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Such a handsome chap

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 12:53

I was pulling up the wallflowers in the front garden when I found this handsome chap. No wonder the Hostas in that bed are so free from damage. Mr Toad the Gardeners friend 


Posted: 16/06/2016 at 11:21

Hosta - where's the topsoil going?  Is that for between the polytunnels? 

Fig not fruiting

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 10:16

Pruning advice for figs here 


Posted: 16/06/2016 at 09:55

So have I Hosta, and I haven't eaten lots, but I've not lost 3lbs ............. s'not fair 

Lupin help!!

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 09:53

I would deadhead the lupin, then it'll bulk out rather than putting it's strength into producing seeds.  Then next spring you can take some basal cuttings - they'll grow true to the parent plant.  The plants grown from seeds may not be like the parent plant as they are likely to have been cross-pollinated. 


Posted: 16/06/2016 at 09:49


LilyP ((hugs))

Hosta - have you eaten anything since OH went Up Country? I'm sure he left you loads of meals.

Salt water gargling has been going on here for the past couple of days 


Posted: 16/06/2016 at 07:49

full Scottish??? Oooh yes please Bushman. I'll be out of the bathroom in five mins :)


Posted: 16/06/2016 at 07:46

Thank you Pat :) OH has set off on his bike - his first day back since our holiday  

I shall jump in the shower and out again quickly as we're expecting a Yodel delivery and I want to be dressed when it arrives!!!

Poppy blight

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 07:22

I think it's down to warm wet weather. I'd nip off and bin any bits that look mouldy but otherwise I'd leave things alone and wait for the weather to improve. I don't like using fungicides. Not good for human biology or the many important micro-organisms who share the planet with us. 

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