Latest posts by Fairygirl

Tiny seedlings identities

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 14:17

There's a few foxgloves in there too wakeshine. Could be primulas - they do look like that when tiny. 

A little clump of bittercress - top left corner of pic. Small green rounded leaves and reddish stems. Pull that out before it flowers and seeds  

There's also something half way down the right hand side of the 1st pic which has emptied a load of seeds by the look of it! 

Clematis Pruning - When should I do it?

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 14:11

Sorry Tfarmer - I went out to get on since it was dry!

You can pretty much take off as much as you want with a mature montana. I used to prune quite often at this time of year - mainly just for keeping it where I wanted it. The more you take off now, the fewer flowers you'll get next spring as they flower on the mature  growth that's already there. It won't do any harm 

If you feel it's unsuitable for the position it's in, you can hack it back next year and move it, or train it in another direction.

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 13:59

Rain came on just as I was leaving to collect daughter from work - managed to get the washing in...

Supposed to be a half decent day tomorrow Joyce. Can't make my mind up whether to walk or try and get on with the outside stuff here. It's a right pain....so much to do and not enough dry days...

Can he come up here afterwards Dove, pretty please  

Normal for Norfolk???

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 13:53

Yeh but those extra fingers and toes come in handy Wonks.....

I'll get me coat...

need to - raining again....

Paint colour for this wall?

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 13:50

That's superb Ppauper. I take it there's a bin or something behind that? 

That would be quite easy to make too. Brilliant for an awkward corner or in a small courtyard or something.  

Paint colour for this wall?

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 12:17

Ooh err....I'm washing my hair that day BM....

I'm my father's daughter - have always done things myself. You learn as you go. One day I might even be quite good.....

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 12:14

Do you think it's because both those plants are widely grown, so there's a big demand, so they charge more.....

Utterly ridiculous anyway.

I've been doing 'stuff' outside since it's actually been dry this morning. Mostly constructing to finish the new border, but a bit of hacking and slashing too.  

Gathered up the huge bundle of sweet peas which had been battered by the weather, and hoiked them up a bit. All deadheaded and loads of flowers still to come. Quite satisfying. 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 12:09

Just posted on it Dove - hilarious. The world is bonkers right enough. 

Re Princess Anne - yes - if you survive visiting Balmoral and it's surroundings on a regular basis, a chest infection wouldn't stop you doing much....

Note to self - don't hang out a white wash after painting timber with black paint, unless you've washed your hands thoroughly.....

Sounds like you're having a lovely time obelixx. I think you deserve it after all your organising and grafting.

Is that rain on it's way yet Joyce - it's looking dubious here and the wind's got up  

Normal for Norfolk???

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 12:03

I scrolled down Dove...I'm very concerned about the cow.....

I'm now wondering if the powers that be might want to send a team out to rescue the football trapped in the pine tree along the road....

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 09/09/2016 at 09:27

The rain has gone off....do you think it's safe for me to go outside and attempt any woodworking items before it arrives again...

Blame it on the ale BL  

KT Tunstall on Radio 2 - she's fabulously fabulous. Doing the Scottish Proms tomorrow night - daughter is very annoyed that she has to work  

Rigth - I'm off. Adios, and have a smashing day everyone 

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