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Latest posts by GWRS

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 03/07/2015 at 10:19

Lilly pily , one of my hornysuckles is also giving off fantastic perfume , best ever for a long time

RHS Hampton court

Posted: 03/07/2015 at 10:15

The bit you see on the TV looks good , with flash back to perilous GW presenters was nice 

 O/H said need a couple days to take it all in

glad you enjoyed it 


Posted: 03/07/2015 at 10:11

I will definitely grow them again 

best of luck everybody

Giant poppies

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 21:16

Next door have giant poppies , going to scatter some seeds as they look great


Posted: 02/07/2015 at 21:14

Hello , grew celeriac for first time on allottment last year from seed and yes they where small but tasted ok 

celery I buy plants from garden centre and again not big but eatable 

as long as eatable I am ok with it , best of luck

Moving peonies

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 21:05
  1. Hello I have successfully move one , did it in Autumn because ground here is likely to be frozen in winter so it depends on where you are , I did give it a trim after moving , best of luck 

RHS Hampton court

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 20:58

Never been but wife has exhibited there and Chelsea and she preferred Hampton Court , hope to get there one day , I am sure you will have a super time , I understand there is lots to see 

The GW promgrame looks great as ever 


Posted: 02/07/2015 at 20:52

Horsetail or sometimes called mare tail , really difficult weed to get rid of 

would not put in compost bin personally , there are specialist weed killers just for it , not easy to find , got first lot of Internet , sorry can't remember name


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 20:26

Hello , cut the lawns today , intend to tidy up garden tommrow and leave cutting hawthorn hedges till next week 

self seeded fox gloves looking great and a couple of lavender bushes just about to flower , in fact quit pleased considering not had much time to do things 


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 02/07/2015 at 20:12

Just had dinner , been up this evening , a bit cooler , threaten to rain but blown over 

picked some garlic which is drying in cold frame

dug up 2 beds of onions , 1 red , and layed out to dry , couple of Reds had gone soft , often wonder why ? Any body out there known why 

O/H picked a bucket of strawberries and still more , giving some away and going to make jam 

gardengirl, umbrella advice , bucket with concrete and plastic tube in middle will do 

happy Allottmenteering everybody 

ps. Peas , broad beans and spuds with dinner from A 

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