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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:02

Just in (Pilates, not working hard) - and am so crackered i'm heading off for bed.  But not before I confess a trip to GC at lunch time for some dusky pink gazanias, nicotianas and petunias to fill my final border gaps ...... wouldn't be able to sleep without getting that off my chest.  Hopefully home early enough tomorrow to plant them out.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 06:46

If i'd known it was a race i would have posted before i went for a wander round the garden to see if any of my new plantings had been munched (all is well).  But i didn't, so will have to make do with bronze...

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 20:39

Fidget - they look stunning.  If you have some spare i would love some

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Posted: 15/06/2014 at 18:57

Scary GH scenes KEF - hate flappy things in enclosed spaces too

Marathon planting weekend successfully completed.  Not many more gaps left in the borders and watering duty seriously shortened.  Been pretty cold and cloudy here but no rain.

inspired by Fergus G on Wednesday, i am now reading Christopher Lloyds biography ..... what a mother 

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Posted: 15/06/2014 at 00:58

Wrong result - but i have seen worse.  The youngsters were great

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Posted: 14/06/2014 at 23:59

Still here Panda - not too shabby so far ..... 

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Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:26

 

Got lots of plants planted out - about 40 rudbeckias, some cosmos and some dahlias. More cosmos and lupins tomorrow, and then i'm done.

Fairy - slugs and snails decimating one of my clematis too - little alpine one - they are climbing up the rose and munching from there.  Keep thinking i have got it high enough to be out of danger, and then the munching starts again.

Footie tonight will mean its a late one - I'll be up til the final whistle if anyone wants to chat !

Our meadow is finally coming to something ..... thanks Nut

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49389.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49392.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Buzzy and fluttery things love it

Shrub id

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:15

Tiny green berries that don't come to much.  Not selling it well am I.  However, it is worth keeping for its autumn colour and the fact it is a bee magnet

Shrub id

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:14

No - the first picture i posted shows the flowers in their full glory ( i said they were inconspicuous!!).

it could well be something that has seeded there rather than been planted.

Shrub id

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 19:10

Its definitely deciduous - will google sophora

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Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Anyone know a good one? 
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