Lily Pilly


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HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 20/07/2016 at 18:39

Oh Fairy forgot to say OH didn't get up to town today as there was an immense storm and woof number 1 was shaking so much he couldn't leave her as it felt too cruel.


glad your new bedroom


I see Bushman had it too! 


Home tomorrow so I guess it will rain 

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 20/07/2016 at 18:20

hello not been on for a few days,


tried to read back but there is sooo much


Runny, don't stay away too long, Clari your poor soul a cold in this heat is not fun, Pat how is HRH


laughing at all the grannie comments, my mother in law was fantastic but we went to Oz when kids under 5 so was dependant on fab network of mums all there for each other.


as some know my daughter and gd moved from Hong Kong to Moscow and now thro illness come back regularly to London  I come down from SW Scotland as often as poss and in fact here just now to help, wee one was at hospital this morning and had a good report so we thrilled  D is expecting so this heat is uncomfortable   Daughter is so grateful  Son is here too with dil and gd so we got together in the park ( along with thousands others!) yesterday


heading home tomorrow, OH says fierce storms this morning so guess my roses will have suffered

I d please

Posted: 18/07/2016 at 19:09


Help would be welcome


am down in London at daughters and this is growing well in the middle of her grasses. I think it is a flag iris that has gone to seed but as mine always get chopped before this stage I am not sure. What should I do with it,?


grasses are all going to get a  good tidy and the packet of wild flower seed is showing nigella and cornflowers and viola 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 16/07/2016 at 23:49

Guernsey donkey. I always use seaweed!😄

Sweet pea advice please

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 23:34

Thank you all very much


David it's super to hear your familiar reassuring tones


i will just have to wait and see, it does seem very obvious tho that the the pink/ lilac strains are stronger than the burgundy/ white?  A good inspection tonight shows some sign of bud formation. Thank goodness, it's the middle of July!!!

Camera Talk

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 10:18

David. Sorry to cheat by using this thread but I have posted a sweet pea question. Any chance you can help?

Sweet pea advice please

Posted: 13/07/2016 at 10:16

Thanks Pete and Fairy


the weather has been shocking cold temps and lots of rain hit it doesn't explain why some are ok and other aren't. Just disappointed as was looking forward to some different colours 


Maybe they will all catch up 

Sweet pea advice please

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 23:31

this year I decided to try some new varieties


Ethel Grace (lavender)


Sylvia Moore (rich pink)


Valerie Harrod (apricot pink)


Oxford Blue (mid blue)  done this one before


White Frills (pure white)


Windsor (maroon)


they have all been watered fed and pampered the same way 


ethel, sylvia are growing well but the others all seem to have stpopped growing The leaves are sad, weak looking, affected by moths of some sort. They are mixed up together in both ground and cotainers. No difference 


I don't even have a flower yet!!


Advice please

Camera Talk

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 19:17

Ooooh Hooray! David's back!

Camera Talk

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 08:25

I love all the photos. 

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