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Latest posts by hollie hock

Leaving my garden

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 12:20

Hi Lyn, looking forward to the country noises. Won't be putting anything in the loft!! There is a skylight, the last tenant said to keep it shut as he has known the bats to come in the bedroom, as much as I love them, don't want them flapping around!! or the cats trying to catch them, it would be mayhem.

It' so quiet, can hear the sheep, the geese, a brook and the birds. Will probably take me a little while to get used it and the pitch blackness at night! Great

Leaving my garden

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 11:53

Thanks everyone, been lucky and have had access to the place before the tenancy properly starts. So have been able to move a lot of boxes and smaller stuff, have even managed to unpack my books already ! Really just the big bits to go now.

Yes clk, I love the house already, think I've got over leaving my current garden behind. I feel very lucky as I've always wanted to live in the country side, it's so quiet!! Bliss.

Gardening will be a treat there, what ever the weather or the aspect of the garden.

Thanks for the reminder gardengirl about the honesty, will take some of these has well!! They have done so well and should flower next year.

Will definately takes some pictures and post them here, will properley be off line for a while but wont forget

Too late to plant bulbs?

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 11:36

Hi clk, I don't know if there's a maximum depth for bulbs, the general rule seems to be twice the depth of the bulb, but I would think that you could plant deeper than that.  I know they are pretty tough things and seem to find there way up out of anything.

Hedgehogs.

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:28

Great pictures Lyn, he's lovely

 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:20

Thanks Liz, I'm very excited, it's so quiet and rural, gardening is going to be great there!

seed share

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:17

Hi  gardengirl, I got your seeds and the little plant, thanks very much. I haven't forgotten about your seeds, a lot of my garden stuff hasn't  been packed yet, but will send them when I can.

Thanks also to Zoomer and Potty, I've written down the swop so will send you my seeds when I get a chance

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 22:02

Hi everyone, nearly all packed just the big things to go. Two more sleeps, then new home!  I've got the new smileys, seems a bit early for me to use them. Been up there a few times now and I'm getting used to the idea of new garden, new plants

Congratulations Dove on your retirement, enjoy it.

Leaving my garden

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 20:31

sounds good Ww. A few favourites have been dug up , but it's very difficult to pick a few out! Focused mainly on the perennials, particulary those that have been grown from seed.

So far, Shanta Daisies, Purple Echinecias, a lovely mature Aqueila, some false sunflower, penstonmen. ragged robin.  All the seedlings that are on the go are coming as well.

I've got the feeling that some parts of the new garden will be damp and shady so the pulmonarias are coming, ferns, primoses (if I can see them) and maybe a foxglove. Will have to take a little bit of the purple Lupin as well.

I think then that will be it

They will all have to take their chance in pots over the winter, it would be good if some of them make it and see them again next year

silly quotes

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 22:21

I know the born in a barn one, mum always used to say it.

Money doesn't grow on trees

Too late to plant bulbs?

Posted: 02/11/2013 at 23:03

 I know that feeling,  I wish I'd palnted a lot of my crocus and grape hycaniths a lot deeper. Think they are  fairly tough, any split bulbs I just replant in the hope they re grow.

 

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