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seed share

Posted: 20/08/2013 at 15:42

i have some white astrantia seeds going and soon when ready giant scabious.. pinks/white and mauve.. not harvested them yet thou.. may still have some white helebore left also..

dont know what i fancy in swap at mo gardenis undergoing serious ground works with new path being put in..


Posted: 20/08/2013 at 15:35

i also have had lots of dead bees on the ground.. very worried about.. and also have had hundreds of large bumblebees also in the garden.. in fact it is only them i have seen on my runner bean plants..

thou i did see a honey bee today seem to be covred allover in white fur.. not seen one like that before..


Posted: 20/08/2013 at 14:58

sorry dont know why there is dases between all the title words.. i didnt do it honestly


also forgot to say i would be happy to swap for other coloured bearded iris rhizomes.. if anyone has any.. or any purple sibrian irises.. (like in montys garden in purples/pinks? or deep blues)


Posted: 20/08/2013 at 14:54

Hi everyone i have a load of bearded iris rhizomes going if you want any.. message me with ya details and i  will let ya know


a picture below is of the ones.. a very deep velvet purple.. thou the sade can changed depending on soil i  have found..





Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:26

lady.. will try them ones.. sound good.. love runners but did far to many this year.. am now giving them away.. but they have don so well.. first time in a while.


Posted: 16/08/2013 at 16:06

most of mine where sved from last years crops.. only bought in celery this year to try it... and purple radish ones.


Posted: 16/08/2013 at 16:04

these are mine today.. the beans and thick and fast but one side not so many..



 my biggest prob is teh damn white butterflies on my braccias.. so many of them have killed over 300 catipillars so far and loads of eggs.. on going job three times aday..and as i take hem off they lay some more


Posted: 15/08/2013 at 18:56

greenfingers.. may be wind bite..

thinking maybe this black beetle is the reason for out bee problem.. if they are eating all the pollen first.. mum had these beetles last year and now this year.. it ruins all  her sweet peas.. it is only on them thou.. strange


Posted: 15/08/2013 at 18:54

cedric... my mum has these beetles in her sweet peas.. she cant bring any indoors.

my runners are doing really well this year..

 this picture was taken month ago (take no notice of camer date it resets itself everynow and then regardless what i do)..

and now they a8ft all and a mass of flowers and bees.. we have frozen 2 large freezer bags full and given loads away as cant eat them all.. i have to pick them every two days to stay on top of them all..

all we did was fill the bed with a whole outturned composter full or compost.. i thin that is why and watered them every day.. best runners we have ever had.




Posted: 14/08/2013 at 16:03

addict.. great minds.. lol


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