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Now you can add photos to your posts

Posted: 08/05/2012 at 17:13

to everyone..many thanks for your replies.. i will keep says either to big or file name not correct.. all pictures are jpeg thou so dont understand that.. the sizinf iam trying to sort out.

May In Your Garden

Posted: 07/05/2012 at 18:53
Rob Stevens wrote (see)

@gardeningfantic - Yes please, that would be fantastic! The only thing I've got to offer in return at the moment is a few nasturtium seeds if you're interested? Shall I PM you my address?

BTW, how do you go about harvesting seeds? I've got a few things coming up that I wouldn't mind trying it with. Some seeds from my aquilegias and digitalis would be nice.

i do not know what PM my address means.. i am not that good on computers.. stil cant load up pictures to gallery or this forrum yet..

no i dont need anything in return.. i am happy to pass on seeds to other growers.. please do PM me..  and i will send you some.. i had loadslast year.. and they all grew and are flowering now..wish i could load piccie of them for ya to see.

i have just harvested some and waitin for them to dry so will send to you when rady and i planted mine at end of summer lasat year.. or when they woul dnatural finish flowering i find best to sow seeds.

please do tell me how to find you details when you PM me.

Talkback: Growing Verbena bonariensis from seed

Posted: 07/05/2012 at 18:46

i started mine off inthe greenhouse.. a bit of warmth.. and they did well.. they normally come back every ear but htis year htey are not so good.. so maybe need to grow some more.. and they didtn self seed in my garden.. but lady down road..they grow everywhere.. it is strange.

Talkback: Growing Verbena bonariensis from seed

Posted: 06/05/2012 at 09:12

i have just got hold of some small rigida ones that only grow about looking forward to them self seeding everywhere..

Talkback: Cats in the garden

Posted: 06/05/2012 at 09:11

hollie hock.. i agree about the dog mess..along our coastal path..which is gorgeous.. it is a case of watch where your walking and not the view.. a constant complaint out our neighbourhood watch meetings...

i love cats i had 3 at one time.. but now because of boys allergy cant have any..but when i did i found keeping a spare bit of open ground for them to use at back of my garden stopped them going elsewhere..and useable by all other cats... without effect to us.

but i will admit now that the only pets i can have (sort of) is hte birds i get a little protective over them..  

May In Your Garden

Posted: 06/05/2012 at 09:04
Rob Stevens wrote (see)

Weird day for weather - hale earlier on, then... SUN! And it stayed sunny enough to dry the lawn out enough to mow, which it really needed. Also started digging out the last overgrown bed in the garden which I'm going to use for the courgettes I've got in the coldframe. A productive afternoon

@Wintersong, thanks for the staking tip, I'll probably try that with the digitalis when they go in.

Also, I went for wander earlier and saw a swan sitting on her eggs, and loads of wild Cowslips. I want some in my garden now.

hi.. i have loads of them in my garden and i harvest the seeds every spring.. if you would like some let me know.. i can send some.. they are so easy to grow had hundreds this year asi was told they are very hard to grow from seed.. they are not..

Now you can add photos to your posts

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 18:39

hi is anyone there.. i am new to this site and trying to load pictures in my gallery to add to forums..but i cant find way to add them

Talkback: Cats in the garden

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 18:34

i had problems with cats in my garden.. and they would sit in wait for hte birds.. i feed all the birds and i have  sparrows, blue tits, 2nd generation of starlings gold finches and chafffinch and doves etc.. i hated coming home to find feathers and parts of birds left lying around.. horrible..

but for the last 2 years we have had seagulls nestinf on our flat roof.. and by jove do they keep the cats away.. to go for them.. so no more problem with them.. and the gulls also keep the rooks away too

May In Your Garden

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 10:07

thank you.. still cant find out how to upload to the gallery to get my pics on here. will keep looking.. thanks for all  your help.

May In Your Garden

Posted: 05/05/2012 at 10:01

thanks to you all.. i have it set in my settings now to have last post come up first.. many just got try and figure how to load up my pics to me gallery to put one on other thread.

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