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Posted: 21/06/2015 at 09:05

Garden planter - rectangular, made of terracotta, already filled with annual bedding plants .....thats my guess, look forward to winning the prize.  However, probably a little more quirky, from the sounds of it.

just about to take littlest chicklet to work, then another day of planting out (cosmos and rudbeckia, if Winter is looking in).  Got my tomatoes sorted yesterday -they are now growing in their final pots up their strings.  Might visit another NGS garden this afternoon - it seems to be peak season for them atm.  Enjoy your days everyone ....rain forecast for tomorrow will be very welcome.

hope Fidget's do is going/went well


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 22:23

Congrats to mini-Frit - lovely picture Hope they'll be really happy

My cosmos and rudbeckia are going out tomorrow Winter.  Gaura and Amaranthus went out today.

just had a lovely evening at a local ngs open garden - great idea to have an evening opening ....meant I got loads of gardening done in my own garden too

Getting close to bedtime here, last nights magical mystery tour is catching up with me

Monty and those gardening sins...

Posted: 20/06/2015 at 09:17

My cosmos are being planted out today .....not by design, have just had too much else to GW last night made me feel much better


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 09:14

Morning all  Echo the wise words from everyone else DD - it'll all be lovely by next weekend.  And "lovely" means a real garden, tended by a real person, with real passion and love .....not a photoshoot created by paid Employees 

Prom went well ....she looked tear jerkingly gorgeous.  About to get in the chariot again to go and pick her up from the final post prom party sleepover.  And then .....I'm going to garden


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 09:08

Hope you and Mr Fidget-to-be have a great day celebrating



Posted: 19/06/2015 at 07:45

I start mine off in a heated windowsill propagator (in about Feb) and normally find they do well.  When you do get seedlings they are quite robust and easy to handle, unlike some, where you get a forest of tiny ones to deal with.


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 07:36

Morning all - half day for me, then the weekend starts at noon.  Littlest chicklet has her prom this evening so I will be her chariot driver and personal dresser for the afternoon and various parts of the evening (its complicated, don't ask.....fair to say the chariot might be following one of those bus routes).  But the sun is shining, and it looks like its gonna be a bootiful day


Posted: 18/06/2015 at 19:23

Love that Mozart piece - used to be able to play it (minus the twiddly bits).

Glad to hear the driving is coming along Winter.  

And  for Panda .....keep positive, there's one out there with your name on it.  And every interview makes you that bit better for the next one.

lovely day here (soz Fairy).  That means I'd better get outside and get some watering done.  Monty might only water his pots once a week, but don't think that will work with my chimney pots.....or the numerous 9cm jobbies that are still in my GH. On a mission to get them in the ground sometime very soon

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 06:40

What a lovely sight to greet you Frit.  Yvie - your garden is so pretty


Posted: 18/06/2015 at 06:37

Morning  Tennis was fun Have to go and do some proper work today.  Have had a spattering of overnight rain here - although probs not enough to be useful.  About to go and water the greenhouse before I set off -SYL

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