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Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:40

Dove  it is a cauliflower but it is an ornamental one you can buy at min to add to your planters, there is a purple one as well as the white don't think you can eat them

strange but they have them

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:33

Brumbull, I will be the one on the far left we are all in the race together

plants I ordered from  still some for front garden ground cover -Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy' and Anemone leveillei white and blue bits

for a border in back garden Geum 'Lisanne' yellow and Thalictrum flavum ssp. glaucum yellow

will get pond plants (ones for around the pond) later have spotted some nice ones from CJ bird food well in the catalogue they sent me;page:107;/perennial_plants

think when go get pre made liner will see what plants I can get for the pond after a bit as think you need to leave water for a while to settle first - will be using waterbutt water that I have been saving from the waterbutts into water bottles, will carry down garden in bits then not to hurt to many muscles


Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:17

This one, took a pic a the GC

Major on left and jennifer on right

and here is a pic of some of there containers they have done nice, I like the blue one

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:09

Evening all, hello brumbull like your plant

been out in the garden digging out as much of pond area as I could as it all needs re-doing to a new pond

then in for a rest and food as very wet outside and I even ordered more plants online while indoors away from the rain

planted out a few plants later on after the down pour really wet then


Posted: 20/10/2013 at 19:00

Evening all

had to go back into garden after a break in the rain planted out more stock plug plants, aster blue dwarf, a abutilon canary bird yellow plant and a red schizostylis major - that lily thing simular that you got chicky but red one really nice colour a this time of year

Sorted bit of pond area out earlier clearing out old liner in bits - some of the trees have rooted well into it all and bits of old carpet and lots of dirt. trying to sort it all out as a pond again with a pre made liner, lots of effort for that trying to pull it all out and clear it not been a pond for a few years as it leaked


Posted: 20/10/2013 at 14:39

Here you go Forester2 me just listening to GQT

it is a canna iridiflora

Afternoon all was out in garden just came in for a break lunch and it suddenly sloshed it down with rain - made it in before that, did get rained on a bit but not that much


Posted: 20/10/2013 at 00:13

Hello forkers and will be off to bed soon tired now

Went on a trip to hilliers GC today got to go to a different one to usual place, got a trolley and filled it with wet - got rained on slippery to handle heavy bags of compost and lawn dressing both 3 for 2 heavy to push around and a few plants in another trolley

Managed to get my free bulbs from garden mag offer from other GC- cyclamen coum pink before offer ends

Later in garden planted out the red tulips and some cyclamen winter ones - plants red pink and white and the corms and lots of plugs of primrose sunshine and covered with more bark - left over half bag from a few years ago still nice and bright now terracotta colour


 And after


oh and forgot to say got a nice cake to take away as that hilliers has a cafe, yummy cake

here it is

Really wanted to buy for front garden forget me knots but the GC not got any last year they did at this time of year but not this year

night all me off to bed


Posted: 18/10/2013 at 22:09

Nice flowers Chicky

I planted out a few tulips yellow and some more primrose, the black fern in the fern area , and moved the a dog wood in the front garden o a better space 

watched GW - liked all the berrys on the trees

WW - am taking over the stations - not quite started at Woolston station with planting roses and later daffs planted and a hebe

KEF - think of all the bulbs you can plant to make the garden nicer in spring

Autumn Hanging Baskets

Posted: 18/10/2013 at 18:42

I have done a few baskets gone with cyclamen white, small heather white, carex bronze grass lots of violas and pansies some bellis flowers and some ivy, all plants from Hilliers GC lots of nice plants there


Posted: 18/10/2013 at 18:24

Evening Forkers me first to say evening

Me knackered garden waste bin was emptied this morning and now it is full again with lots of pampas grass bits will have to wait another 2 weeks for it to be emptied again, even got to climb up ontop of the roots of the pampas grass to clear part of top area nice view of garden from there, but it still managed to get me damn sharp grass 

Lots more done tell you all later

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