Latest posts by Fairygirl

Moving a Peony

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 08:00

She was a bit too big for the spot I put her in philippa - I was a bit doubtful but hoped she might grow quite slowly.

She didn't 

We're a fountain of  useful and sometimes useless information on the forum Laura! 

Worms/Leeches climbing up house wall...?

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 07:56

Dove - I'm having my breakfast...  

They do that here on a little side window - about eight feet up  

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 07:54

Morning all/afties Pat - your meat pies looked very tasty  

No lie ins here Clari - work for me and it's the only day that's looking good - weekend forecast's poor     Might walk after work if I can get time....

Brilliant for your niece KEF. Shame about the tutu, although we don't want doc getting overexcited....

Lots of buds on my early clematis so hope to see a few of those in a few weeks 

Better hang out the washing before I go 

Have a good day everyone 

Cost effective moss killer

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 07:49

I use B&Q's own brand weed and feed which seems just as effective as any of the branded products, and works well on the plentiful moss I have in the front garden. I expect they do a mosskiller on it's own Esspee, although it's not something I use in isolation  

Worms/Leeches climbing up house wall...?

Posted: 25/03/2016 at 07:46

They happily climb our walls here - which are rendered and covered in crushed shell.

Which,of course, is one of the recommended deterrents to put round plants! 

Moving a Peony

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 22:43

We seem to have slightly drifted off topic - sorry Laura 

Perhaps it's given you a laugh though!  


Posted: 24/03/2016 at 22:18

Layering works well  with honeysuckles hollie - just like strawberries 

That reminds me - did you take any strawberries with you to your new house? I can send you more if you want any. 

Moving a Peony

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 22:12

I have 'the Duchess' too philippa - had to put her back in a pot as she got too blousy in the border she was in. She'll get a good spot somewhere along the back of the house when the extension's done. A few new shoots poking through now. 

I wonder who started the peony 'don't move' hooha....perhaps the same person who first spotted Nessie... 

......the good guys

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 20:59

His thread is called Mail Order 'A Lottery'?  Very true, which is why this thread can be invaluable fro lots of people   

Moving a Peony

Posted: 24/03/2016 at 20:55

What was it someone once said about Health and Safety being the three most dangerous words in the English language... 

I moved a four foot pencil conifer in July many years ago...no problem.

Mind you - with the amount of rain we can get in that month - I didn't even have to do much watering in! 

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