Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 11:19

The Under Gardener has sent me back indoors - despite sunshine I felt shivery outside and he has prescribed another day on the sofa and more aspirin, honey and hot lemon - he says he's an experienced enough Under Gardener not to need supervising when turning the compost - apparently I point out the obvious 


He's right, he's pulled up the squashes and raked over the bed ready to sow with broad beans without any instruction at all 


He says he needs me to be well enough to make tonight's supper - that's my only job today.  Kettle is on and feet are up.  


It's just that I'm getting frustrated - I want to move some plants around ........... 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 10:18


Still lots of colour in the garden 



Rosa Bonica


Aster Little Carlow and Rudbeckia Goldsturm


My Naked Boys looking a little dishevelled 



This begonia just won't stop!

Enough is enough

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 09:49

What!?!?!?  There's no slugs or snails in Canada?????????? Where's my passport?  ....

Enough is enough

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 09:24

"There's no such thing as a bad dog - just a bad owner."  


John Grogan author

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 08:11
fidgetbones says:

How much notice have you to give for your old work, Wonky?


See original post

 Think she had to give a months notice. She hasn't got any leave to take so she'll have to work all of it. 

Derby Bean Bush Plants May Have Diseases - How do I treat?

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 08:02

Put them outside. The light indoors is much less than outside - even by a big window. If you don't believe me use a camera light meter and measure it. I think you'll be surprised. If you're interested in science that will be a good thing to do. 

Last edited: 03 October 2016 08:03:23

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 07:48

Have a good day Wonky 


Reasonable night here - a bit of coughing but I got back to sleep ok. 


It looks a lovely day out there 

Mystery Plant

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 15:13

Wild Arum ? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arum_maculatum

Chartreuse plant

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 15:04

Doesn't look like a Tanacetum to me.

Heather looks like it's dying, not sure what to do!

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 14:54

Whilst I hate to generalise or cast aspersions on anyone - most florists' expertise is in plants that have no roots 

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