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Latest posts by Lilylouise

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 15:43

Ooops - I didn't see Bunny's answer honest  It takes me a long time to write a post

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 15:42


Good Afternoon I have had a good day so far

First thing we went to the Tile Warehouse to choose the tiles for the new shower room- I saw some I liked and a glass border which I quite fancy

Now I can order the flooring,too

I have been dusting and hoovering and have cleaned the kitchen - also done the ironing molehill

We are babysitting our 2 youngest Grandchildren this evening so I have made some ham and parmesan pinwheels to go with some nibbles which we will have either watching Mama Mia or Dancing for Comic Relief

Chunky chicken and veg soup is made - i will make some dumplings to go with it I think

The weather is supposed to be good tomorrow so I will be able to go and do some more potting up in the greenhouse

Have a lovely evening everyone

Pam LL x 

The Potting Shed.

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 19:27

I have a couple of garden gnomes  and fairies and moles and beatrix potter characters

Pam LL x

Hanging baskets and window boxes

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 19:16

Thankyou for the lovely comments about my wall basket and windowbox

The begonias are grown from plugs and the wall basket is just planted in the top

Obelixx - my favourite basket plants are

Trailing Verbena

Variegated Felicia


Fuchsias - Puts Folly and La Campanella



Lime Green Helichrysum


Pam LL x


Chilli plants

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 07:36

It sounds like an aphid attack to me .I would give the plants a gentle shower with tepid water and keep an eye on them - I wouldn't spray with a chemical insecticide if you are using the chillies but a bit of washing up liquid diluted with water wouldn't hurt

Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 07:01

Morning Dove  Yes they are mine - I took the photo a few days ago  I wish the primroses would start to flower  as well- they are full of buds

Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 06:21

Good Morning

I hope everyone is well this morning. Food shopping this morning and then I hope to get in the greenhouse again this afternoon

I love Blandings

Have a good day  Pam LL x



Posted: 14/02/2013 at 20:35

We used to grow celery - not very well  So now we grow celeriac instead

Fork Handles

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 15:45
I have finished potting up the marguerites - I need about 50 for the front garden and have potted up about 70 started on the variegated Felicias which I use in my pots and baskets - 28 so far with another tray to go
Pam LL x

Fork Handles

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 11:59

That is annoying about the car Lottie I hope your brother is o.k

I have enjoyed myself this morning - sitting in my greenhouse with the radio on potting up plants - so far 16 pink marguerites and 50 white ones

Just come in for some lunch - cheese on toast I think

Pam LL x

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