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Talkback: Good things about February

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:32
February is an in between month for me, not quite out of winter and not quite in spring. But I love it because there is a hint, a big hint that gardening life is on its. way again.I start to potter with all my gardening things and feel a big glimmer of excitement at the thort of growing things and of all the plants and bedding to be put in over the next few months.
It is also the time of the year where I start to think about dieting.....but that's another story.
Had my first cup of tea out on my balcony this week when it was sunny and warmish, I enjoyed it and looking forward to many more.
Today I have been watering and feeding my orchids and wondering how they are going to do this year.

Talkback: Ant attack

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:17
I had ants in my flat a few years ago and it was operation get rid. Bort some Nipon and it did the trick. Don't like killing things but sometimes you have to draw a line. The slugs are going to cop it this year........have been to nice with them in the past but their time has come!

Gardening Shows in 2013

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:09
I'm not planning any gardening shows at the mo, but am looking forward to going to Ness Gardens (Wirral), I haven't got a car but our local bus company has just started a service going there every half hour. Am really pleased . Not been there before so am looking forward to going.
Was going to go this week but too cold......lovely pics Lizzie and Love to garden


Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:03
Hi Alan , I get a lot of my gardening stuff from wilko's, can't say I have ever had any problems. I love their gardening section. My favourite haunt is the garden centre but sometimes a bit too pricey for some of the things I need. I think you can get bargains in a lot of the shops.
I bort an orchid for three pounds about five months ago and it is only now starting to drop its flowers.
Enjoy your shopping.

It Is Not Spring Yet !!!

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 16:12
It's been lovely here on the Wirral, fog and frost this morning and now clear blue skies. Even a hint of warm sunshine. Will make the most of it, not sure about later in the week.

Gardens And Beyond...........

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 15:18
I am just chilling, enjoying the nice warm sunshine in my living room and a nice drink of Ribena


Posted: 19/02/2013 at 15:12
Done mine yesterday, glad to be back in the garden doing some real gardening.

Avatars & Profiles

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 09:32
Thanks Dove and Flo.

Avatars & Profiles

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 09:00
What's a tower hamlet?

Avatars & Profiles

Posted: 18/02/2013 at 08:47
I'm still figuring out how to try and upload a photo....think I may have found a this space.........!!!!!

Discussions started by Flower bird

Flower indentification

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Damaged camelia

How to repair the bark 
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I have no idea what this is...

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Does anyone know what the name of this plant is?

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Are these cabbage worm eggs

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Plagues of caterpillars each year on our geraniums

How to control or prevent them 
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How to save my geraniums form crawlers eating them

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Leaf yellowing

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Spellcheck taking over and no emails

Difficulties with writing on posts 
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Talkback: Spring jobs in the garden

Hi Pippa, enjoyed your blog......I went to see the garden I look after today, I haven't been there for a few weeks so it was a nice surpris... 
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Last Post: 26/04/2013 at 18:17

Bedding plants

Safe to take a chance 
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Last Post: 25/04/2013 at 22:33

Hardening off

Geranium cuttings 
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Top soil feed for shrubs

Slow release feeds 
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First day of spring

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Last Post: 01/03/2013 at 18:06

Continuation of slugs

Can't kill em 
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