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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 14/08/2013 at 09:54

Love the tree fern Deano 

Picked some sweet peas this morning and they are definitely my little stars just now.


 When I was picking them a little wasp landed on my arm holding an ant. Hope he enjoyed his breakfast!


Posted: 14/08/2013 at 09:50

Morning all. Been a much better summer here too - but after the last two or three anything would be an improvement!

Autumnal here but that's normal for this part of the world. Dry and bright. Rowans are groaning under the weight of their berries and leaves turning on ornamental cherry trees.

Schools are back today. Youngest daughter thrilled....

Will get some painting done and cut down last bit of dead tree. A few more plants to move from shed area and maybe get more manure and soil down round boundary. Trip to nursery later perhaps too.

Good luck with the fish ltg!

Have a good day everyone. 



Posted: 14/08/2013 at 09:42

It sounds a bit like a hogweed. Any chance it could be that gill?


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 18:17

Good luck with them nanny!  Italophile is a real expert with toms and gives us all lots of great advice and help - I've learnt loads already and had a lovely crop of toms this year and many more still to come 


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 09:03

It's the hardest thing to achieve when you garden! 


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 08:55

Morning GG- are you more of a Midsomer Murders than a Val McDermid type then! 

My youngest can watch 5 minutes of MM and tell you what's going to happen and whodunnit - most amusing! 5 minutes after I've watched it I couldn't tell you anything about it - instantly forgettable but enjoyable all the same! 

Just wear you lightest clothes today at FC and lean more on one foot than the other...


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 08:49

Don't rotivate! I personally wouldn't use carpet but plastic is readily available if you don't want to use weedkiller. Carpet often contains lots of chemicals which apparently leach into the soil but if you're not planting edibles I dare say it's fine.


Posted: 13/08/2013 at 08:33

Morning all. Yes chilly here as Andy says but to clear later and warm up. Feels nice to say that again- I mean 'as Andy says' not the warming up bit 

CHick- I read The Distant Hours by Kate Morton- that's a cracking good read! Apples forming well on the little Bramleys I bought- hope the squirrels don't find them before I get a pie out of them 

MrsG- what are the two of you watching!?

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 12/08/2013 at 21:12
MrsGarden wrote (see)

Never liked the tree, took uo flower space! OH loved it. Did a good job for privacy but now easier to chuck slugs over. ..calm down im kidding (?).

Are you sure you weren't really out with a saw earlier...

growing wildflowers for bees and butterflies

Posted: 12/08/2013 at 19:54

Used to pull it up all the time when I worked with horses for twenty years. Still here another twenty years on! 

Hasn't affected me at all...

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