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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 21:04

Seems to be nut. Nice little flowers - multi headed  

Growing tomatoes from seed

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 21:00

Remember to give them plenty of ventilation once you have them in the greenhouse too Sarah. A closed greenhouse gets astonishingly hot even in the earlier months. 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 20:53

'Cheerfulness' is lovely nut. There's a yellow version of it which is quite a subtle yellow. Nice scent  

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 20:20

Not sure why they're not more widely grown GD. Lovely little plants and no problems with them. I love the seedheads 


I must get some frits nut. Don't know why I haven't before now  

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 20:00

I love their feathery stems  Hefty 

I bought them as small plants GD, but they do seed around quite happily. I have some white ones and a reddish/violet coloured one but they're not in flower yet.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 18:50

Hee hee- you're on the naughty step now Hostie! 


Dovefromabove wrote (see)


I've been playing with a warm hosepipe in the back garden,     


I got slightly worried there for a moment....

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 18:16

That was kind of her Verd. Did you ask for seconds? 

I fed my grass, sowed some more sweet peas and potted up some Acidantheras - handy in the sunnier border. Also sowed the harebells I got - they are so tiny!  

Mini cloche (green house type)

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 18:10

Ta philippa  

Think I put a bit of chicken wire across the bulk of the pond last year. Birds could get in to bathe and drink but the spawn was relatively safe. I rescued several little froglets once they were out and about so at least some managed the 'Great Escape' 

Hopefully some will eventually come back once they're big enough 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 18:04

Really taking shape Hefty. Nice when you start seeing the end product after all the work  

Couple of little bits of spring today

drumstick primula


and the only pasqueflower that's open




How deep for pond marginals?

Posted: 03/04/2016 at 17:38

You can always put a brick or something similar onto shelves that are too deep and sit your pots on that. 

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