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July in the garden!!

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:39

@thepotsmith.. those aquilega's are a stunning colour blue.. as as for that poppy.. please save some seed it is gorgeous.. your veg are doing well..

we harvested some more of our peas for sunday roast, and swede and carrots all having done well with all this rain.

Evergreen Lawn

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:37

i get green thumb in it costs me less £15 for the front lawn instead of 2 x tubs of evergreen at £16.99 when i last bought some..  and they weed with stronger weed killer as chemicals can only be used by specialist people.. (not found in shop bought ones) and it works very fast..after 2 doings we had no weeds amazing it is green thick and lush.. and they come over 3 months.. then aireate and scarify twice a year.. lawn never been better..

Gardeners World too short

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:32

i agree ..thou even and hour wouldnt be long enough for me.. there is all that other tripe on and proper serious programmes are squeezed in within an inch of their artichokes

My dream garden

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:30
quercus_rubur wrote (see)
FloBear wrote (see)

That sounds like 1976 ;- )

I remember that one! Didn't it last 2 years 75 & 76? I do love the sun, but for me ideal summer would be rain between 2 am and 5am, 18 -25 degrees and blue sky with a few fluffy clouds all day. Smog all day urrghh that would be awful. Another reason why plants and trees should be a compulsory part of any town and city planning


that is how i see summer being.. rain at night and max temp of 23 for me during the day with fully clouds.. actually i would hte whole year to be like that with lower temperature around 20 for winter.. be nice.

Isn't a thankyou in order?

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:26

thanks everyone on here for the info on how to opt out of emails.. get overloaded.. and thnks for the info as to why i cant find older posts i have replied on again wihtot going through page and page.

How to grow Agapanthus with zero effort-do nothing !

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:24

mine is like that.. they love to be compact in the roots and free draing so plug must be out then i have just gorwn some from seeds so rather pleased with that.

i find they do not need much care.. it got very rotten soggy leaves in may so i just removed htem all and now is going good.

July in the garden!!

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 15:20

sorry not been on off late.. it has been glorious blue skies and sun  yesterday and today so been out mowing lawn..which had got so long and trimming the edges (like yours louise) and my goodness i have another 4 ins of border to fill now

@lilylouise.. your garden is looking good again.. cant wait for the video.. you will do one wont you?

lovely pics everyone and welcome to the newbies and the not been here for a whileys all welcome to the forum. please add your pictures of your gardens

Talkback: Bonsai trees

Posted: 06/07/2012 at 18:50
i am to keen to start bonsai.. it interests me in teh abilbity to grow something perfect in shape and form yet so small.. i am looking into what sort of tree to start of with.

free penstemons

Posted: 06/07/2012 at 18:48

wil have to do that i love penstemons.. i would have  nothing but them in my garden but for hubby who says it a bit boring all the same..

**tuts**  all the same ** tuts *** what does he know 

July in the garden!!

Posted: 06/07/2012 at 18:43

great photos grandma.. it has rained here all day.. so so soooooooooooo fed up with it all now..

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