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Latest posts by GWRS

Dwarf apple tree

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:55

Hello , pansy face could be right but the pot seems rather small from the picture , plant could be distressed ?

Grow Bags

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:53

If you have room why not plant direct into grow bags 


Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:49

Hello planted some last Autumn for the first time and yes they are doing really well

Also planted some more this year , will be interested to see how they compare 

Chelsea tv coverage.

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:46

Hello , yes I will be watching , probably not all the programmes that they put out and yes not really interestead in some of the celebrity interviews 

But we must remember it is TV programme , there for general entertainment

I do think they could do a bit more from the other shows , Malvern , Hampton Court , Gardeners World and Tatton , also they never cover Harrogate 

Only been once to Chelsea and it was a fantastic day out and who ever is going have a great day 

Happy viewing everybody 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:18

Gardening in morning , allotment in afternoon , perfect day 

O/H did great dinner , nice bottle of wine , just watchect final of Chelsea Garden Design Programme 

perfect day and nice and sunny 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:14

Gardengirl , sheds I did splash out and have a new one and got the company to put it up , I am not really into DIY that much , a local firm in Lincolnshire did it 

I did prepare the surface , menbrane , slabs and gravel plus I put chicken wire around the bottom to stop rats and mice from living underneath 

It was a great investment , better to have a slopping roof rather than apex as there is more room , hopefully if maintained will out live me 

advice please

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:08

Tetley , I agree that clematis need to go in the ground

but may years ago our Garden society had a talk from a clematis breeder/ growers and she recommended doing a clematis ball which I did using small / cheap plants and it was fantastic , need to over winter in G/H and cut it back

 As you can see I have just done another one , hope it goes as well as the last one 

the pervious one unfortunately died following a really bad winter a few years ago , -11 in the G/H for weeks , in fact nothing survived even though the G/H was insulated 

That gardening 



Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 19:55

 Hello , this my clematis ball that I have recently planted , had one a few years ago and we had a terrible winter -11 in the G/H for weeks and obviously it did not survive along with every thing else even thought it was insulated , the way it goes 

there are 4 small plants in there and before putting away for the winter I just cut everything back , hopefully it will blossom out  in time 

happy gardening everybody 

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 19:00

Wondered have you been watching Chelsea Garden Design programme on TV ? I have really enjoyed it 

missed final last nignt will watch it on I player tommrow 

hope to spend day tommrow at A 

stagbettle , sounds like you have some nice A people 

My neighbours dont want me to use my land to grow a garden

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 18:47

Shirley  I am also very sorry to hear of your problems and wish you well

i have a couple of surgestions , rather than fencing plant some prickly plants eg pyracantha , also see if there is a local gardening society that might help in sharing the area with them as it is a woodland RSPB or local wildlife trust may be interested no harm in asking ! Nothing to lose 

do not give in  could you put some pictures on the site 

last idea as the people each side are horrible see if they would like to buy it at an hugely increased sum so you make a huge profit !


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