Latest posts by Fairygirl


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 10:58

Do you want an early alarm call  Hosta? 


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:55

I often don't eat much when I'm out LP. Depends on how long I'm out and what the weather's like! If it's nice - you stop more often to take photos and enjoy the views, but it's usually for a drink rather than food. If it's vile - you just get back to the car as quickly as possible and have your lunch there! 

Hope your hacking/slashing/burning/pruning goes well. At least the weather's looking favourable for it 

Don't watch Downton. I kind of missed the boat with that one  (thought it was a one off drama when it was originally trailed ) and don't have the time or energy to try and catch up! 

It's my birthday

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:43

Oooh missed that lily - apologies 

Have a great day - I'm sure you'll be spoilt rotten   

You're right RB- you can never have too much cake. Have another lily  



Can you move hostas at this time of year?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:37

It would indeed Lena 

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:18

I think what we're saying is, Bob - get the chainsaw out   

Is it too late to pot up?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:16

Great that you've got plenty of successful cuttings Lena 

The buddleias will cope with pretty much any treatment though 

Pruning after slug damage

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:14

My thoughts too Tetley. Not seen them being vulnerable to slug damage - and heaven knows - we have plenty of those here!  

They're usually quite pest resistant if they're well established. Possibly something else has been munching as it's a younger/smaller plant and more vulnerable. In pots, that's often the case. 


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:10

Verd - I was watching Countryfile and they're planning a series of walks to raise money for Children in Need in October. Was thinking I might do something ... 

Probably not the kind of cunning plan you thought it might be! 

Is it too late to pot up?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 09:06

Hi Lena - you can pot on at any time. It makes for bigger, sturdier plants when you eventually put them out and they'll withstand attacks from weather or pests better  

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 08:14
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

don't forget:





You're an old devil Hosta 


I should have added to my post that I did nothing to the hedge after the haircut it had either. Didn't even water it, let alone give it a feed  

Discussions started by Fairygirl

'Twas the night before Christmas...a little homage

for the lovely Forker family  
Replies: 47    Views: 2148
Last Post: 27/12/2015 at 21:09

Pudsey and Fairygirl's Charity Walk

Our jaunt to The Pentlands for Children in Need  
Replies: 25    Views: 1415
Last Post: 28/10/2015 at 22:37


The youngsters and their daily ablutions 
Replies: 16    Views: 780
Last Post: 26/09/2015 at 22:22

Children in Need Sponsored Walk

Would any of you like to sponsor me on a 12 mile walk? 
Replies: 32    Views: 1756
Last Post: 11/10/2015 at 20:42

The Fairy Family Holiday

A few little photos 
Replies: 20    Views: 1144
Last Post: 16/09/2015 at 08:10

green manure

intended new lawn area - worth trying? 
Replies: 4    Views: 901
Last Post: 11/10/2014 at 14:32

forum gremlins

Replies: 12    Views: 1325
Last Post: 26/09/2013 at 22:04

Bee programme tonight

Replies: 7    Views: 1215
Last Post: 03/08/2013 at 15:22

spam reported

Replies: 12    Views: 1242
Last Post: 26/07/2013 at 14:22

Common Swift (moth)

Replies: 2    Views: 1628
Last Post: 25/07/2013 at 23:48

our building projects

Replies: 9    Views: 1413
Last Post: 17/08/2013 at 19:04

slugs, snails and bees

Replies: 2    Views: 1273
Last Post: 13/06/2013 at 14:24

cufcskim's reply!

Replies: 4    Views: 1276
Last Post: 02/06/2013 at 16:34

kitchen spam-don't answer it!

Replies: 3    Views: 1369
Last Post: 27/05/2013 at 17:23

spam issues

Replies: 28    Views: 2205
Last Post: 08/05/2013 at 03:53
1 to 15 of 16 threads