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What have you learnt this year in the garden?

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 16:47

It gets arder...arder to get-up from me knees.. arder to straighten me back....knees signalling imminent replacement.....spade gets eavier.....oh it's ard!

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 16:27

Rude, moi???  No  innuendo either, just couldn't fathom why you wouldn't have minded your SPs being ready a month later.  

For the record, I've always spoken highly of Nigel Don too.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:02
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

Well what's good enough for Monty is good enough for me 

 

I'm sure you don't mean that!  Or did you mean you wouldn't have mined waiting for another month? 

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 12:37
Orchid Lady wrote (see)

I've made my own for my other sweet peas, that are still quite small and nowhere near flowering, 12 ft bamboo canes tied together 

 

I understand, OL, something 6 to 8ft will be perfectly adequate.

My previous post was just a general one really.

Oh, btw....Monty Don won't be cutting his for another month.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 10:45

Perhaps it might be worth mentioning here.....please don't me lulled into buying those silly little, fancy obelisks (sometimes made of willow or metal) which are not much more than a metre high and being sold as sweet pea supports......they are just totally inadequate.

Looking for an unusual sized shed - 3ft x 4ft

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 08:40

Fiona - There outlets who just supply sheds and others who make and supply them.

I think you'll find those who make & supply, will make one to your own requirements....we have at least three in my home town who will do this.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 22:43
Busy-Lizzie wrote (see)
David K wrote (see)

Been to the dentist today.....why oh why, do they always say 'have a good rinse', while you're lying flat on your back??  

 

David, you are supposed to sit up before rinsing!

Lovely evening, we ate supper outside. Not as muggily hot as yesterday.

Verdun, you mentioned taking a selfie, you haven't taken any photos of your garden for ages, are you intending sending any this year? Please.

 

Yep, but they have the rise & fall peddle....perhaps if they said I'll just straighten you up, then have a rinse.  

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 22:32

They look really healthy, OL.....perhaps my only reservation would be if their supports have enough height.

Enjoy the fragrance.  

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 22:05

Phew!!! We got there....I knew we would.

Thanks for the hug. I can go back to sleep now.

PS. Remember to keep cutting them and don't let them go to seed.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 18:38

Been to the dentist today.....why oh why, do they always say 'have a good rinse', while you're lying flat on your back??  

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