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Daffodil Bulbs

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 07:36
Chrissy wrote (see)

I was just going to keep them in the attic until the harsh frost had gone then put the tubs in the garden!

nutcutlet really?!

when is best to plant them? 

As Nutcutlet says - plant them outside in the ground now - spring bulbs should be planted outside from mid September to mid October, but it'll be ok to plant them now. 

Plant small bulbs 3 to 4 inches deep and the larger ones about 6 inches deep. 

They're tough as old boots and will be fine in the snow and frost and will cheer you up as they peek through in the spring.

Don't be tempted to clear snow away from them as they're peeking through - it will actually keep them protected from the worst of the cold temperatures.


Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 07:29

Fidget ((hugs))

Maybe bootcamp is an idea - what about a few days 'assessment' in a residential home - you could call it respite for your mum. 



Posted: 19/11/2014 at 21:24

Our Hefty stopped coming to the terrace for food at the beginning of November.  Think he's under the heap of runner bean haulms and hay that are stacked in a sheltered corner.

searching for unusual plants

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 21:19

Rosa glauca is available here



Posted: 19/11/2014 at 17:35

Hefty's snuggled away snoozing

Don't think radish goes with pork chop

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 17:29

I'm sure it doesn't seem long ago that you were rodding your mum's drains KEF


Posted: 19/11/2014 at 14:10

Message received and understood Matty


Posted: 19/11/2014 at 11:10

Hello folks - we're back home (via calling in at Nut's for coffee yesterday morning).  Broad beans and peas growing well - pigeons have kept away from the broccoli and cabbage - and my new clematis has just burst into flower!!!

I've had a quick read back to check on you all - ((hugs)) to everyone, but specially to Matty ((Matty hugs))

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 10:53

Matty ((hugs)) positive thoughts on their way to you.

If it's any help, my daughter's godmother had it in her right breast and had the mastectomy just after my daugher was born and made a great recovery. Sod's law meant that she had a totally unrelated tumour in her left breast ten years later.  That was nearly 30 years ago and she 's still hale and hearty.  

I really really hope that your treatment is just as successful and don't let the b****** get you down.  Do feel that you can come on here and offload whenever you want to, if it helps ((hugs)).

Overgrown climbing rose

Posted: 19/11/2014 at 10:46

Hi Sthlndngrower

Have a look at the videos here



They're very clear and straightforward and I'm sure you'll find the information you need.

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