word? Weeded the onions, planted out the sweetcorn and potted up some pelargoniums for my charity garden party and plant sale in June.

Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 20:00

I like my garden to make me feel happy. I like to wander round smelling and touching the flowers and feeling my heart swell because of their beauty. I don't mind untidy borders because everything is swaying and billowing, but I don't really want weeds like big thistles growing in them. If OH keeps the lawns mown, which he enjoys, then it generally looks OK.

Allotment flowers

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:54

I don't actually have an allotment but I have a veggie garden. I grow nasturtiums next to the broad beans to keep the black fly off the beans, doesn't actually work, but they are pretty and I put them in salads. I grow French marigolds near the tomatoes, they are pretty too. I have various flowering herbs dotted about, like borage, dill and coriander. I have a tulip patch for cutting and a dahlia and gladioli patch too. Once I sowed some Love-in-a-Mist so they sow themselves every year. This year and some other years I have sweet peas.

New member introduction

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:48

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Hurray! Thank you! I have you in my garden and I'd forgotten your name, been driving me mad.

 

Garden tattoos? Or generally cool and interesting tattoos?

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:43

Ow, no ones coming near me with a needle, unless it's to cure something worse!

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 27/05/2014 at 19:41

Wake-up David! My sweet peas are 2 feet tall, how long before they flower? We are away 2 weeks in mid-June. What shall I tell the house-sitter?

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