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August in your garden...

Posted: 04/08/2012 at 09:10

Well into another month of the gardening year... and the weather has been much better.. plants are flowering strongly and the the rain has helped keep it all lush and green.. how is everyones else's going so far in a year that has not seen good weather for us all.

Talkback: How to clean bird feeders

Posted: 04/08/2012 at 09:06

oh and soory the smaller oners the bottoms do not come off.. but everything else the same.. they relaly are best ones i have used.

Talkback: How to clean bird feeders

Posted: 04/08/2012 at 09:04

oh forgot to say..they do thes in smaller ones and peanut feeders too. all as easy to clean..

Talkback: How to clean bird feeders

Posted: 04/08/2012 at 09:03

i buy t hese feeders

they are very easy to clean as the top comes off..the bottom unscrews and the poles pull out and their covers come off...leaving a clear tube to clean.. ans single poles and covers to clean.. so easy to clean out every week i do mine.. they do need replacing every 3 years or so.. but i do that with mine anyway as they get broken by the larger birds etc.. they are relly the best ones i have found.

Lillylouise... is there a video yet of your garden..

Posted: 30/07/2012 at 14:01

hi many thanks for that.. noticed your cosmos not so full as last year.. that is the weather i think.. also as you go round to the side bit..before go through the gate.. you have a half moon bit with gravel and round the half moon is a low verigated plant.. what is that please.


Lillylouise... is there a video yet of your garden..

Posted: 29/07/2012 at 19:40

Hi Lilylouise.. wondering if you have uploaded the video of your garden yet.. i am keen to see it..  my mum is over tom and she loved watching the last one..

July in the garden!!

Posted: 29/07/2012 at 19:30

so.. weather has been good last few days.. been out dead heading and cutting back the toadflax today and planted some rudbeckis in their place.. as had big hold left in border.. grass was cut has had got long.. potted up some seedlings and just titivated about.

we have managed to finishthe side pation area int he shade for hubby.. and will add pics when i get some.. light levels not good by time we finished.

hope you all getting to spend some time out enjoying the fruits of your labour.. we had roast lamb today and the carrots.. peas.. runner beans and french beans and swede were all out the garden.. gorgeous.. the carrots actually look the same shape nd size as shop bought ones well impressed.

well enjoy anytime you get out to wonder and admire your gardens.. catch up soon. 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 22/07/2012 at 09:34

today is is hot again.. up at 7am and it was warm and sunny then so only getting hotter.. yesterday pm it reached 22 in the today probably be 24-25 rate it is going..

shasta seeds

Posted: 22/07/2012 at 09:32

i bought some on ebay before.. here goes with a link dunno if it will work.



July in the garden!!

Posted: 22/07/2012 at 09:30

so sorry inka for your loss.. i had to do it with both my cats.. cried all way there while was there and for hours after.. but i knew it had to be done.. they do so become family members with their individual personalities and ways...

i feel for my neighbours dog.. she is very old can hardly walk is deaf and  last week she was out for hours to 2am in the pouring rain..just walking round in circles turning the light on and off which keeps me awake as is like having  a lighthouse outisde the window.. wish they would do the right thing by her too.. it is awful to see her like that and i really cant believe they left her out there in that.. with no shelter from it.. damn cruel it is.

on a happier note.. .lovely pictures of gardens.. the weather looks like it is playing by the rules for a while.. it was hot yesterday and even hotter today.. grass is so wet form dew again i cant out on it.. so planted seeds yesterday and potting up today the perennials ready for next year..

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when do I sow primrose seeds

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sorry me again.. can anyone name these for me....

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