Fairygirl


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 11:11

 

 

Dordogne Damsel wrote (see)

Bushman, vacancies as long as you promise to behave. 

 

He's a naughty Scot DD - it's a tall order ...

Gaura - do you deadhead to prolong?

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 10:42

Gaura's a beautiful plant. I've never grown it but I'm very tempted. Perhaps it wouldn't be too hardy up here and that's why I've not had it. Must do a little research...

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 10:40

LP  - no - racing's not my thing at all!  My feet are done in anyway. I won't be doing anything more strenuous for a while than getting into the car! 

You should see the colour of the water my trousers and socks are in to soak before I wash them 

I'm only competitive with myself. I set realistic targets, but I get very annoyed if I don't achieve what I've set out to do - which fortunately isn't too often. Better for my blood pressure that way 

BL - the problem with having the bubbly first is that you go two steps up and one back so it takes longer! 

Gaura - do you deadhead to prolong?

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 10:06

I'd certainly remove spent flower stems  - it usually encourages new ones to flower or at least stops the plant spending all it's energy on trying to produce seed from the old flower heads. I wouldn't cut it back after it's finished - leave it to die back itself.

I don't grow them so I hope that's correct advice though! Someone will come along and correct me if I'm way off the mark 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 10:03
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

 

You can also pay £80 and take the lift , but you're expected to raise a lot in sponsorship to do that .

not much point in that though is there? 

I always feel totally pathetic when these b****y fell runners pass me on hills    

I don't know how their knees stand up to it either.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 09:53

Blimey Hosta! I have a good head for heights and exposure, but anything involving ropes is a no no for me. 

Hope all goes well for her 

or is it all internal?

dahlia's

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 09:51

You're 'cruising for a bruising' Hosta  

'Onion's 89p per lb' is my personal bugbear 

Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 09:48

is there still time to plant new plants

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 09:48

Quite so Hosta 

It's why I've stayed away from the nursery this year!

But I may have a little visit  soon - to reward myself for all my efforts you understand 

I'll wait till September though - they have 10% off then. I'm not daft - just canny 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/08/2015 at 09:46

I just looked at that swimming pool. Just one word...AAAGGHHHH  

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