London (change)
Today 13°C / 7°C
Tomorrow 11°C / 5°C


Latest posts by Gardengirl..

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 13:38

Mini orchard that sounds good - Zoomer I have apple trees in the garden and they are great tasting just waiting for one to get big enough to produce apples and a peach tree that gave us 1 peach this year yummy though

Do you have any pictures?

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 20:30

Are they bigger from B&Q Zoomer

work in progress

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 19:02

Great some nice ideas there I am on the waiting list for an allotment and I make lots of things out of pallets like your fencing

Great going there with your plot


Posted: 03/11/2014 at 18:46

Hello all

Was such a lot of rain that came down really bad at 12pm last night woke me up and then massive thunder and lightening horrible

Runnybeak1 plantains help too for nettle stings or if not sting cream

Yesterday thought I would re plant up a pot - managed to get my plant pot emptied from front door then spent a while putting the plants and bulbs in front garden and back some under pallet bench, then spent a while planting front garden border with wallflower from nursery bed I have grown from seed and wallflower from veg bed that I got gw offer then mulched the border with soil improver

Got the pot planted bulbs and cyclamen and 3 other pots for front with coloured heathers to go with the pot colour

Today was so wet in bits showers most the day, ground so soggy finally finished the turfing off   

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 03/11/2014 at 17:58

Thanks all it was GWRS that was wanting green manure seeds, I have some I got from Mr Fothergill's online a while ago

So exciting for you Fruitcake to have your key for your new plot - now you can go to the plot when ever you want

Sounds as though some of have great bargains - what garden goodies did you get?

I guess lurkies are slugs  

Ginagibbs that was a nice exchange of bits

I got to go to the allotment yesterday took some pictures had a nose around  - went into the shop got garotta for the compost bin and grass seed

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 02/11/2014 at 10:55

Wet windy all night and still wet this morning but looks as though it will be dry now sun trying to come out

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 01/11/2014 at 21:53

Think I spotted Katie's dad from Youtube at his allotment on the way to Hillier's Braishfield I got some turf for the garden

lots of fruit in the GC now


Posted: 01/11/2014 at 21:45

Hello all

Been doing turfing today

Had to go get more turf as have some areas that still need grass

Amazing how Botley Hillier's only got turf in on Friday and sold out today so went to Braishfield which had quite a few rolls and they got it in on Thursday - I guess they are wanted around Botley GC a lot more

Got help from dad with my wood for the cold frame lid using a router cutting out a grove and I had a small go to help slot the Perspex in

How warm is it with you today?

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 15:08

Hot here nice day - 21 degrees great for gardening


Posted: 31/10/2014 at 15:02

Ahhhhh Lesley - what big teeth you have

Discussions started by Gardengirl..


Replies: 20    Views: 464
Last Post: 06/04/2015 at 17:20

Watching seedlings grow

pics of seedlings 
Replies: 172    Views: 5438
Last Post: Today at 13:19

Garden News seeds

Replies: 50    Views: 1547
Last Post: 09/03/2015 at 16:49

Has any one made a gardening cake before

Replies: 30    Views: 911
Last Post: 04/10/2014 at 16:27

Can you ID this seed pod

Replies: 13    Views: 417
Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 17:30

Plant ID

Replies: 4    Views: 314
Last Post: 21/08/2014 at 14:18

Love your garden back on TV tonight 8pm

Replies: 15    Views: 644
Last Post: 25/06/2014 at 13:10

Alan Titchmarsh designs a Chelsea garden

Replies: 4    Views: 499
Last Post: 18/03/2014 at 21:59


Replies: 212    Views: 20125
Last Post: 04/04/2015 at 21:15

Big garden bird watch

Replies: 119    Views: 4237
Last Post: 29/01/2014 at 10:01

Anyone know what this is?

Replies: 25    Views: 1283
Last Post: 19/01/2014 at 19:05

No GW tonight so watch this

Replies: 12    Views: 743
Last Post: 06/09/2013 at 22:52


Have not seen him for a bit 
Replies: 16    Views: 901
Last Post: 01/09/2013 at 00:23

can't get to last page help

Replies: 4    Views: 691
Last Post: 23/11/2013 at 18:40

plants for part shade/ full shade

Replies: 8    Views: 12984
Last Post: 16/08/2014 at 17:56
1 to 15 of 27 threads