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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 14/06/2015 at 08:27

Panda, Hefty, Flowers, Dacha, Will and Lesley......some lovely photos there - made me smile to see so much loveliness

A couple from our patch to add to the party



Posted: 14/06/2015 at 08:20

Morning all - I'm going on am adventure too  Pics will be taken

But first I have to drop littlest chicklet at her first day at work.....sounds very grown up. Won't be the first time I have arrived at a GC before it opens its doors.

Glad your tummy is feeling better Lesley - just spotted your Miss B on the other thread - gorgeous

And make sure you pop in here this evening Hosta - there will be pics,and chat, and wise words, and .....possibly .....cake (i'll bring you a slice home from Woodys)


Posted: 13/06/2015 at 22:03

Welcome back LilyP Glad you had a lovely time.  Enjoy your walk tomorrow Fairy, hope you get some good views.  And great news Matty - fingers crossed for the introductory dog session.

off to get some beauty sleep now - big day tomorrow

Plants wilting :(

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 21:20

Booootiful  Love a happy ending here


Posted: 13/06/2015 at 11:49

hi Dacha and Denise

Photos welcome on here too, as is chat, coffee* and cake (*other beverages also available).  There is a picture thread too - Garden Pictures 2015 - that one is nice as it keeps all the photos in a place thats easy to find.  On dark, grey days I like starting at the beginning of the picture threads and gradually working my way through the seasons - makes me smile.  You can't do that on this Forker thread, unless you have lots of free time, inordinate patience and unlimited broadband


Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:57

Just read the review about the musical Wonky ... Isn't life full of strange coincidences - they have made it into a film too......and it all revolves around gardening  Your other name isn't Olivia Coleman is it 

shaded woodland garden

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:53

Hosta.   We'll skip over the bit about fools seldom differ shall we

shaded woodland garden

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:30

We have Hostas next to said shuttlecock ferns.  Sum and Substance - monsters, and seem immune to slugs ....or maybe the toads down there are earning their keep

shaded woodland garden

Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:24

You could try foxgloves and some ferns.  Ferns don't" bloom", but they add a lovely fresh green to the scene.  We have a stand of shuttlecock ones growing in a similar situation


Posted: 13/06/2015 at 10:12

Nicotiana smell great in the evening, and are easy to get in GCs.  Stocks are lovely too, but I have always grown them from seed - not sure if the GCs sell them as bedding plants

Discussions started by chicky

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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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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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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