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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 19:25

Hello folks  I'm back from a day travelling around East Anglia with son - somehow a detour to a GC happened and 5 plants leaped into the car !!!

As if I haven't got enough waiting to be planted ................ 

Since joining GW forum,I have been overwhelmed with all the support & advise

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 19:10

Aw, and so say all of us 

Can someone please recommend me great colourful pink/red/ climber :)

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 08:06

What about Actinidia kolomikta?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/plants/plant_finder/plant_pages/16.shtml 

Not something I've grown myself, but it does look very pretty, and carries a lot of pink for a large part of the year. 

Cleaning patio

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 08:03

I would love it if our terrace developed lichens -  have you seen the price of aged stone troughs with lichen on them? http://www.leorec.co.uk/troughs.htm 

I think this might be a case for the Envy thread 

Toil soil advice needed

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 06:15
Have a go Nick wrote (see)

Even if we've had quite a few slugs last year 

just fine to turn over and add manure?

Absolutely fine - it'll be great 

An ENVY thread....

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 06:07

My envy is for people who can make decisions - I'm really struggling to work out whether this garden can cope with a wildlife pond, and if so where it will go 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 06:03

Good morning all  Awake and up early this morning as I'm spending a day travelling around East Anglia with my son 

Temp in the garden only went down to 5.8C last night  and was up to 13.6 yesterday - is this the start of the heat wave?  

Lily, glad you and your friend had a good day - hope she's much better very soon. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/03/2014 at 19:24
Verdun wrote (see)

..................  Heatwave a'coming this weekend folks. Be nice to me or I won't send it your way 

 

I'll make a cake Verdun 

OH has been told he has 3 days gardening to look forward to Sun/Mon/Tuesday 

I'd better make two cakes 

New Allotment, advice please!!

Posted: 06/03/2014 at 18:43

Best bit of advice I was given when I got an allotment - never be afraid to ask 

The other allotmenteers  are full of information and experience of the soil and conditions that you have to work with - and most people are so flattered to be asked for advice

And one other tip - don't try to do it all at once - but remember that Nature abhors a vacuum so if you've got bare soil the weed seeds will find it, so read up a bit on green manures - different types for different times of the year - and don't be afraid to sprinkle a few green manure seeds on part of the allotment and keep that bare soil covered 

Cleaning patio

Posted: 06/03/2014 at 18:37

mjtclayton - can you show us a photograph please - to post a pic click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post and follow the instructions 

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