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bulbs!

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 14:34

Lilies can be planted now Loganberry. There's lots of things in GCs just now too. Also , you can buy bulbs 'in the green' just now such as Snowdrops and Aconites etc. If you have a quick search online you'll find specialist  bulb companies which will give you some info. I got a load from Gee Tee bulbs last autumn and they were excellent to deal with.

 I'm thinking of trying some Acidanthera this year - the more delicate and attractive Gladiolus. More subtle than the Dame Ednas...

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 14:26

Fidget - we'll have to have a discussion about Line of Duty - isn't it incredible!  I have to keep quiet at work the next morning as my friend doesn't see it till Thursday night. Can't wait to see what happens - but will miss it terribly when it finishes. 

Weather has cleared here. Work done, shopping done, will get washing out shortly when it's done. Lunch eaten. I seem to be very organised today. Not sure how that happened...

Revolution Dove...count me in  

Help . . . how do I make my brown lawn green again?!!

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 14:17

Hi Josephinus - if you can post a pic that would help enormously. If you click on the tree icon on the toolbar above the window for your post it will give you instructions.

A few questions though - what was the condition of the soil you laid the turf on and what aspect is the lawn - ie north facing south facing etc. Also, is it in shade - from other buildings or trees/hedges? Is the ground soggy, compacted or stoney?

All these things can have a bearing on how well grass grows. Any extra info wil be a help in determining the problem. 

Help identify this plant with red buds

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 08:01

snap nut! 

Help identify this plant with red buds

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 08:01

Hi Danae,  click on the  tree icon on the toolbar at the top of window where you type your post, and follow the instructions to help you post a pic. 

The red 'bulbs' will probably be the emerging shoots of a perennial. If you can get a pic on, someone will be able to help identify them  

As a guess, the new shoots of Peonies look like that. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/03/2014 at 07:43

Morning all. Damp here but supposed to dry up later. Work for me but not all day so might get one or two things done if my aching limbs will take it 

Off for a quick look round before I set off. 

Have a good day everyone 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:31

Whose a good boy then - whose a good boy....

Yes - a wee box lily 

as in small - not the other kind......

Music in the Garden

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:27

Band on the Run was a cracking album pd.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:06

You just need a wee box chick.... 

Music in the Garden

Posted: 16/03/2014 at 21:05

Although I still think the Long and Winding Road is one of the most beautiful songs ever written -  and I don't like Paul McCartney. 

But I liked Wings...

I loved John Lennon's quote when asked if Ringo was the best drummer in the world.

His answer was 'He's not even the best drummer in The Beatles'....

Fantastic! 

 

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