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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 17:41

What a gorgeous garden punkdoc - i have just spent a happy 10 minutes browsing round it.  Is the stream in the pictures the one that nearly flooded earlier in the year?  And what are the purple tipped pink flowers in pic 14?  Really unusual.

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 10:11

Break - sounds like a plan !!

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 06/04/2014 at 09:12

Artjak and break23 - i can get to Worthing without too much trouble (i am near Guildford) - all of my contributions are growing from seed, so will not be ready for transporting til late May/ early June - but i will keep watching this thread and will make contact nearer the time.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 19:59

Site seems ok to me MrsG - can you see me

Just googled your clematis Fairy - its gone on my list.  Its named after my Mum!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 18:49

Have spent the day making trips to the local stables to fill our clapped out landrover with FYM.  5 trips, and 40 wheelbarrows later and my roses are now fed, my sweetpea bed is prepared, and there is a lovely mountain of black wormy stuff ready for use over the next few weeks

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 18:43

Meerkat - as you say, most strange

Tracey - thanks for sharing your garden photos.  Love the white blossom on the tree - is it a fruit tree?  My tulip pots are showing buds now too - but no flowers yet ..... Oh, the anticipation

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:57

Love your pics Ecobaby - great to see gardens packed with plants in every corner .  

My lavenders are nowhere near flowers yet Meerkat - is yours near a house wall?

sycamore seeds

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:38

I've got a similar problem with oaks at the moment, from the bumper crop of acorns i didn't clear properly from the borders last autumn.  At the moment i am just taking the tops off, figuring that without their stem and leaves they won't regrow.  Is that right, or should i be scrupulously removing roots as well??

Hampton Court Flower Show

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 09:30

It does get pretty busy, and lots of people get there for when the gates open at 10, but i've never found the crowds at Hampton that bad as it is quite a big site (unlike Chelsea, which is a real squeeze).  Traffic can be awful, and the buses don't get priority, so sit in the queues like everyone else.  We normally arrive at the start and finish about 5 - and in that time have seen everything, plus leisurely stops for lunch, coffee, tea and cakes.  Never used the train, but would expect them to be quite busy.  Have a wonderful time, its my favourite show!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/04/2014 at 01:38

Great news, Verdun - have been really hoping things turn out well.  Look after your Mum - lots of hugs will be required

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Tree id

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Anyone know a good one? 
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Good Berries

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