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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 17:37

Ggirl- cold frame pics that might help


 


 


 Let me know if more photos would help

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 17:07

Ggirl - B&Q (and i'm sure all the others too) will cut polycarbonate to order - so if you have timber you want to use that is a certain size, then you can make the lid to match.  you can get slide on edging strips for it too, to finish it off. mr Chicky made mine about 10 years ago and it is still going strong.  He sized it to fit round three of the black plastic trays they sell in GCs - since that was the only thing he couldn't customise.

they are wonderful things

Glorous gardens from above

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 13:15

Great -thanks

Glorous gardens from above

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:47

Was going to post exactly the same myself !  Assume the BBC have rescheduled it - but it would be great if someone could post here when they spot it.  I have my record button at the ready, to store up some gardening viewing for those dark winter nights that will soon be upon us

Camellia

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:44

Should be fine outside - they are tough plants, despite their exotic appearance.  The victorians grew them in greenhouses for years before they realised they were hardy

Something has eaten the plastic lid of my slug pellets

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:42

I sometimes use the wildlife friendly slug pellets, but these days they disappear overnight - far faster than the slugs could get them.  I had put it down to mice (we have lots in the garden, although thankfully very few in the house now) - this makes me think i was right.  Do mice like ferric phosphate ??

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 12:36

The joys of WFH - just had home grown sweetcorn - straight from the plant - for lunch. Yum yum.  Beats a pre packed sandwich and a yoghurt any day

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/10/2014 at 07:18

Morning DD, dove and beau - happy digging, son trip and shift repsectively

Tonight is Cleve night...will try not to be too much of a fangirl

WFH today, so a slghtly later start to the morning - nice to see the sun has beaten me up today - although he is currently hiding behind some very stormy clouds

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 22:09

Beautiful LillyPilly.  Especially love the rose on that archway ... just smothered in flowers

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/10/2014 at 21:55

Looks fab DD - no wonder you're exhausted - thats a big area to clear  And now, onwards and upwards.

Good luck to those with house moves on the cards (Beau and mini-Matty) - the whole thing is a very stressful experience that i hope i never have to repeat.

Love the jacket Dove - will look great with the jade - have a lovely celebration with them.  Mr Chicky and I celebrate 20 years next week - 60 years is something else

Discussions started by chicky

Mahonia - anyone got a good one ?

 
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Grass ID

Does anyone know what type of grass this is? 
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Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
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Pictures of our garden outings 
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Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
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Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Strange flower buds - ID??

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Love lies bleeding from seed

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Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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