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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 10/05/2013 at 21:41

No gardening here, but a lovely day trailing around the charity shops and picked up a lot of books at 50p each or 3 for a £1. Hardbacks included

I always have a look at the rescue corner Rosie, there's a lot bargains to be found

Does anyone else..........

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 23:01

Thanks artjak for the info re loo rolls ...........didn't think that would be ever a phrase that I used

Spring sweethearts

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 22:51

Lovely deep red wallflowers Marion, one of my favourite plants

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 22:42

Garden spending is so much more fun chicky. 

I could easily make room for another. Are you just starting new compost in each  or are you moving it between the bins?

garden before we started our garden design 3 years ago..

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 22:03

Looking really good Chellie Taking pictures is brilliant, it so exciting when you can see how far you've come

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:48

Matty, got our first proper compost out of Monty (thats what it's called here) last year and it's been put to use on our first veg beds. On seeing gardengirls picture I begin to think that maybe/definately have space of another one.

That will keep you busy chicky, I bought offers like in the past and they are tiny


propagation boasts and failures

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:29

Cotty,I sowed my scabious seeds outdoors in a cold frame this year, not had a great germination rate, but here everything seems about a month behind where they were last year. I'm growing the annual types.

Quite a few of last year scabious, by some miracle made it through the winter, grew into tall plants with a lot of flowers and I did see butterflies on them

Good going on the ceanothus, Arid Al, the new jasmine plant sounds beautiful. How long did the berry take to germinate? I went to a garden last weekend and they had a beautiful jasmine, I smelt it long before I found it

Overgrown rockery

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:13

Can you dig out what you want to keep in clumps? Maybe separate the plants you want as best you could, replant them after a good water and then the blitz the rest?

Some of my new Tulips

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:06

Lovely otnorot

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/05/2013 at 21:03

Evening everyone, that's it full time work is over, more time for me and doing things that make me happy. I'm not into house work at all, never have been, I find that a good dim light, makes it all go away. To celebrate my once again found freedom, curry and beers tonight

I do find all the male grooming stuff a bit odd, I'm low maintaince, don't do the eyebrow thing myself. Did have another look at the apprentice last night, lower standard this year definately.  Does any watch the after show on bbc 2 with Dara?

Weather been poor here, I'm glad I got on with things last week. The compost area looks good gardengirl, I've got one darlek at the moment Does the time lapse camera save things as mp4 files like a video?










Discussions started by hollie hock

Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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Any one grown it? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 23:44

So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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Last Post: 03/08/2015 at 20:06

Sowing perennial plants

Which ones can I do now? 
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Last Post: 12/07/2015 at 19:28

What are these?

Self sown flowers 
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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 21:48

Birds foot trefoil

In lawns? 
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Last Post: 22/05/2015 at 23:16

Bowles Mauve

Too early for propagation? 
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Last Post: 19/06/2015 at 23:31

Any one planted out their runners?

Plants getting big 
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Last Post: 10/05/2015 at 22:43

Moonlight runner beans

Any one tried them? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 19:52

Pickled Eggs

Advice needed 
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Last Post: 24/09/2014 at 14:26

Couple of Ids please

Both pink one looks a bit like a carnation 
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Last Post: 17/08/2014 at 20:27


How long to leave bag over them? 
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Last Post: 11/08/2014 at 20:19

Is this a Clematis?

Not sure if it is? 
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Buzzing Shrubs

What are these? 
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