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Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 02/02/2017 at 07:02

Lovely Lizzie  Miles ahead of me too, but the anticipation is mounting 

Hello Forkers - February 2017 Edition

Posted: 02/02/2017 at 06:44

Morning all

Good to hear you're having such a great holiday Tbird .  Glad that the wandring Flatters has returned, but sorry that Dove's lurgy has too 

Was greeted by the gorgeous smell of daphne when I came home and got out of the car last night - Jaqueline maybe late this year, but she's making up for it already.  Love that Grumpy snowdrop Lizzie .......that ones already on my wishlist . My garden ones have a long way to go before they are ready to flower - good couple of weeks I'd guess.  And only now starting to see the odd daffodil appearing on the verges, where often they start before Christmas round here.  Definitely a late start here in Surrey.

Footballers - daft money, but they are washed up at 30 and have to make it last a lifetime - need to divide the eyewatering sums by 4 or 5 really.  Bet there aren't many of them saving for a rainy day though

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 07:00

Hi Pat  so I'm not alone 

Big garden bird watch 2017

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:59

Oh dear, thats sad

Not sure why I couldn't find Magpie on the list .....maybe I need new specs

Slug patrol has started

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:54

Found a tiny one eating a snowdrop flower a few days ago.  Not a toad or frog in sight, so took matters in to my own hands 

Joining the RHS

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:51

Big fan here too (although I'm within striking distance of Wisley, so get my money's worth very easily).  Have used their advice service (by email) a couple of times too .....although mostly before I discovered the experts on here 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 01/02/2017 at 06:48

Noticed the owls calling last night too LilyP

And my daphne is finally flowering - a good month later than usual.

Just realised its Feb, so I am probably talking to myself on here

Perennials in 9 cm pots.....go for 'em now

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 16:33

Bought my first ones yesterday LG - 5 for £10 at Wyevales 

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 31/01/2017 at 06:53

Nice toms Pat

Little trip to GC yesterday lunchtime resulted in a few 9cm perennial pots jumping in to my basket, as well as the hellebore already mentioned (lupins -pink, white, blue and lychnis alba).  Best go and get them out of the car boot before I set off again.  Nice drizzly day should give them a gentle water before they get tucked up in the GH this evening and then potted on at the weekend

Hello Forkers January 2017 Edition

Posted: 30/01/2017 at 22:38

Ooooo Obxx ......whats the robot for🤔🤔🤔

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