hollie hock

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Don't forget to alter your clocks

Posted: 29/10/2016 at 19:58
Dovefromabove says:

Reminds me of the conversation overheard in the hairdressers - customer was reminded to put her clock back tonight and there'd be 'shorter days' responded by saying, 'Oh, I thought there were 24 hours in every day ......... how many are there going to be now?'

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 That is hilarious and stupid!  and a little worrying!

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 29/10/2016 at 18:58

Without a doubt that's gardening Fairy  I bought some tete a tete daffs and some more purple crocus. Plans to plant them tomorrow, into pots.


Posted: 28/10/2016 at 18:29

Londons pride is low growing and doesn't seem too fussy about conditions

Labrador rescues

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 16:30

Oh Alfie is such a lovely dog and looking a picture of health Looks like a nice place Obelixx

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 16:11

Being outside and looking counts in my world Fairy, picking up any implement is a definate yes

Gardening by the Moon

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 16:00

Hello, I haven't read your thread in such a long time biofreak. As there are lot of root days, I will be making sure that I get some spring bulbs in this weekend

Yep the clocks changing mark a division in the year for me as well. I'm sure Pushkin is very happy to be indoors.

Happy Gardening to you too


Posted: 28/10/2016 at 15:24

Hi B3, I use Firefox as a browser and it comes with it's own adblocker as an Add on. Easy to install, reliable and free. Wouldn't be with out it.

why can't i grow beetroot?

Posted: 28/10/2016 at 15:17

I didn't bother this year with beetroots  but I've had successful crops of them with very minimal effort and no faffing. I sow them in  2-3" modules, weed out the smaller ones, keep an eye on them and when the roots have filled the modules  I plant them out. Straight into the ground. Both years I've had a very nice supply of beetroot.

I just used the Aldi's cheap seeds but I'm sure there's a lot better varieties out there. Sounds like as yours were directly sown they struggled to get their roots under. I didn't enrich or feed the soil before planting but it's probably worth doing. Think I started them off  around April/May

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 20:01

Gorgeous colours everyone, I'm familiar with some of the names but now I'm seeing them in all their glory

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 27/10/2016 at 19:07

Had a little look round the garden, plenty of colour still about and even the odd small bee. Lots of self seedlings of forget me nots have suddenly appeared and some Honesty. Made me smile knowing that the garden is preparing  for Spring already.

All looking good on the late sowings of Lychnis, evening primose and I'm very pleased to have a few blue Salvias of some sort too

Glad I'm not the only one who needs to plant their wallflowers soon

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