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The last programme in the series

Posted: 12/11/2012 at 09:25

Had a bad day Lowenna? Never mind,I love playing devils' advocate too! Today will be better for you ....I hope

TV programme - GW - 09 November 2012

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 13:59

Soto is being very polite, I can think of stronger words. These people are PAID good money to monitor our environment. As it is, we are losing our green sites through indiscriminate encroachment on the  land.

Wildlife is suffering....i.e. hedgehogs, due to garden owners constructing 6' fences and concreting the gardens.

If we carry on losing our woods there will be nothing left of our "green and pleasant land." It takes a foreign visitor to remind us with a passing remark that our green sites are very precious.

The last programme in the series

Posted: 11/11/2012 at 09:04

Thank you GW and MD, what a treat, seeing Nigel for more than a second........and he performed the apple trick so effortlessly too. It makes the withdrawal symptoms a little less painful. Roll on 2013.

And yes, thanks too for an enjoyable series........any chance of extending it , pretty please

My effort

Posted: 06/11/2012 at 10:26

Hey Alan....you are a dark horse,you clever clogs. Your latest pics are lovely. Anymore to come?

ididenty please

Posted: 05/11/2012 at 15:29

Oh my God...Lilylouise and Nutcutlet, I can't thank you enough. I have been looking for it physically in the local GC but with little success. Not knowing its name, I couldn,t look it up online It bring me such happy memories of the Far East where the varieties grow wild. Thank you again

ididenty please

Posted: 04/11/2012 at 09:15

 Please could someone tell me the name of this small tree? It is deciduous with small white flowers in the summer. Then in autumn it produces these stunning blue berries nestling in purple calyxes. Thank you.

My effort

Posted: 03/11/2012 at 08:02

Hi Alan, your garden is so lovely. I have a similar arrangement as I wanted a "waterfall" instead of a fountain. I have planted a varigated bush behind the pump and it hides it so it all looks as if the water is flowing from a hidden source!(Bless). I think it is an Euronomus.Try a plant with year round interest and an evergreen. Your pond is going to develop nicely and look even more lovely next year. You clever young man....ENJOY.

Where is Nigel?

Posted: 27/10/2012 at 10:18

Oh boy, what a treat............and to keep it till the ENDof the programme! What a pleasure it was to see them together again. Jumping on to a wall? Has nobody told him about OLD AGE?

Storing Fucshias

Posted: 23/10/2012 at 11:14

Shame on you Graemegarden,  behave, have you forgotten when you first started this gardening lark you were nurturing weed seedlings and digging up flower seedlings?

You could be discouraging the next AT !!

housework using plants

Posted: 23/10/2012 at 10:56

Now that it is the season of clementines, I dry the peel and put them in rooms to release the fresh citrus oil. If I am feeling flush I add  cloves too. I also make a dried mixture of herbs which I dry by hanging sprigs of them in the garage. GH and washroom. I collect and dry rose petals in the sun  and sprinkle rose water on them to perfume drawers etc. I dry bunches of lavender and put them in wadrobes to deter moths.They are particularly useful in the winter as fresh air is in short supply through open windows and I am  not using chemicals.

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