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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 22:31

Phew!!.... Nearly caught up now. Too much to comment on all but .....

Heartfelt hugs for all those who are having difficult times with Mums

Good luck to OL and hubby with the new adventure - hope it brings great success

Great to see Lily is now a lady who lunches (with not a grotbag in sight)

and so many new plant ideas to tempt me with

My garden survived the drought, gales and hailstorms whilst we were away (thanks to our lovely NNB) - need to get out there and do some deadheading at the weekend, but still plenty of good bits to detract the eye

And yes, OL, was R day for Chicklet today (AS's) and she did brill - should help with the Uni applications this autumn. And littlest chicklet is biting her nails for 7 days time.....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 08:13

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 Morning peeps - i'm back.  Work was manic for a while (and will carry on being so I have no doubt) and then I sneaked off for a fab holiday in Rhodes and Athens - wonderful time in both.  No time to catch up here yet - will set aside a couple of hours this evening for Forkers alone.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:42

Horrid times for your daughter Lizzie - poor girl

Just discovered I need to start mining that salt at 7am tomorrow morning..... just going out, I might be some time ......

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:37

Have a great time - take lots of photos 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:35

Wonderful stars all

Love that buddleia against the lime green Fairy, and Artjaks border really made me smile.

lovely when a new garden gives you surprises like that too!

They're bossing it now........

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:20

And never one to miss a photo opportunity - first two are prima donnas, third are my babies

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They're bossing it now........

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:13

Love echinaceas - only have pink ones - prima donna and pink parasol (grew the latter from seed).  Luckily they got going before the slugs started marauding this year

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 23:06

OL - dividing plants is normally done in autumn or early spring - wouldn't do it now as the heat will stress them as they try to get re-estabilshed.  Loved your before and after pics, but couldn't see enough of the borders to be able to give divding advice - maybe some close ups of potential candidates might help?  You can normally tell if they need dividing because they get a dead area in the centre.  However if you want to  divide them to make more plants then go ahead as long as they have formed a big enough clump to have a few growing points.  Hope that helps

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 22:23

Its all down to the quality of the chairman Woody - keep on shaking it up

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 22:17

Never too late for a Magnum Yvie

Too much to catch up on to remember it all - but Fidget rocking the earmuffs and scarf look made me lol

Glad you had a promising afternoon OL, hope Panda has arrived (right way up) and love MrsG's huge bruga flower

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Anyone know a good one? 
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