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Latest posts by Lilylouise

Flower ID

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 20:13

Could it be Musk Mallow Bob? It is very pretty!

http://wildseed.co.uk/species/view/85

Pam x

 

Powdery mildew

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 20:07

Quite a few of my Cucumber leaves have developed powdery mildew already

I don't want to use a chemical spray and seem to remember something about using full cream milk and water - I think the ratio was 1 part milk to 9 parts water . Does anyone know about this ,please

Pam x

July in the garden!!

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 16:12

Beautiful plants The Potsmith - I love your Aquilegia and PoppiesI love your Meadowsweet  Gracie The garden is very soggy at the moment - we have been deadheading the front garden today - took ages! I just hope we get a couple of good days before the 22nd or our visitors will think our garden is rubbish.

I will do a video just after our open day all being well

Pam x

July in the garden!!

Posted: 09/07/2012 at 11:25

You are all very kind about our garden - thankyou - your words are much appreciated  The Peas are Hurst Green Shaft they usually have between 9 and 11 peas in a pod but my son found a couple with 12 peas !!!!

Pam x

 

Belfast sink.

Posted: 08/07/2012 at 05:48
jude5 wrote (see)

Blimey! You're just showing off lilylouise! Seriously though, love that African blue, where can I get some?

Sorry jude5  I just love Basils  I have a spare cutting if you would like one

Pam x

Tomato leaf problems - help

Posted: 08/07/2012 at 05:44

My tomatoes in the greenhouse are growing in flower buckets with the bottoms cut on top of grobags. I have made a few holes in the bottom of the bags so they don't get waterlogged. The reason for  not watering  erratically is that the tomatoes can get Blossom end rot. The weather does dictate how much water the plants need - when it is hot and sunny ( this year that is a joke!) they need a lot more. I have 2 plants per grobag and feed with Tomorite once a week.

This photo was taken about a month ago

Pam x

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/greenhouses001-1.jpg

 

July in the garden!!

Posted: 07/07/2012 at 22:26

Thankyou Rain We open in 2 weeks time for the NGS and lots of plants that are usually in flower by now aren't

Campsis,Phlox and Hibiscus to name but a few.

Pam x

July in the garden!!

Posted: 07/07/2012 at 22:17

 Lovely photos everyone - yummy cheesecake

We really need some sunshine

 

Basket tree

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden026.jpg

 

 

 Statue in arch

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden015.jpg

 

 

front garden bedding border

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden011.jpg

 

 

 Petunias

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/allsorts017.jpg

 

 

 Roses

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds007-2.jpg

 

 

 Back garden

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden047-1.jpg

 

 

 back garden

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden050-1.jpg

 

 Clematis Etoile violette

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden043.jpg

 

 

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden034.jpg

 

 Oval garden

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden035.jpg

 

 Raspberries

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden062.jpg

 Peas

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/garden060.jpg

 Pam x

Belfast sink.

Posted: 07/07/2012 at 21:35

It is probably best to pinch the flowers off - I don't do that with my African Blue though as the bees love it so much. I take cuttings from it at the end of the summer

African Blue Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds011-3.jpg

 Lettuce Leaf Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds012-3.jpg

 Purple Ruffles Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds016-1.jpg

 Sweet Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds019-2.jpg

 Basil pesto perpetuo

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds015-2.jpg

 Cinnamon Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds021-1.jpg

 Red Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds022-1.jpg

 Bush Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds017-3.jpg

 Lemon Basil

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/odds020-3.jpg

 The African Blue and Basil pesto perpetuo are su[pposed to be perennials - I have managed to overwinter African Blue cuttings but not Basil pesto perpetuo

Pam x

 

Speed gardening

Posted: 07/07/2012 at 16:19

We still have a hosepipe ban here in Surrey

Gardening at the moment is a bit like doing the hokey cokey  - in,out, in,out shake it all about

Pam x

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Pepper and Chilli problems

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Last Post: 10/07/2012 at 18:49

I enjoyed my dinner thanks!!!

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Good Customer Service!

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