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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 22:36

Have pruned "The Pilgrim" climbing rose.

The Zinnias, free from GW, have germinated after only 2 days!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 22:30

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Glad you found your knitting, Liri. I found a bag with various bits of mine in it, pen, my table napkin etc in the spare bedroom that the grandchildren use. 5 yr old granddaughter is a bit like a magpie!

I pruned "the Pilgrim" climbing rose this afternoon. Loads of cranes flew over on their way to their summer home. They made a heck of a noise.

 

Nastursiums

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 17:47

Yes, Janet, blackfly are one of the main nasturtium pests. I grow nasturtiums next to the broad beans to encourage the blackfly to keep off the beans.

what colour pergola

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 13:38

I think I would prefer light. Teak oil sounds a good idea but I think it would go pale ash colour, greyish. Attractive, though.

rose dilemma

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:25

I have Wedding Day too, trained sideways on the veggie garden fence, 7m wide. Smells lovely, but only flowers once.

I have a small repeat flowering rambler called Malvern Hills, from David Austin. That is a much more controllable size. Pale yellow.

Old Roses

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:20

This site can help you find roses.  http://www.classicroses.co.uk/ 

what colour pergola

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:17

If you want a natural wood colour I would use a wood stain, rather than a paint. It's bound to change colour over the years anyway, I think main decision is light or dark?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:14

Thank you Wintersong (horse). I wouldn't have gone on the road either. Perhaps the horrid man over reacted out of guilt at his dog's behaviour.

Well done Dove's parents. I was lucky too with loving parents, but they died before they made it that long.

pop goes the weasel

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 09:42

Amazing photo! I saw it on the news too.

The hedgehogs return.

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 09:35

How lovely! I wish we had a hedgehog, used to but he disappeared. I wonder if Dove's will be back this year.

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