Latest posts by fidgetbones

Surprise garden visitor this morning

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 11:23

Next door to us is a small wood, a couple of fox families lived in there and one year they had twelve cubs between them.  Some used to come to be fed most nights at dusk, but one year we had a memorable minute with four adults and twelve cubs playing in the garden.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 11:10

Then we just have to obtain some red daffodils to plant. Standing joke in our family. Dad loved the red daffodils mum had planted. They were tulips. the gardening gene runs down mums side of the family.

Surprise garden visitor this morning

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 11:03

 This one will forever have a space in my memories.

Supporting flowers grown for cutting

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 09:03

Most of those will not need staking except cosmos if they get very tall, and crysanthemum s. I have seen them supported by metal grid as used for concrete reinforcement, set on corner posts at about two feet, and the plants grow through.

'Outgrowing' Spanish bluebells

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 09:00

Spanish bluebells grow well under most  deciduous shrubs. I have them. There are no English bluebells at all around here. I have to travel 15miles up the motorway to see some. I like them in a vase, but they do tend to flop.

BBC 2's popular gardening series 'Big Dreams, Small Spaces' with Monty Don

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 08:56

PRUNELLA,you need to apply to the email  in the first post



HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 08:08

We are planting Dads ashes today, along with a pear, a plum and a scrumptious apple. He was always a home bird, so that's where he will stay.

Batty Bunch

Posted: 24/04/2016 at 08:04

I like the flat cap, Panda.


Talkback: 10 acers to grow

Posted: 23/04/2016 at 20:54

Perhaps one for Nora.

I often find talkback  comments somewhat off the wall, as they do not have a link to the original article. Maybe one for the techies to sort.

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Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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What the chuff have you done to it? 
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Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Other papers have fantasy football, or fantasy portfolio. As we can't do much in our real gardens at this time of year, let us have a fantasy garden 
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any non religious ideas 
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