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Latest posts by Daintiness

pergola - wisteria or clematis?

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 23:26

I have a thornless rose - Mortimer Sackler ( terrible name, lovely rose) and a clematis - The President on my arch. The rose is no bother I just tie it in and prune lightly in early spring - no thorns. there are quite a few available. The clematis also gets cut down in early spring and is covered with blooms all summer.

Spawn 2014

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 23:09

Hi Mrs G, Couldn't believe my eyes - over 60!! Never had so many frogs...can't wait till the toads arrive to spawn, hoping they will be in spectacular numbers too   

A collection of unknown plants requiring identifying.

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 23:03

1 sickly rosemary

2 pink

3 pulmonaria

4 euphorbia

5 lilies

6 ? post again in a few weeks when we can see more

7 hardy geranium - just break bits off and pot up, all should take. very easy to propagate.

Spawn 2014

Posted: 09/03/2014 at 19:03

Hi Lead farmer the image above is just one I found on google to illustrate an easy entry point for amphibians. The other pictures I have posted are my pond.

Gardeners World 2014 BBC2

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 21:49

Aah! Now why didn't I think of that  Well done!

Gardeners World 2014 BBC2

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 21:12

Thanks. I would have missed it too. Had to reach for the subtitiles button when the sound disappeared half way through - very annoying! Great to have Monty and Nigel back.

Spawn 2014

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 20:37

Thanks Forester. If you click on my picture to enlarge and then zoom in, you can see all the clumps of frogspawn - about 30 so far!

Cats in the graden

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 19:42

Have a look at this, as mentioned on another thread on special offer on amazon at the moment.

Butterfly sightings 2014

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 17:58

I saw my first


 butterflies of the year today - but was only quick enough to photo one sunning itself.

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