Latest posts by Fairygirl

Straight to curved

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:50

Lou - just a thought. Would you consider removing the bit of border  at the s'house and making a little area in front of it (gravel/paving) for a seat /bench? You could then make a bigger curved bed coming round to meet your tree at bottom of the pic.  

That solves the problem of the door opening too. 

Spiky weeds??

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:40

Bob (the gardener) and nut know it's name - I can't remember at all  


Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:36

They cope with a fair amount of wet ground, so I'd be inclined to agree that it's animal rather than ground conditions. Mine have netting above them so they're fine, but the squirrels are taking quite a lot of the little alliums just now - similar size and depth of planting of course.

The ruddy sparrows have been taking the flowers off my cream ones...little b*****s 

What is your weather like?

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:34

Did you have pants on too Verd - I hope so... 

Cloudy and a bit chilly - four degrees when I went to work this morning and about six now. Not sure where the forecasters got those high temps from for the west of Scotland for today...  

Spiky weeds??

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:28

Think it's because it's the weedy one DD - it has a different habit to the cultivated ones.

I remember someone had the same problem last year and they posted pix. 

Spiky weeds??

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:19

It's a Euphorbia DD - but it's name escapes me. Someone will remember very quickly though!

tulip growing problem

Posted: 15/03/2016 at 17:17

Lovely Dove . We don't have Wyevales - I think I gave my voucher to chicky to buy some bulbs. Seemed a shame for them to go to waste  

It's official

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 19:31

That's what I thought Hosta - hence getting it as spawn.

If you're right philippa - they'l need a couple of buses!  

We collected spawn from the local pond many years back when the girls were small. No ponds in the gardens here.  A couple of frogs did appear in the garden, over the next few years, and stayed around, so I'm hoping....

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 19:16

Hosta - meant to remind you that there's a prog on Radio 2 at 10pm about Callas. It's an Alfie Boe thing - on for a few weeks. Don't know if it'll be any good, but worth it for the joy of hearing 'the greatest' 

It's official

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 18:08

I'll have to go and collect some again soon. I'm hoping that the ones that 'frogged' last year will eventually return, but in the meantime, I'll collect a little to put in the pond. 

Last year's spawn came from the Campsies. Could have collected some in Glen Douglas last weekend - one small section of the burn along the estate road was full of it. 

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