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Latest posts by Lilylouise

Fork Handles

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 10:09

Good Morning Everyone

It is freeeeezing here !!! I went to Sainsburys first thing and got the rest of the weekly food shop and have to take the sample book back to the shop and order the flooring for the new shower room- then I am staying inside

Our two youngest Grandchildren call us Nana and Grandpa Poo - Pah and their other grandparents Nana Bee Bee and Grandpa Tony 

Keep warm and have a good day

Pam LL x 

Hanging baskets and window boxes

Posted: 22/02/2013 at 10:04

Lovely baskets Rain

I found some olivey green bin bags in Sainsburys a couple of years - I use these to line my wall baskets as they are not too 'in your face '

Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 19:26
I am Nana Poo - Pah
Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 21/02/2013 at 12:52
Good Afternoon
I have been having a catchup,too
Done some food shopping this morning - my sister is still poorly with the virus thingy- cough,cough,cough is wearing her out so she won,t be shopping tomorrow - I will get some of it for her.
Went for some more compost and also bought 4 pots of Verbena bonariensis
I was going in the greenhouse which does have the heater on but don't even feel like going down the garden at the moment
I use mainly pots and half trays for sowing seeds-depends on the size of the seeds and also how many I am sowing
The peppers,chillies and aubergine s I sowed a few days ago are germinating well
Keep warm everyone
Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 11:14

Good Morning Everyone

Pam LL x


New BBC Gardening Show looking for Kitchen Gardeners

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 11:10

Morning everyone

I had an email from the local NGS organiser about the new show - I think it would be a lot of pressure so won't be asking for an application form

Pam LL x

What can I grow in a greenhouse...

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 10:07
Hello Tootles I am lucky that I have 3 greenhouses- one was inherited from my Aunt,another I won in a competition and the largest one we bought secondhand
You will so enjoy yourself this year-I absolutely love my greenhouses - I grow tomatoes,peppers,chillies,aubergine ,cucumbers and 7 or 8 kinds of Basil's in the largest greenhouse,pot plants e.g begonias,streptocarpus,gloxinias,Archimedes etc. in what I call the new greenhouse(even though it is a few years old now) and anything left over goes in Aunties greenhouse along with some summer bulbs e.g polianthes tuberosa ,hymenocallis and bressera
I hope you have a very successful year
Pam LL x

Helichrysum limelight

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 16:14

I would say it is - when my plants of it are in full sun the foliage does turn  gold

Pam LL x

Really need some help, badly!!!!

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 09:49

My fingers are crossed,too

Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 09:48

Good Morning  Freezing fog here,too - looks as though it might just be starting to clear

My greenhouse is calling me

Have a lovely day everyone

Pam LL x

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