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Latest posts by GWRS

Countryfile "Grow Wild" seeds arrived

Posted: 16/05/2015 at 21:59

Hello , I got some of these seeds but have a patch that is difficult to use on my allottment so I intend to scatter them there 

yes even wild seeds need a prared area , best of luck 

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 

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