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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 19:48

Just watered my pots.  Been admiring my agapanthus which are blue as blue this year.  About to collapse.  Hope everyone has a great evening.

fungas-gnats---are-my-seedlings-doomed

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 18:28

Michael - i sometimes get little gnats on my soil in the pots in the GH - never seem to do the plants any harm, but they make me itch just looking at them. I would just wait and see - as folks often say on here they have two chances !

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 12:38

Poor Lizzie - sounds uncomfortable - hope it clears soon.  Will be giving my liatris a wide berth.  Best blame it on the moles

Matty- what a worrying time for you - hope she is ok when you visit, and that it will put your mind at rest.

best get back to staring out the train window...

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 09:24

Mrs G - the first one is not a tree carving - its a carved log we brought back from an Austrian holiday (5€ !) - it has just been strategically placed to blend in with its host tree

plum-tree-split-full-of-fruit

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 08:22

wise words Nut

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 07:34

Mrs G - your conifers reminded me of these fellas - mostly they just get ignored, but everynow and then someone notices them and does a double take !

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/29999.jpg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30000.jpg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 07:20

KEF - all my hair is that colour !

Lavender - how to plant/space out so as to let plants thrive?!

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 07:19

Great advice - thanks Verd and Dove.  My lavendars actually came from Norfolk lavender (well some of them anyway) - on one of my Kings Lynn jollies

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 28/08/2013 at 07:15

Morning Dove, and those yet to come.

Its got that autumn nip in the air these mornings -even though the days are turning out to be scorchers.

London town later - but first I must go water the greenhouse - and count the reddening toms!

brocante-car-boot-sale

Posted: 27/08/2013 at 22:12

No probs lucky3 - I remember songs much earlier back than that.  Its when I start singing Nancy Sinatra ditties that I really give the game away

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