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how shall I treat my little camellia?

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 09:59

Thanks for all the Camelia advice and hangover cures

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 09:55

Thanks Garden Girl. Not sure if there is a waiting list at the moment, but I am in contact with the allotment officer at the council and I asked her for first refusal on that plot, or if they want to reduce its size that I would be happy to take it on. If I see the chinese people again, i will suggest it. Hope your backs not aching with all the digging, What are you going to plant when your new beds are dug? 

Like the water bottle idea Fruitcake. 

how shall I treat my little camellia?

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 17:10

Sorry to jump in on your topic Wonkywomble, but perhaps some one can advise on when to prune a straggly Camelia. I have one in clay soil that I put horse muck on and its very happy. Just inherited one about the same size ie 3' but its been in a pot and looks very leggy and lopsided

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 17:03

Done that Fruitcake!! !  shhh.  Its those plastic tubes I cant fathom what they want those for !!

roses

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 16:15

Primrosecottage, I bought a Penny lane a few years back in B&Q's clearance. Its done really well and bloomed almost straight away. We also have a Kifsgate rambler and Wedding Days, cant remember names of any of the others

roses

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 12:38

Its gorgeous. None of my roses are in flower yet.

 

Wind

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 12:33

Never known it this windy in the spring its more like October!

 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 11:00

This is the scruffy one (cant seem to get 2 photos downloaded at once)


 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 10:57

Ditto Caral, love the glass of wine idea!

Took some more photos yesterday, of my plot and the scruffy one next to mine


 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 09:50

,Hi all, well done choosing your plot Garden Girl, you must be pleased

Lots of faces at the allotment over the bank holiday, no sign of the chinese family though, and nothing more has been done on their plot. Making some of my beds a bit wider as I had left the paths very wide on one side, so I should have a bit more growing space. Back ache today though 

Got more pea plants in and some cauliflowers (under cloches), its been to wet and windy to sow. Whats happened to our weather!!

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