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Latest posts by donutsmrs

lilac tree cuttings

Posted: 23/05/2013 at 18:07

Good luck nikki.

Celeriac info

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 18:02

I'm with welshonion, I have never got a Celeriac bigger than a tennis ball either. They are a lovely veg though. You can bake them, fry them, steam them even mash them in with your mash potato, so versatile. 

lilac tree cuttings

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 17:55

Hi Nikki I have successfully grown two Lilac trees grown from cuttings, I just pulled new shoots off dipped them in rooting powder and potted them up,  I have got these in large pots. As you can see it is flowering very well and the perfume is lovely. I have had them for about 5 years and they flower like this every year.


Sentimental Tool

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 20:19

I still use my Dads garden spade and fork. I can always remember him using them even when I was a child. He has been gone 24 years now and I have no idea how old they are but I treasure them and miss him dreadfully.

What are the fields of yellow flowers I see everywhere now? " />

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 20:13

I call them sunshine fields because they always look so sunny and bright.

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 20:07

We visited the Keukenhof in Holland in April. It was a beautiful sight to see, so many tulips, just breathtaking, and the perfume from the Hyacinths was just unbelievable.


 The Tulip Fields


heloo every one

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 19:36

Hi Gail welcome to the site. I have left the greenfly to the wildlife and have found this works perfectly too, the blue tits do a brilliant job. If you have any questions about plants etc there are some very knowledgeable people on this site to help you out. I have called on their services many times. Hope you have a great time in your garden

The Swifts are Back

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:49

Thank you for all your commenst. Its lovely that some of you are seeing swallows, I never see them here which is a shame. The swifts know it is nearly summer, shame the weather doesn't

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:32

GillyL you are on the map. Hope I've put you in the correct place.

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They are so lovely 
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Web site problem 
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The sound of summer has arrived 
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Still no emails

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