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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 29/06/2012 at 15:31

Rain and wind again again in Bournemouth not nice at all. Heard on the radio this morning that there is no sign of prolonged sunshine for at least the next two weeks. Where has our summer gone? 

Geoff, how do you get those brilliant pictures on here? Its so cute.

Gardeners World - not back for 4 weeks!

Posted: 29/06/2012 at 15:19

Yes, I've seen the listings for next week Kate, Hampton Court is on Thursday at 9pm and Friday at 9pm as well. Hooray!!!  

Not too sure about Alan Titchmarsh Love you Garden, seems a bit like Ground Force, Still, I will give it another go.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/06/2012 at 18:38

It has been really hot and sunny here in Bournemouth today. It is now very cloudy and the wind has picked up quite a lot, it really looks like it is going rain. Still very warm though. 

Talkback: Seed germination

Posted: 28/06/2012 at 18:21
I have had the same problem with Celeriac. Three times I've sown these and at last I've got one that is growing well, yes only one. They just haven't germinated well at all. My carrots have been the same, they are now coming up in my veg patch so here's hoping.

Talkback: Growing herbs

Posted: 26/06/2012 at 18:44
I have got two small pots of mint and a pot the rosemary and a bay tree. I am going to have a go at growing Coriander, never grown it before. Couldn't live without my herbs, if nothing else the smell of them is just wonderful.

Gardeners World - not back for 4 weeks!

Posted: 25/06/2012 at 19:17

If they have to make room for endless boring sport, why can't they put GW on BBC3 or BBC4,  or better still put all the sport on there, at least Alan Titchmarsh starts on ITV on Tuesday. Come on BBC start listening to what people are saying. 

fusias

Posted: 22/06/2012 at 17:53

I grow a lot of Fuchsias and all of mine are in black plastic pots and thrive really well. As sotongeoff said, not all are frost hardy so I over winter mine in a heated greenhouse and even the Fuchsias that are meant to be hardy go into the greenhouse. I love them and find them so easy to grow and look after.

Jasmine

Posted: 21/06/2012 at 19:37

Hi Lucy I do trim mine back in early spring before it starts bursting into life. It always seems to get through the winter ok, I do move it to a more sheltered spot in the winter so that may help. 

Jasmine

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 18:02

Hi Lucy, I have got a jasmin, mine is in a pot. When I first got it I thought the same as you, it seemed to stop growing and I thought it was dying. But it grew really well the next year and now its so lovely. I don't do anything to mine only make sure it is watered well as its in a pot and fed well. Oh, and the scent it gives off is just amazing.  I'm sure you haven't done anything wrong. Good luck.

Where have all the birds gone?

Posted: 20/06/2012 at 17:46

Lunarz, I haven't seen Springwatch but I would have to disagree with what they have said as I've  seen adult sparrows feeding their young from my feeders and Blue Tits are doing the same with their young. Looking out of the kitchen window this afternoon there were 10 sparrows on one feeder.

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