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Topsoil help needed

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 08:30

A spit is the depth of the blade of your spade, so what Mike means is to dig it to that depth

starting a cottage garden

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 08:27

That's the lovely thing about cottage gardens - there are no rules, no real styles, just grow what you like and what you need and move it about until it looks happy and makes you happy 

Lawn re-sowing dilema

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 08:02

Chuckle 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 08:01
MrsGarden wrote (see)

That's it...

Fidget, yes yes yes

pleeease cherry brandy

Whoever )dove?) had lime icecream - was that prompted by key lime pie on masterchef?

Night all.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/features/the-ten-best-ice-creams-1727647.html?action=gallery&ino=4

Love it 

Lawn re-sowing dilema

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 07:58

Totally agree with Verdun and Fairygirl 

Except ........ where Verdun says "........ then sow seed from opposite direction...."  I think he means ".... sow it at right angles to the first sowing .... "  don't you Verdun?

 

Rose cuttings: timing

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 06:59

Maybe we're talking about 'air-layering' - the talk of 'bags' suggests that to me.

Although why one would bother to air-layer a rose when cuttings strike so easily I'm not sure 

Clematis

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 06:25

My clematis viticella venosa violacae arrived from Taylors the other day, looking very healthy - it'll be planted shortly 

I have a Duchess of Edinburgh in this garden and I've grown it before elsewhere - it seems to take a while to get going and has been quite fussy about where it lives, really not liking much direct sun - once it gets going it's a beautiful thing 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 05:58

Good morning folks   Wide awake at 5am again!!!  Getting up early yesterday has triggered the old body clock alarm!  Never mind - I've padded around the garden in my pjs, dressing gown and crocs, smiling broadly at the Lovely Builder's handiwork   I'll take some pics later on.  

Hefty's been about and made a right mess on the terrace, bits of his supper scattered around while he picks out his favourite bits, and he's left the usual 'deposit' 

Muntjacs

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 05:45

Driving home from son's yesterday evening, two muntjac grazing in the middle of a stubble field a couple of hundred yards from the A12.

Welcome to the potting shed

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 05:36

Welcome Steve 

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