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Latest posts by Fairygirl

Amazing not one lily beetle !

Posted: 09/07/2015 at 12:35

One lily, two lilies 

They're lovely when they get the chance to grow aren't they?

Help please

Posted: 09/07/2015 at 07:39

I'd think lobelia but you'll find out soon enough if it flowers 

Disappointed ..

Posted: 09/07/2015 at 07:38

I'm sure the supplier will offer you some 'compensation' Verd. 

I'd send cake, but we've eaten it all...


Posted: 09/07/2015 at 07:36

Morning all - dry and sunny here  Hope it's a bit warmer than yesterday though 

Tennis was good last night - apart from the Beeb in it's infinite wisdom deciding to delay showing the start of Andy's match, which meant I recorded the budget and no tennis  There was a lot of grunting here believe me...

Hope Yvie enjoys the divine Miss M.  

Have to go to work in  a minute or three so have a good day and I'll catch up later 


Unusual Bug

Posted: 08/07/2015 at 21:56

He's  a smart fellow Matt 

I meant the beetle - but Bob is too....

Favorite lavenders and other strongly scented plants

Posted: 08/07/2015 at 21:51

Dianthus is always a favourite  for me and sweet peas are hard to beat. 

what wrong with my hydrangea?

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 12:46

Same here cathy - in central/west Scotland. They grow like weeds 

The OP's shrub looks as nut describes. I'd get some nutrition into the soil, keep it well watered, and mulched to keep the moisture in.  Give it some room to breathe too - the more plants there are round it, the more the soil is robbed of moisture and nutrients.

Before and after

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 12:35

Fantastic eve - you must be thrilled  

Lacy phacelia purple tansy everywhere. Cruelty to bees.

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 07:44

I'd love some as well a1154 if you have enough 

PM me if you're able to get some and I'll send you the postage.


Posted: 07/07/2015 at 07:42

Morning all - very damp here but I ordered all the rain specially for my grass seed...

I didn't feel guilty watching the tennis at all Dove - absolutely tremendous. Recorded some as I had to go out. Eventually saw it this morning at half five 

Hope chicky hasn't done anything naughty if we've to watch the papers...

Welcome Happygrower -we're all mad here apart from me 

Think you're right about pdoc Lesley - I was wondering where he'd gone. Hope he's ok

Have to go to work - have a good day all 

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