hollie hock

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Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 09:18

Watch away Tetley although I will always be me and will comment where I want Just like you. Just like everyone else here

Have you still not got your leaflet either? I thought you had it. I don't like the money being spent on either side, it's the working tax paying public that are paying for it.

Individuals will vote in the end I guess on their own political beliefts. I for one can't stand Boris UKIP or IDS (Thatchers child) so if they want out, that's a good enough reason for me to vote in. There seems to be growing right wing, intolerance spreading across the world which I can't see helping the future. You only have to look at Donald Trump...........scarey!

I was talking to my friend who has completly opposing views than me. She can remember entering the common market in the early 70s and lived in time before the EU and remembers that time as being a better one. I'm not sure about that, the world must be a completley different place now.









Bulbs in gravel

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 08:48

I'm a fan of these little plants too and trying to get a big clump of them here. If you want rid, then then they should be fairly easy to dig out.  Any weed killer would work but if you spray every where, you will be killing all the small creatures too

Potting on help with so many seedlings!

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 08:44

My local nursery gives away it's surplus pots as well as taking in customers unwanted ones, continuous recycling

Move it now?

Posted: 10/04/2016 at 08:41

Thanks everyone, I've never managed to get one to self seed. Don't think I've had much luck with growing these from seed either. Will get out as much of the root I can and water well to try and avoid the swoon. Sad fate for your daughters Lyn

Have you got yours yet?

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 22:24

No I don't Tetley, it's really wasteful. I agree sensible debate is good and to be encouraged. Agreeing to differ sounds good

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 22:09

Gorgeous display Jackie

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 22:05

Such pretty planting Victoria and always a pleasure to see your flower beds chicky

Nice work Hefty, I didn't notice the sign before. I must have a quick check on the oxe eye daisies, sweet rocket and yarrow that I planted in the alley behind the garden.

Really pleased with my mix match of cheap daffs bought last year


Beds are looking a bit green but things starting to come out







Move it now?

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 21:37

Excellent news That can be shifted tomorrow. Fingers crossed for flowers as well then. They are both purple, bought as small plants last year. I haven't had aquilegia in my garden for while now. Thanks both

Move it now?

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 21:05

I rediscovered this smaller plant a couple of weeks ago. I think I've planted it too far back and want to move it.

It's perked up a bit and putting on some new growth. I'm thinking it will be alright to move a couple of feet? It looks so small compared to the other one planted at the same time last year. Any chance of flowers this year?



Watching seedlings grow 2016

Posted: 09/04/2016 at 20:43

Not embrassing at all Andy. Looking good  I'd be tempted to have a go at pricking out the cosmos and plant quite deeply. Not sure about the other, they still look a bit small to me. Hardy annuals like cosmos are germinating outside, so they will fine just get them used to being outside bit by bit.

My first seedlings into pots Echium blue bedder and some corncockles.

Sowed my first seeds only 23 days ago so very pleased. Have held off sowing anymore as the seedhouse is doing it's job and have loads up. The good thing is it's only April so I can still change my mind about that

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