Latest posts by GWRS

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 13:12

Good afternoon everybody just got back from Organised walk , having cup of coffee before lunch and gardening 

Flumpy , hope cats ok and enjoy holiday 

Marion I burnt all my cuttings/weeds etc at the allotment yesterday , nice and dry but still smokey , not really practical these days in an Urban environment , hope you are keeping well 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 13:07

Pat , sorry don't known variety of sunflower  , veg , it is sprouts on the left and leeks on the right both doing well


Posted: 15/08/2016 at 13:04

Good afternoon everybody just got back from organised walk 

Cup of coffee , check on Olympics then lunch , then a little nap , then gardening , perfect day and the sun is still shining 

Hopes all well with everybody 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 15/08/2016 at 13:01

Going to cut lawns and general tidy up this afternoon , also got a Peony to plant 

Have a good day everybody 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 21:56

Aym a type of pen ? Personally no idea but o/h has heard of them will let you known 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 21:51

Aym , thanks found the thread , Sharpies seem to be favourite in Town on Tuesday will look for them

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 20:44

Hello all , last year bought a battery Bosch strimmer which has a blade , works a treat but probably not for heavy use 

Question for you all , plastic or wooden plant labels , I use a marker pen but rain always seems to wash name off , any ideas would be gratefully received !

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 20:36

One of the sunflowers on allotment , like a small tree 


Posted: 14/08/2016 at 20:34

WW , honey & lemon needs Brandy ( or Whiskey ) to be really effective 

New allotment OMG...Part 2...

Posted: 14/08/2016 at 20:31

Good evening , had a long , productive day at allotment , needed a little rest after dinner , just watching yesterday's Proms 

O/H dug up last of beetroot , picked some French beans , courgette & cucumber

I dug up second earliers 

As no rain for days managed to burn all the rubbish 

Bought a metal boot scraper on Friday , so set a pot and concreted it in 

Onions & shallots drying nicely 

sunflow growing well , more like trees 

hope alls well with everybody

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