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Border suggestions appreciated.

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 19:02

You need to visit  gardens that are open to the public or parks  for Ideas and inspiration . Books too will give you an idea what you can grow and how. Make a plan on paper and consider what effect you want and the type of flowers  you like. Borders are best if they have a wide and depth to it  and a good mix of heights  plus background (is it fence or wall at the back).Ford Abbey for me was a real inspiration which I hope to adopt on  a smaller  scale.


Posted: 19/08/2014 at 18:52

It  is chilly  down here and there is an air of  Autumn and the flowers are dying back. The  blackberries and sloes are ripe ,goodbye summer!

Plants /shrubs for container help

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 18:47

I think  a lavender  or rosemary  ,

After a good day in the garden

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 18:45

a  meal made from things I have grown in my garden or if I feel lazy a meal ordered from the take- away or treat at the local pub.

Rocket Salad Leaves

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 18:41

peppery lovely in a salad of mixed leaves .

Sweet Peppers

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:59

Well mine are flowering and growing into little peppers,must not over water or get to chilly,ventilation  important .  I have not pinched out the tops  but you could if you think they are getting to lanky and tall.I don't remove the leaves unless they are turning yellow or look manky.

I've cleaned out my greenhouse

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:54

Its about the best time to take cuttings before it gets to cold and horrid. I clean out my greenhouse once or twice year as it gets very muddle and I can find where I lost my trowels of many and get rid of those hundreds of plastic containers I thought I would use!


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:49

don't worry,in time you will,

Tiny garden plot

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:47

you can make small areas look really great and effective with just plants grown in containers  and often small plots are easier for children to mange .Try to fill the containers with simple plants be it veggie or flowers.


Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:41

that's not comfrey and if you need any look in the lanes round about you will be able to pick some to make a feed for your plants.

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