Busy-Lizzie


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Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 10:51

Good heavens! You can buy a small house here for sixty K.


I hope Wonky's GH has good instructions.


This is the kitchen in our Norfolk cottage, small but convenient and I like the big Belfast sink with the view to the field of cows, then woods.

Resurrected Nine

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 10:42

I do Chelsea Chop the Rudbeckias, works well for the double ones in a different bed, but these single ones grow just as tall but spindlier.

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Posted: 30/03/2017 at 09:36

Morning all. Looks like another warm, sunny day.


I have a sadly neglected bed I must attend to, full of yellow lamium, very tall rudbeckias that always blow over, even when staked and something with white fluffy flower that grows into everything else.


Worthy of the messy thread.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 09:26

Morning all. Good luck at the dentist, Hosta.


Looks like another warm sunny day, there is a bed full of yellow lamium and plants I don't like that I must sort. It's a real mess.

Manure

Posted: 30/03/2017 at 09:17

When do you want to start sowing seeds? Because the season is starting. Covering completely now and not sowing will mean you've almost missed the boat!


Is the manure well rotted? I use it as a mulch in the flower beds, but in the veg garden I rotavate the manure in, having left it on top over winter, because I feel it's a bit rich to sow into. I also use permeable woven fabric to keep down the weeds, I cut holes or strips in it, depending what I'm sowing or planting. Others are against weed surpressant fabrics and wouldn't use them, but if it lets the rain in it works fine for me. What you shouldn't use is black plastic sheeting that doesn't let anything through. But that can be used in autumn over winter to keep weeds down if you dig and manure in spring.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 22:07

I hope the fruit trees produce the sort of fruit you like. My cherries are magnificent at the moment.

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Posted: 29/03/2017 at 20:21

Love Pimms, but not sold here


Lantana we eat dinner and drink wine in the evening. Snack and tea at lunchtime.

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 20:15

I like my old style oak kitchen with unfashionable tiles. My children tell me it's dated, but I find it warm and homely. I do agree that new sleek kitchens look gorgeous but I'm a rather untidy and not a sleek sort of person. Daughter 2 may be getting a kitchen like obelixx. The one they had fitted in their previous house was modern, smart and shiny. But daughter 2 is a very clean and tidy sort of person.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 29/03/2017 at 19:50

Sunny, 20°. Seems I stole the sun

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Posted: 29/03/2017 at 19:48

Just read back, like the sound of MU's day.

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Problems using the website

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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