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Latest posts by Fairygirl

Poppy seed head

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 21:17

That's great that you've got some seeds fredrob  I think you might be able to sow those this year to grow over winter but I'm not an expert with poppies at all. Someone far better than me will be able to advise.

Fingers crossed that you get some nice new plants 

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 21:07

Quite so Dove - and I think we all know 'who' we'd rather be 


Posted: 30/07/2014 at 20:51

Then a cold shower doc....

That's as good a reason as any Yvie 


Posted: 30/07/2014 at 20:27

Best get your coat then KEF.....

Fidget - I can't say I'm surprised with your saga. Hopeless aren't they? They couldn't 'manage a menage' never mind expectations. 

Up here that phrase means a basic savings account for housewives who 'manage' it among themselves ....not the other meaning of menage   

and we pronounce it 'menodge' . You learn allsorts on here 

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 20:05

I'm a bit concerned about what you're looking at David.....

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 20:02

Tasted pretty good too BM  

I've not had this variety before - hadn't even heard of it -'Everbearing Buddy'. Bought three plants in the bargain corner last September in Dobies. They were £1 each, but the original price was a fiver! I've taken a few runners from them  too.

Mystery Tomatoes

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 19:55

I'm growing Moneymaker  Fishy - and they're quite inconsistent in size. I grew them last year and they were just the same -the earliest ones tended to be bigger than subsequent fruits.  I also grew them in a previous house where I had a big conservatory. They were more consistent in size so perhaps it's also down to conditions. The conservatory ones all had exactly the same amount of light as they were in a row along one windowsill. The ones I've grown last year and this are in little growhouses so the light will be more variable. Perhaps it's that simple!

Mine are all still green at the moment too  

cherry laural

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 19:42

If you're looking to get a hedge established fairly quickly grace, you're best buying pot grown plants. It can be expensive - I'm almost 100% sure you can't buy laurel as bare root plants which makes it much cheaper- but the advantage of pot grown is that you can plant now if your site is ready. Bare root is only available during the late autumn and winter - not so much fun to be planting outside! Don't make the mistake of buying them too big either - they don't establish as well as a smaller size will, and are even dearer.. Something at about 3 feet is ideal. Most nurseries Laurel and you can also get them online from various specialist hedging nurseries 

Dare I say.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 19:36

I don't have to prove anything - I'm just a poster like most people here. Daniel Haynes and the mods will answer any queries about 'funding'. They can be contacted directly.

I'm off to help with a laurel hedge 

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 19:34

OL- don't be hard on yourself. It's because you're caring and kind that it happens.

Just remember, that's a better way to live, and you're a better person by being that way 

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