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Frost tonight!!!???

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 19:06

I've just checked the Met Office forecast for East Anglia and it talks of the possibility of a ground frost tonight in western parts of this region!!!

Don't know about the rest of you but check the Met Office website and fleece your tender plants if you're in the 'wrong area'!!!



Posted: 07/06/2015 at 17:23

Lots of potting on and up done - everything tidied away and a weak Campari and soda has been taken - now to make ratatouille, hummus tzatziki  and grilled lamb steaks 

Clematis cuttings

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 17:07

I don't have a heated propagator - they'll just have to manage without - cross your fingers folks!


Posted: 07/06/2015 at 17:06

Fresh young nettles are delicious steamed, chopped and stirred into creamy mashed potatoes

Clematis only flowering at top

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 15:25

My pink montana is just losing it's petals and the white grandiflora is about a fortnight behind it - they're in quite a shady spot overhung by the ashtrees .


Posted: 07/06/2015 at 15:22

We are thanks Pdoc   I've been potting up and potting on under the sunshade on the terrace with GQT and now some Trollope for company, OH has vac'd out the car for me (lots of crumbs from pasties eaten down by the harbour after visiting Ma) and the robins have been helping themselves to mealworms on the terrace

Some lamb leg steaks are marinating in herby lemon and EVOO to go with a ratatouille for supper - I agree - think summer's here

Wonky - I've got too many petunias - I'll pot them up so they can grow on and you can have them next time I visit

Clematis only flowering at top

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 14:47

It sounds like one of the C. Montanas - I find that what they tend to do is to run along the trellis top of our fence and flower there making an absolute picture.  Whatever I do they don't want to flower lower down, so I let them grow up then train them horizntally along the trellis fence top and plant smaller type clematis to flower lower down.


Posted: 07/06/2015 at 13:10

When you dig them out you'll find that stinging nettle roots are yellow - get all of them out and you're halfway to success

Plant ID

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 13:06
Edd wrote (see)

You have two different plants in there. The flower is Bacopa 'Scopia Great Pink Beauty'

No wonder I was confused - I'm not good at bedding type plants at the best of times

Clematis cuttings

Posted: 07/06/2015 at 12:41

Thanks Dave - so if I put them on the stone floor of the mini greenhouse they'll be shady but fairly warm - fantastic

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