Yay! The stalks have finished doing their job - have you got a greenhouse or conservatory you can put the pumpkins in to finish off? Otherwise I'd bring them indoors and put them by a sunny window
Clari, there's a lot to be said for a proper mop and bucket - even if it's just for sloshing someone around the chops if the occasion demands it
I know it's been a good season for squashes of all sorts, but what a whopper!
That's what I though Nut - looks exactly like the one in my border
It looks like Ceratostigma willmottianum aka Chinese plumbago to me
Andy42 says:.... I have put a membrane at the bottom of the bed, so they might not come in so readily......
.... I have put a membrane at the bottom of the bed, so they might not come in so readily......
They'll arrive ... don't you worry
Looks like it to me too. I'd ease them up gently and plant them out where you can space them out a bit more.
Any left Fairy? I could do with another mug full
I had some pop up this year in my Wilderness border behind the pond - goodness knows where they came from, and they didn't really look right there, but I didn't have they heart to pull them up until they'd gone over
Well said Chicky - I totally agree