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Thinking ahead

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 11:21

i will also let more things grow where they are first.. then removed what i dont want.. did this last year and i also got some nice little surprises.

i ahve few plants that are in the wrong place.. need shade and not sun.

put most of all next year my new path will be finished (fingers crossed) and i will ahve nice big new borders to fill... and that will be lots of moving around and filling up have some plants ready already:-

 on the vetegable side of it i will not plant so many runner beans... been overloaded with them this year.. and i will plant many more peas and carrots instead and try some french beans. we will not be doing broccoli again as fed up with the butterflies and their eggs this year has been so time consuming.

i will try and sow my seeds earlier as they didnt do so well this year.. my cosmos have been nothing really.

and with all the seeds i hope to get in the swap.. i will ahve lots new plants to work with also.

seed share

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 11:04

addict.. i would love some of your Dracocephallum moldavicum in exchange for giant scabious

seed share

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 10:57

diddy- i sure will..

and also someone aske me for just crimson scabious.. please wh was that.. i cant find it in my messages gone through them few times..


seed share

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 10:52

right just to clarify my list..

garden girl - giant scabious/cupid darts/D.grandaflora

diddydoit4u - verben rigida ( spread with underground roots too) and giant scabious

addict - giant scabious, please pm me your address

cotty - i have yours ok

stacey - white astrantia and D. grandaflora

potty gardener - i got yours ok..

if there is anyone esle please PM me. with what you want and your address so i can add to my list..

seed share

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 10:49

garden girl anything but the mallows and Aquilegia.. i have loads of them..

would love common burdock as loosk good for bees and some purple honesty please



seed share

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 10:44
Diddydoit4u wrote (see)

Oh dear!!!!! i,m all confused now,who want's what's which?!!


i know the feeling.. i have started a list.. and when giant scabious are ready (as still flowering) i will PM those i do not have addresses for..


Posted: 29/08/2013 at 19:34

figetbones.. well you will have to take your turn.. its my turn to win this time

i saw a stunning sculpture when on holiday in kent.. cant remember where it was.. the cost £1,200.. i really struggled to walk away from it..and the fact hubby said it wouldnt get in the car.. was a sculpture of a butterfly on a flower in bronse.. was gorgeous.. will see if i can dig the picture out and put it on here..

pink lady

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 19:30

oh.. i am sorry i thought you were on about the alcoholic drink pink lady

Plant id please

Posted: 29/08/2013 at 19:28

thanks nut.. but i have harvested my own this year.. got some seeds last year and love this plant so much.. i was told in the shade but wondered it it would like the sun as want to show it off really


Posted: 29/08/2013 at 19:24

 here is a young one on my feeders.. they have been large groups for last two years.. nice to see.. thou very greedy and they love suet pellets..

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