hollie hock


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Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 18:23

Weeded, tidied and blood fish and boned 2 other beds. Have quite enjoyed this job. Found the other aquilegia that I planted last year, divided and potted up some shanta daisies and sat by a small bonfire 

Morning coffee with a robin sounds a great way to start the day Bluebell. This is the first year that I'm feeding the soil in any way so hoping the plants appreciate it.

Do it Tootles, no one wishes they spent more time at work

More haste less seeds!

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 18:09

That's annoying lovegardens, I would do the same some might make it

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 13:07

Cute little fellow Bob None yet, have ventured outside though to check conditions,dry windy and chilly, lots of layers needed

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:44

I wish they would put that as instructions on the box Fairy That makes perfect sense, thanks!

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:32

That's a good idea Dove, I'll have to ask OH if we have scales. He does all the cooking

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:28

Thanks Hosta, not sure if we have any kitchen scales here, not really a cook. I did one of my flower beds today but looking at what's left I think I might have been a bit light handed with it.

Blood Fish and Bone

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 18:10

Not ever used this before,the box says to sprinkle 70g per square metre or 2oz per sq yard. Would you say 70g is about a handful?  I'm assuming that this is good for any plants that I have in the beds. It's a mixture of perennials and biennuals and will be planting annuals later on.

How should the bed look when you've finished? Should there be a layer of it across the beds? I'm guessing that at that measurement, the 1.5 kg box should empty pretty quickly.

I may as well as get it done right as I don't often do anything to the soil other than plant in to it.

Thanks for any info

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:50

Always good to give plants new homes

Seeds are up!

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:46

Now that you asked I can't remember Vic. The seeds came from the seed swop here and I think all it said was Monarda but I think it's a perennial type. Will have to wait and see

Ha ha Bob I don't like tomatoes but you obviously have a taste for them.

Very pleased for you Going to Seed, I feel the same way about Larkspur, no sign of them yet though.

I love it too Jonesk, cuttings are fun too

Not sure if my penstenomons are staying in or going out? The propagator is on a sunny windowsill, the soil is still moist but I'm bit worried about gettting that white fluffy fungus. Will keep an eye on them

Quite pleased.....

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 17:12

That's a lovely one

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