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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 18:07

The brugmansias are cuttings off cuttings off my avatar.  They should all come pink.  The trumpets are about a foot long. My mum has a yellow one as well.  The ones in my greenhouse still look like sticks, but they always come back. think of them like a tender buddleja. cut it down in Autumn (and shove the cuttings in a jar of water), overwinter on the dry side and frost free, then when it sprouts, feed it and water well, and give it a sunny position.

Since joining GW forum,I have been overwhelmed with all the support & advise

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 17:56

I think that where the forum scores,is that it puts like minded people together. Amongst my friends, i am the odd one....the one they come to for advice when their garden needs sorting out, but I can't really enthuse about things.

My "friends on the forum", however share knowledge and enthusiasm for plants and gardens.

spring is coming

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 17:05

The chestnuts will be fine outside. I think they would be too warm inside.

Calla lily will suffer from frost and should stay inside for now.

Spawn 2014

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 15:47

Lots of frogspawn today.

Near Nottingham/Derby.

greenhouse advice

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 12:26

We're all 27 on here, except for Dove and she's 28 now.(but she says she's 26 and going backwards. Don't tell the bus pass people)

Border in complete shade

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 12:22

Foxgloves. A packet of seed will give you plenty of plants. A garden near me was filled with them last year (I think they were camelot series).It looked gorgeous.

  Dalmation Peach will give you flowers this year, but mostly you sow foxgloves this year to give flowers next year. Once you have them they will seed themselves.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 08:01

Can you send some Sun up country please, verdun.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 07:51

Sorry, Good morning everyone.

I'm making coffee then going back to bed.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/03/2014 at 07:50

Raining here. Nice weather for ducks...who were at the backdoor waiting to be fed when I opened the bedroom curtains.   One 5 star buffet coming up.

An ENVY thread....

Posted: 06/03/2014 at 23:51

Lidl have mini polytunnel type greenhouses at £40.  cheaper than replacing the cover. Use the old frame as staging.

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