hollie hock

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Plant of the year

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 22:00

I had to really think about this one as my hot bed got into a real mess this summer so nothing looked that good.

I was flicking through some photos and came across this one. Work started on this garden about 18 months ago and these honesty were one of the first things I planted

Can I still pot on?

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 21:51

Yes these are tiny and haven't really moved since they came up. Surprisingly they don't seem to be getting be eaten. Makes sense that the monsters would have had a longer growing time. Hubby works on the farm where we lived and he describes some gigantic ones.

I'll have to thin them out in any case, maybe I could transplant a few into pots just to nuture.

Can I still pot on?

Posted: 02/11/2016 at 21:22

Hi nut, I've a lot tiny self seeders,so these would be 2018 flowers? I find it interesting that just a couple of months difference in the sowing time would make such a difference if you know what I mean

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 21:34

GWRS, that's a sign that you must make a return trip. You still in Tenby, what a beautiful place that is when the sun is shining.

Nearest thing I've done to gardening is admiring all the colours

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 21:28

Quick hello from me, finished work really late tonight. I used to do all sorts of shifts but getting in at 7 just seemed so late. Never mind it's Friday for me tomorrow 

Sounds like your first day went well Wonks, good answer. It's been such a glorious day 17.2 that's warm! It won't be long before I'm under the covers too Pat, paisley here

Wolfing down a curry and bed bekons

Jade crassula plant help

Posted: 31/10/2016 at 21:05

Sometimes my money plant drops it's leaves when it's getting too dry, like parched. The leaves start to go softer at first and then wither. The leaves on yours don't look like that though

I can see the little tiny white spots, mine often have that I don't really pay much attention to them

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 30/10/2016 at 20:24

Ha ha that's a lot of crocus Victoria! I was thinking maybe 50, it will be worth it when you see the show in the Spring. They are so small, so look better enmasse. I've been sticking in a lot more than I used to. Bog garden sounds interesting. My ferns have disappeared completley.

I'm pleased I got started on things, I better had as they will still be there in Spring. I like to have cleanish deck to start again

How many more do you have to go Logan?

Hope you are enjoying yourself GWRS, it was Summer when I last visited. I took a boat out to Cauldey Island and they had loads of Fuschia Hedges


Posted: 30/10/2016 at 18:08

Nice one Gardengirl, came along just at the right time. Not much space here for another shed, the one at the bottom of the garden has become a bit of wood store ready for the wood burner

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 30/10/2016 at 16:30

They do look good

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 30/10/2016 at 16:17

Got some gardening done at long last, daffs and crocus planted. Started reorganising the hot bed, dug out the innula, crocosmia and as much I love it some white sweet rocket. All getting too big for the space.

Planted out some Lavender, hollyhocks and wallflowers, had a lovely time but that's me done. No such thing in my world as too many crocus Victoria.

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