Dovefromabove


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Lilac

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 11:36

It's against a west facing wall, but the  part that looks poorly is taller than the wall and therefore exposed to the freezing north-easterly winds we in the East of England have endured recently ... maybe that's what's done the damage?   Whereabouts are you, geographically speaking? 

Resurrected Twelve

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 10:48

Joyce, I've just bought an Actaea from Sarah Raven ... couldn't resist it ... where have you got yours and how tall has it got ... I'm not sure where I'm going to put this one ... 

Resurrected Twelve

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 10:37

Morning all 


Awake is one of the JH publications LB ............. I don't engage in conversations with strangers on the doorstep either 


If there's anyone getting more sunshine than they need could they please give it a nudge over here ... flippin chilly again 

Monkey puzzle

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 10:31

You won't kill it, but it'll look flippin' ugly - there's one near here that someone has done that to, poor thing.  It's a tree for big spaces ................ 

Hydrangeas

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 10:25

It's frost damage - there's a lot of it about   The plants will recover 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 10:11

Just had a lovely long phone chat with a happy Wonky, followed by another with her brother ...now for a coffee and some list writing ... a short shopping list and a longer To Do list for the garden 


Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 08:00

 Gorgeous Pat 

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 07:20

Hello Pat   She was indeed a remarkable woman - however I know that Ma felt that she and her siblings had been left to be cared for mainly by the housemaid (every middle class home had one back then) and rather resented the time their mother spent on 'good works'. Swings and roundabouts I suppose - and times were very different. 


We've been sitting in bed listening to a song thrush singing somewhere out there. He's been at it for over an hour ... Wonderful 

Water problem

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 07:04

Right ... I think I'm getting the picture. It sounds similar to the problem Wonky Womble has spoken of on another thread. She's bought a connector that attaches a hosepipe to her kitchen tap and trails the hose out of her window and down to her garden. She just ha to be careful to keep the pressure down so it doesn't squirt indoors!

Christian Kitchens Dukinfield Reviews(13)

Posted: 06/05/2017 at 06:38

We don't care!  We're gardeners


Reported. 

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