Latest posts by Fairygirl

Pruning and containerising Rhododendron

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:39

That's been the problem then Will. Give it a good soak in a bucket of water till it's totally rehydrated, then tease the roots out before you replant.It'll thank you for it.   It's been trying to grow in spite of it's situation!  

The gloves that changed my life

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:36

Remind me - when is your 21st birthday pansy?  

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:32

Will the Chinese not  mind being taken away though Dove? 

Scrambled eggs for me in a moment, then a bit of general gardeny type stuff as it's cleared up now. 

Joyce - I was saying the other day at work that the horse chestnuts are stunning just now.  


Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:26

If you want a nice foxglove soulboy - just buy one plant. They seed around and you'll never be without them again  

Blitzing a garden rant

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:19

Totally agree Ladybird.  

GD - I'm sure your new neighbours will throughly enjoy seeing your new pond. Hopefully that will creete some interest. If not, you're doing plenty to keep the local wildlfie happy! 

How To Store Broccoli?

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:10

That's true B3. Perhaps we should all contact her and let her know 

I don't drink, but I could try Fruit and Nut or a Picnic deep fried  

How To Store Broccoli?

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:03

Yes - but did you batter it and deep fry it Dove? It's not the real deal otherwise....

What are these bugs ruining my evergreen jasmine?!

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:02

You can wipe them off   

How To Store Broccoli?

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 12:00

Oh yes - much  better! I don't really like Mars bars anyway so I might swap....

Rhododendron Problems

Posted: 14/05/2017 at 11:57

Snap steephill  

Discussions started by Fairygirl

Wildlife photos

Our wildlife photos - from gardens and beyond 
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A Little ditty

If you're feeling down, sing along.....# 
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Camera Talk - part 2

keep posting your non gardening photos here 
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'Twas the night before Christmas...a little homage

for the lovely Forker family  
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Pudsey and Fairygirl's Charity Walk

Our jaunt to The Pentlands for Children in Need  
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The youngsters and their daily ablutions 
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Children in Need Sponsored Walk

Would any of you like to sponsor me on a 12 mile walk? 
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The Fairy Family Holiday

A few little photos 
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Last Post: 16/09/2015 at 08:10

green manure

intended new lawn area - worth trying? 
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forum gremlins

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Bee programme tonight

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spam reported

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Common Swift (moth)

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our building projects

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slugs, snails and bees

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