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Hedgehogs?

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 19:46

Very brave to pick him up Tracey, well done for saving him. Did it hurt?

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 13:05

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Did little posies for Mothers Day service this morning. Lots of my bellis daisies sown from seed last year, a few pansies and wallflowers (but wallflowers not quite out yet), lots of wild cowslips and Gypsophila and golden rod from the flowers. I put them all in a bowl, looked pretty, and 2 little boys gave them out at the service.

 

Anemone de Caen

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 11:36

Hello Dragonfly, you must have a good sense of humour  

For the last 2 years an anemone de Caen has suddenly appeared in a new bed I'd dug and put lots of compost in. I wonder if it was one of the ones the mice stole and a mouse dropped it. I hadn't planted it!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 22:25

Mrs. Garden, it's supposed to be an Albertine rose, but the honeysuckle next door has gone mad and smothered it. There will be a lot of chopping in the next day or two. The other unwanted thing is ivy, it gets everywhere and, in places where is safeish to spray, spraying doesn't work it, seems to be resistant to weedkiller.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 21:47

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/40944.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Evening all. Thank you for remembering me KEF. I've just been so busy. Busiest time of year in the garden, been riding my horse - after several months of not riding -, various social engagements etc. GH is full of baby plants; broad beans, potatoes, peas, mange tout, onions, carrots, sweet peas are all sown or planted in veggie garden; been clearing horrible vinca minor (that I never planted ???) in big border and discovering smothered plants under it. Photo above or below, up to the site to decide - it doesn't listen to me!

Have looked in for time to time in tea breaks.

 

should i prune

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 22:38

You do need to prune it, getting a bit late.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=189

There is quite a lot of information about pruning roses on Google if you need it.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 21:21

Watching Sewing Bee, just come to kitchen to make a hot chocolate.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 19:39

I'm 62 which is nearly 27 backwards. Going off to watch telly in front of woodburner.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 18:40

Quicker to stamp on them! I'm afraid I used slug pellets when I planted out my sweet peas. Too precious to risk. The birds don't like them when dead from slug pellets and don't have a hedgehog in the veggie garden.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 18:37

Lily, you haven't read back, I asked that this morning! But you're a busy working lady.

Going great guns, Dove. Good thing you didn't have the weather we've had this afternoon, only 4° and pouring.

Fairy, you actually said you are old, I don't believe a word of it, I imagined you about 27 going on 50, which isn't old. Tracey I imagine in her 30s like my daughters. My daughter No 1 is getting very keen on her garden and has bought lots of roses.

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