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Posted: 21/08/2013 at 18:39

If it's not a scam then God help us all because if that's the standard of grammar and spelling by someone capable of getting to University - the entire education system needs a serious kick in the nads.


Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 21/08/2013 at 15:50

Buddleia's out now -bees and butterflies enjoying it thoroughly:



Posted: 21/08/2013 at 15:37

Well the sun came out, the buddleia came out...and the bees and butterflies came out:

 Good old Buddleias.  There are hundreds of bees on it just now - the plant is about 12 feet tall and I had to get on a chair to get the pix!


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 08:18
GillyL wrote (see)

I always hang mine on the line in the order of a rainbow,..........starting with red and finishing with violet.



Posted: 21/08/2013 at 08:16

If the bed is planted with plenty of ground cover and some evergreens  it will help - do you mainly have annuals in the bed?  Bare earth is heaven for all sorts of weeds to seed in to! If it's couch grass that creeps in - best to keep pulling it out manually to keep it  at bay. A mulch will help too. 


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 08:07

You can always do a combination of both Georgie. I'd agree with fidget and try and get the roots out first and then create some raised beds with timber- they don't have to be high - and then add plenty of well rotted manure/compost etc to get the ground off to a good start before you plant or sow anything. The better the prep the more likely you are to have a good result from your hard work. 


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 08:00

Verd-  do you match your pegs to the colour of the clothes too?

Not that I do that of course....

Tired this morning- duaghter in late from a concert. 

Have a good day everyone- whatever you're up to.


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 07:57

As you say nut- ho hum!!

It's just a load of old strimmers folks- fidget's right. 


Posted: 21/08/2013 at 07:46

Yes Dove - don't rub it in - been raining all night here - you're very welcome to some of it!!

Stacey- have you turned into John Betjeman?

Hoping it dries up later- Carol on the news  says it will so fingers crossed. Have to get food shopping after work though. 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 21:55

pg- if you think that punchline's bad - I daren't tell you the other one I can remember! It all rhymes and and the last bit is :  'or pluck it' !!!! 

Peter- That's the one- you've just updated it !! 

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