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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 18:07

Evening Forkers

Bit of a exciting day got my bulb delivery of 200 spring bulbs from gw mag and then later got a plant from T&M a lonicera chic choc

Here is a pic of all the bulbs so many that need planting

That's 577 bulbs

Been in garden for a little while trying to sort out pond area ready so that eventually a plastic pond liner, clearing brambles and a load of ivy and a small bit of digging - rest for another time

also been ordering a few garden bits online

Qqqqqqqquite exciting........

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 11:52

Excited my 200 spring bulbs came today the ones from gw mag look great could not track them

just ordering a long handled bulb planter now, not sure if I can track it 


got a pic yet Verdun? are you tracking your other bulb order

Where have all the ladybirds gone?

Posted: 30/09/2013 at 11:00

Had lots of larve but most of ladybird hatched and have gone only seen 1 or 2 in the garden

Lots of ladybirds up the train station garden were I volunteer they all like the yellow grit bin - maybe need something that bright in the garden to attract them in

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 20:43

4thPanda beautiful think I had those tulips come up in the garden

Chicky less weeds in your garden

Thanks Dove, could not find it, me leave caterpillars alone

Mrs Garden did you go and find a long handled bulb planter think I will get the yeomans one on that website- saw one on qvc this morning made me think it would be easy to use if it picks the soil up properly

I was listening to the buzzing of bees and wasps on the daisy flower to day and watching they were loving the plant and spotted a slowworm was very fast to hold

One of my autumn crocus was in flower today

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 29/09/2013 at 19:14

Evening forkers

Can you ID this caterpillar?

It looks so fluffy and bright me like

Been around garden digging up some plants for the station garden, which will stay in the pots for a while till rooted a bit more. sorted out bit more grass

Stacey planted out your donation plants yesterday up the station, great that you got your daffs out

4th panda what colour your tulips? 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 28/09/2013 at 23:20

Evening forkers

Thanks Woodgreen wonderboy - was not sure what to use will have to take a look  in SCATS sometimes - Romsey one,     

Thanks 4thPanda lots of bulbs to choose from thats great, what colour your tulips?  when I go that way to the gc as well as free bulbs I have vouchers to use as gained lots of points on my garden centre card last time I went

Well today saw that Homebase having 15% off everything so that was it had to go get paint got 2.5 ltr of summer damson paint great, also got a whole lot of sale plants a ceanothus, box hedging plants, dianthus, verbena rigida and a passion flower -  that discount helped with it all,  got all of that on my nectar card points as I had £25 worth so FREE

Then later took all plants to the station garden and more plants from which I have donated from the garden and planted them out took a few hours but they are planted and watered in

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 22:34
MrsGarden wrote (see)
Hey Gg, dunno about your lawn sorry. Did you see my post about zingy lime? Also have you any experience using bulb planters?
Watched beechgrove, fast forwarded through veg stuff as usual, very little about the 'real' garden .

Mrs Garden been searching through most of my garden mags thought I read something about long handled bulb planters can't find it in my mags but found one in the daily mail sat mag last weeks it is a Yeomans one for £9.99

Me only got small bulb planter should think about long handled bulb planter yeoman on good though
Will try use nectar points at homebase to get some paint going for Summer damson, zingy lime, smooth pebble and possibly shadded glen

4th Panda are you going to check out and get the free bulbs there are, report back to forum later what there is - as me got the free bulb voucher is that the wyevale gc now the garden centre group

seed share

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 20:04

Hello Susysundial1 and welcome.

Coys, Honesty is good for shade.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 27/09/2013 at 19:52

Evening all

With all this bulb counting, I thought I would count mine. OMG, only will be planting for ages, 100 allium bulbs came today that was nice exciting

All together with 200 spring bulbs still to arrive GW offer, OMG = 577 thats daffs, tulips, crocuses,hyacinths and more daffs and tulips - some for the garden and some for the station garden

GW free bulb offer this magazine I will be getting more, I do like bulbs

Still trying to sort out the lawn looks a mess, sure a lot of it was moss not done that before.  Am I meant to add fertilizer now - what sort should it be? any help please

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 18:54

Evening all

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