hollie hock


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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:16

Been out in the garden again, I f had forgotten how much I love gardening and generally pottering about outside. Finally sowed some seeds, all annuals, Cosmos, Calendula, Clary sage, Statice and some Sweet peas.

Also had another go at some Larkspurs, don't normally have much luck with these. The best I have had in the past is a couple of ropey plants

Dug up and replanted some Echinecias and some grape hyacinths that weren't doing so well in pots. Had a good day

Pallets

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:05

Partner just told me that the bricks that are weighing down the plastic one are out of economy 7 rads. Heated mini greenhouse, genius

Cold frames

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 20:01

Yes you can can use them as coldframes. I use mine as a mini greenhouse and start my seeds off in them as well. When it gets warmer I'll open the flaps and move the bigger plants outside.

My two new frames were finished off today and I'm very pleased with them


 

Most embarassing failure of the weekend

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 19:50

Oh dear, he meant well

Pallets

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 19:48

Gardengirl, your coldframe is very impressive, looks really professional with a lovely finish.

Very nice compost bin, Lead farmer

Been starting out once again, here's my new cold frame knocked up by my ever versatile and creative partner, with handy shelves Think there's a bit of pallet in there somewhere, made from old bit of woods and some plastic that had radiators in.


 


 

Some pallet steps


 

 

Anthurium

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 15:32

Could it be rust? I know that you can some rust resistant snap dragons so maybe they are prone to getting it. Not sure what can be done about it. I stopped growing my namesake because of it. I wouldn't have thought it would spread to house plants, I take it the plant is inside

muscari

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 23:29

I like the two tone purple and blue ones. I had some white once, they didn't do as well as the blues

Wooden planters, diy or worth the cost

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 22:31

I think most garden stuff is priced ridiculously high so I opt for home made everytime. My OH has made some  useful and free stuff from pallets over the year, slap some paint/stain to preserve them

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 22:26

Finally yes I have. Started planting my new flower bed and got some fresh annual seeds to sow. Might even have a go at direct sowing this year. Had a very enjoyable time getting muddy in the drizzle

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 22:20

That's a really groovy tent greenhouse davids10, so handy that you can just pack it away. Where did you get it?

Finally got round to some gardening, I'm such a late starter this year. Picked up some cheap bare root lupin and delph and some tete to tete daffs which we going over.


 

 


 

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