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Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 20:32

Glad you had a lovely day Liri. Congrats to OH and his troupe  

Like your 'towel' comment too 

I got my back grass cut ( that sounds a bit rude  )   I dug a lot of grit into the soil to help drainage because of the rainfall. It seems to be doing the trick. It had dried out well. The grass in the front is mostly moss so no cutting needed yet! 

I've recorded the Ireland prog so will watch it tomorrow if I get a chance. 

Bottomless strawberry planter?

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 20:06

Can't see why it would be a problem at all lb. 

The only issue is that you're using up space in a bed that you could use for something else. You could always make a stand of some kind for it, or place it on top of an upturned pot of a similar size, and then put it in another part of your garden if you have a suitable spot 

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 19:59

I'm certainly not getting a lie in - is it too much to hope that I'll get a cup of tea made for me when I get home?  

I don't think you've been lazy at all fidget. That's a fair bit of work done. Nice when it's productive too. Did you sell the man a plant instead? 

Gardeners World- what's going on ?

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 19:55

I was likin the lichen Kitty  

They grow in the most inhospitable parts of the landscape. Real survivors. There were some lovely little ones inside the summit cairn on a Glenshee Munros I was on last year. They cling to gaps in the rock and produce these tiny little coloured 'spores', for want of a better word, which look like tiny flowers.

Some plants are big and blousy and you can see them for miles. Others need to be sat beside and examined in detail, close up. All part of the wonderful plant tapestry. 

Bit like people I suppose 

Gardeners World- what's going on ?

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 19:34

Beechgrove  starts on Thursday Kitty, so it'll be next Sunday for England and Wales

I think there's quite a few, nut...

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 19:26

Wish it was back with the clocks T'bird 

I'm not doing toms this year as I don't have the growhouse any more, and I've done a cold frame instead! I'll need to have a think about a new spot for a greenhouse of some kind though. I do like my home grown toms and they can't grow outdoors here. I'm nowhere near making a decision about clems.

Can't tell you how angry and upset it makes me when I look at that site. I'm hoping it'll be too cold for any tw*ts to be there early tomorrow. 

Enjoy your G&T 

Gardeners World- what's going on ?

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 19:20

I enjoyed the lichens.They're a big feature of our landscape up here, and rarely get a mention anywhere

I just fast forward the bits I'm not interested in - which can be quite a lot  

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 19:13

Cloggie - be brave 

As wisteria is quite a light colour (or white) it would set it off well if you have a dark background. I have a dark clematis on my screen, which is painted a soft green. The contrast is really nice. 

Look forward to your pix anyway - hope it flowers well  

What fruit are you growing LP? I love that wall!

Jelly like substance

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 18:45

Glad you enjoyed that ladies!  

If they'd been wearing denim, would it have been a 'jean' pool.....  

Hello Forkers - March Thread

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 18:40

Or windburn Hosta!

You're probably right I expect there would be a coastal breeze too  

I think Scotland had the highest temps today. It was around 18 or 19 in bonny Aboyne. 

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