Dovefromabove


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Hostas

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:59

Glad to hear that it's just work and gardening that have been occupying your time 

Cuttings

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:54

Hi 

This video shows you how to do it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60M1eSDXdJY , but I also find that hydrangeas will develop roots in a vase of water at this time of year, then you can pot them up and they'll grow on quite happily if you keep them in a cool and sheltered place. 

ivy or not ivy that is the question

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:32

Can't see it terribly well but it reminds me a bit of a young thorn-apple plant - often growing from spillage from bird seed - not certain about that but there are similarities - we'd have to wait for a flower to be certain. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:25

Morning KEF  - you have a PM 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:24

Looking forward to this.  Have just arranged to have 12 year old niece staying with us the week before giving her back on the Friday - she's delightful but I'll be in need of gardening therapy over the weekend so this will be very good timing 

Vine Pests

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:15

Without   a picture I can't be sure, but these sound very much like vine leaf galls caused by a small insect.  They're very common - I rarely see a vine without some on the leaves - there is no treatment but don't worry, they don't affect cropping - best just to leave them be. 

Corylus Avellana Contorta

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:05

Glad you're ok - sorry work's getting int he way of gardening   I've discovered work's not good for you - my blood pressure's gone down and so has my weight since I retired!   I think everyone should do it - would save the NHS a fortune 

Corylus Avellana Contorta

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 06:52

Hi Hostafan - good to see you   

Corylus Avellana Contorta

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 06:46

Yes, they're not going to be tall in a hurry - it's because they grow round and about rather than straight up like the ordinary hazels. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 06:44

Good morning all   we got back last night - had a chinese takeaway and went to sleep  all  seems well in the garden - proper inspection to be done later but nothing looks parched and withered so son has done good!

Driving to Lincs on Friday was SO HOT even with the top down - OH kept rubbing my arms and shoulders with sun cream as I was driving along - made lorry drivers chuckle!!!

Had lovely time with his family eating his sister's birthday cake (made by 12 year old niece) and visiting other sister's new horse, and going to pub for cooling drinks.  Not a drop of rain anywhere and still scorchio on the way back yesterday evening!

I've had a quick read back - glad hedgehog is on the road to recovery Fidget.  

The rest of you seem to be coping ok with bites, stings, tvs,  puppies, aubergines and OHs 

 

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