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hanging baskets

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 16:53

To think of it I am going to try dwarf sweet peas in a hanging basket 14" one easy fill - I don't know whether to put sweet peas around the sides in the gates or just in the top 

any one got an opinion which way to do?  

hanging baskets

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 16:49

I have a few morning glory up and the poached egg plants that's a start

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 14:21

Beaus Mum  I have one really small bed made from odd bits of wood around, one area which is long and thin ground bit and have used gravel boards which are normally at bottom of fences - 2 planks high so makes it 30cm high for the 1metre bed which are not that expensive

scaffold planks are good to use, I have some of the veg beds with them last a few years - good to paint the wood to treat it so does not rot too quick,  I will need to replace mine soon one plank bowed from the soil in it   

I haven't started any clearing or seed sowing for that area yet still planning


Posted: 07/03/2015 at 14:33

Hello all, I have been checking and sniffing horse poo think it is ready to go onto my beds soon

Gardeners World on TV

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 13:43

Brill great more gardening on TV now - Marion I liked the jacket he was wearing

nice to see the garden design area, all those dogwoods bring nice colour and the bulbs 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 07/03/2015 at 13:40

Ginagibbs mine are in a north facing room, light area window sill, cool ish room, chitting since the end of January, if nothing happening maybe bring them in doors in a cool room for a bit

here is some of my potato pics - hope that helps you

the ones right in the front of this pic below 1st earlies are chitting really well

good luck with your poly tunnel will be all go for more seed sowing for you then

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 18:45

Zoomer they did not stay long then maybe the next time the newbies go to their plots, as they must of been just checking out what their plot looks like

Ginagibbs I did not get groceries went for the gardening stuff, they did have fruit trees to tempt me but did not get any and some nice bright umbrellas

Stagbeetle good time to start seeds off now ish as it is lighter so seeds should be ok and not go leggy, I started the tomatoes off yesterday and the cape gooseberries - my window sill is full doing some more broad beans in a min

Wanting to get my 5 tier green house up next week so seedlings can go out in that and more room for more seed sowing    

GWRS are you back yet..........

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 16:13

Hello all, Went to Lidl yesterday and brought the long handled shovel it looks good quality and the spade - which the height goes up my armpits so think that is good for less bending me being 5"2 

and brought all of these in the pic,

My charlotte potatoes arrived today from GW offer

Having a go at a cut flower patch...

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 22:55

I am in going to try cut flowers this year, growing a few seeds direct and start some off in trays have a 1m bed with some things in from before which needs a good tidy, an area for sweet peas and cut flowers in front  

Those of you that have sown delphiniums how are they looking any pics, mine are small not got true leaves yet slow growing  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 18:06

Thanks Edd did not think of that

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No GW tonight so watch this

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