Latest posts by GillyL

Watching 'Love your garden'

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 19:45

We can but wish,Annie.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 19:38

Been "pidding" down here too Dove

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 19:33

Stacey....very sorry to hear your cherry bombs are the size of golf balls and going it very painful?or does it only hurt when sitting down?


Posted: 19/09/2013 at 11:29

Glad I logged on in time to book my lunch.

Bacon sandwich with tomato please Dove,no sauce....... Thanks very much,will your OH be able to cope with these multi orders?

Stacey.....500 calories a day for a week is 3500 calories more than enough for a bacon sandwich,just use calories in advance ,you will catch up sometime

Scary creature Not a plant

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 11:22

Looks like a Hummingbird Hawkmoth caterpillar. We  had one on our willow tree,and were very excited,watching it for several weeks, then came home one afternoon about a fortnight ago to find it had disappeared,can only assume taken by a bird. 


Posted: 18/09/2013 at 17:23

We have sun

Still very windy,lots of conference pears on the ground,have been out picking them up,and will stew and freeze any damaged ones,also good with blackberries in a crumble

Problem with Leeks

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 17:20

This is a problem that my Mum is experiencing.

She has grown leeks for about 40 years,each year they are grown in a different position in the vegetable garden.

The plants grow to about 6 inches ,and look really green and healthy.Suddenly within a couple of days the tops wilt,and die right down.If you pull one up the bottom has just rotted.The soil is well drained,and this has happened last year and last week,onion sets a couple of rows away are fine.

Any ideas please,so she can try to avoid this next year.


Posted: 18/09/2013 at 08:26

Morning all,

Please send the sun up from Cornwall Verdun,it seems to have got stuck over Devon somewhere so give it a push please   ............

We have had some really bad weather this week,looking forward to the promised warm spell next week.

Victoria Plu

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 09:28

Agree with Waterbutts,we ahd roots crack a drain several years ago,it.s not worth the risk.

Over wintering

Posted: 16/09/2013 at 09:26

Seems early to put the garden to bed Jatnikapyar,lots of Autumnal colour still to come.Forecast for Indian Summer at the beginning of October 

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