Dovefromabove


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Geranium germination

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 12:11

My one Ger. Rozanne is now three   It needed to be dug up and potted up to wait for a new home in the sunnier bed we're creating;  it'll be happier there than where it's been on the Shady Bank - so providing they survive the rather savage root pruning they've experienced, one of them is for you Wonky   And don't forget, there's a rather huge Geum Totally Tangerine ready and waiting for you too. 

Mystery climber

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 11:20

It's really a 'conservatory plant' in the UK - gorgeous isn't it?

Geranium germination

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 11:11

If the worst comes to the worst Wonky, mine has reappeared - I'll split it and pot them up then if yours doesn't you can have one of mine

Message received and understood re gardening vouchers - and a day out to a GC to spend them might be on the cards

Weeping willow planting along eroding bank

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 11:08

Around here they're using brushwood faggots to protect and stabilise river banks

here's a picture and description of how they work

http://coppice-products.co.uk/product-type/faggots/

Geranium germination

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 09:59
WonkyWomble wrote (see)

Thanks Nut and Flumpy, that's very reassuring! I will try more of this patience thing then 

That'll be a novelty for you

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 09:45

Morning SGL

I might join you on the sofa with the knitting later ... once I've been to the GC, sown some seeds and organised a meal or two

pruning honesuckle

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 09:43

Hi Sallya

I'd cut it back hard now - new fences are expensive (I speak from experience) - and give it some Fish, Blood and Bone.  I'm pretty convinced it'll flower fine in the summer, but even if it misses a year it's better than a new fence

Advice on weed burners please..

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 09:37
Bonsai-Marc wrote (see)

the salt and vinegar goes on the weeds, in cracks , not into flower beds etc

And when it rains it runs off into the flower beds

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 09:33
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Morning all. Dove, methinks foot shooting  !!!!  ...

Ah, but I got what I wanted, a feisty individual with a strong character for a daughter - there have been times when I thought, 'What have I done???'   But she's turned out absolutely great in the end - things definitely improved when she discovered gardening

Morning Hosta, Wonky, Hazel, Clari and the rest of you ((hugs))

Red Robin shrub

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 08:35

Hi Scarletfloss

Could we have a photo please, and some details of the soil and any feeding/watering regime?

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