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Posted: 08/04/2015 at 08:54

I have my name down on the waiting list for a  6 foot dandelion . Its a long list so there may be a long wait. 

The one above is entitled  "Wishes can come true." It is at Trentham gardens between the lake and the cafe.

See for more or Trentham gardens website.

Apparently, after I put the link on in January, the likes on the sculptors website went crazy. There must be more lurkers on this site than we suspected.


Posted: 08/04/2015 at 08:45

Good morning everyone. Ive been away for the weekend, near Pershore. As we were in the vicinity, we popped in to Ashwoods at Kingswinford, on Monday, to see if they had a double yellow hellebore to replace the one that someones big feet trampled to death. No luck.  I did get an intersectional peony Bartzella. A double yellow. They had a prunus kojo something or other in the display garden, that was smothered in bees. So i had one of those too. OH sat in the sun and read his book.

Well, I ought to get out there and plant them.

Have a good day folks.

Is my meyer Lemon plant dead?

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 22:06

Lemons will tolerate cold but not freezing. Keep on the dry side in winter.

lilium starlight express

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 19:10

If you have heavy clay, I would put them in pots. If you have sandy soil, ok in the ground.

squirrel on magnolia

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 18:32

I have a squirrel that eats camellia flowers. when they are all gone, he starts on the magnolia. Different ones fancy different things. One year all the sweet corn got nicked in an afternoon. 

They always ate  the apricots before they were ripe. I chopped the tree down.

Is my meyer Lemon plant dead?

Posted: 03/04/2015 at 12:47

Looks like its been inside and too hot for the winter. It may resprout if you put it out for the summer,up against a wall. Fleece it or bring it in if frost is threatened.

Feed in the summer with citrus fertiliser or ericaceous fertiliser(miracid)

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 02/04/2015 at 19:25

Don't forget vases for your cut flowers. Charity shops and e bay are good sources. I have several cut crystal I only paid a couple of quid for. 


Posted: 02/04/2015 at 19:22

Mine never arrived and I got a refund.


Posted: 02/04/2015 at 17:38

I've been digging teasels out of a heavy clay patch. I suspect I will pay for it tomorrow. A  thrush has been imitating a robin, and bobbing around my feet picking up worms. I think he has a nest in the hedge. Robin was chuntering at him.


Posted: 02/04/2015 at 09:17

Kef, see puncdoc posts on plant swap thread. Quick.

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