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Glamis Castle Walled Garden Restoration project

Posted: 18/08/2013 at 12:38

Hello Scotkat  just a check in how is the garden going are there still 3 of you volunteering there

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:31

Fairygirl maybe go for one of them small colourful ponds I saw one at a pond place near the GC very small and sit on the ground no need for digging

Stacey thanks if you want to send any more then please do. I have collected some seeds of a plant from the station which look a bit like cow parsley white, think it is called angelica but guessing if you want any I could send you some

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 19:42

Nutcutlet - thanks I did not know what it was - looks really pretty though

Stacey - thats good need some orange in the train station garden

I potting up the other day some red dogwood which I cut earlier in the year and put in a bucket of water as someone said on another thread and it rooted nicely - that will be going to the station,  I have been looking around the garden seeing what can taken to be planted in the station garden as large garden and needs lots of plants to fill and not allowed to spend much money on it

computer messing around again typed out then all gone - well typed out again

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 17/08/2013 at 18:34

Evening all

Here is some from Parham House and Garden I visited last Sunday

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Nice full flower beds 

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Bees are loving the sunflowers in this pic

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Really like the white and blue flowers

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Hollyhock large very good for back of border

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What an amazing view in this bit of the garden

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Here is a pic of a large caterpillar moved really fast across the path 

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and here is a butterfly the garden is a great world for insects

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another great view really like the plant colours here 

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oh and all these plants I ended up buying that are in the trollies and even a few bits in a bag, mainly for the front garden. What a lot of lugging plants around and feet were sore from all the walking 

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Here is a pic of brunnera macrophylla jack frost - that I brought and a butterfly on it already in my back garden

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Here is my plants from Stacey Docherty Thank you very much labelled with you name ready to go to the station in the next couple of weeks. What I think they are is Crocosmia is that right stacey?  

Well been raining here today and a bit windy as well

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 23:11

No Tina not been on here tonight prob been doing a lot and knackered- not sure if she is on morning forkers as I am not there 

Where is Woodgreen wonderboy?

Stacey you have been busy buying all those seeds

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 16/08/2013 at 22:32

Evening Forkers,

Have been doing some seed sowing today, lots of grasses.  Wasn't Gardeners World nice with all those grasses? What a great sound to have in the garden

I must say quiet on here tonight  well evening all 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 15/08/2013 at 23:06

Evening forkers.

Stacey, got seeds and plants.  Amazed today when plants arrived, didn't realise you were sending them.  Can I just check what they are, I think I know but want to check.  Thank you sooo much for sending them.

All planted up in pots awaiting the chance to take them to the station.

Sieved some nice home made compost which isn't too bad.   Bashed up some bricks to help clear a pathway down the garden.  Sowed some seeds and watered garden as no rain here.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 11/08/2013 at 22:48

Evening forkers.  Went off to Parham House and Gardens today.  Well, day started a bit wet then dried and warmed up with sun later on.

Georgeous gardens filled with colour, bees, butterflies and a large caterpillar spotted as well.

Got to talk to Pippa Greenwood and she remembered me from last year which was nice, and she answered my questions about veg.

Well I did buy some plants - well quite a lot - for the front garden (and the back) and so tempting to buy more but had to stop, if not I'll be the one in pain digging the ground to plant them all.

Will post pics later.

need-help-and-inspiration

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 14:05

Did see something planted like that on tv before think it was one of the gardens for the yellow book not sure they dug out stepping holes to be able to walk up the slope to plant

Try grasses you can get alsorts and look lovely in the wind and ask at local GC if they have any plants that they would recommend to use to help

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 10/08/2013 at 13:57

Amazing Chicky your garden looks so colourful and pretty

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