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Latest posts by Lilylouise


Posted: 28/06/2012 at 19:57

Our plant is a few years old but garden centres usually sell them when they are about 5' tall

Pam x

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:59

Lovely pics Geoff

I wish I had grown some Nasturtiums now

Pam x


Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:35

Trachelospermum jasminoides is a lovely plant - mine is flowering


at the moment and scenting the garden

Pam x

Fork Handles

Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:32

I dread it when I see Barry going into the garden with his secateurs  He loves pruning and tying plants up even if they don't want to be - I  go round the garden with my scissors when he isn't looking  and cut some of the strings - the plants say thankyou for doing that  Don't tell him,anyone

Pam x

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:28

It is too hot for me today - phew !!!

Pam x

more coming soon

Posted: 28/06/2012 at 15:26

I am 66 years old ,Barry is 70 - we have lived here for 25 years and when we moved in all that was in the garden was a very,very old Apple tree in the middle of a square of what could loosely be called a lawn

Our garden has evolved over the years and is now quite mature - there are still many parts that need work.We could be described as obsessive gardeners but I can live with that

A few years ago we started to open our garden for the NGS - we have missed a couple of years due to me having a very serious illness but are opening again this year

Pam x


Ants in a Herb Garden

Posted: 26/06/2012 at 19:10

I had ants in one of my alpine sinks - I put one of these down and the ants have gone

Pam x


Posted: 26/06/2012 at 15:52

Wonderful photos again

I have a Robins nest in my head

 A Leaf Cutter Bee has been busy in my greenhouse again this year - there is a hole in the wood that supports the electrics and I have watched the Bee lug a piece of Genii Fuchsia leaf as big as itself into the hole  I managed to take a not very good photo of the Bee and what is left of my Fuchsia

Pam x


Please help in identifying these plants

Posted: 26/06/2012 at 05:41















Lily leaf disease

Posted: 25/06/2012 at 20:37

That is what I have been doing Kate  I wonder if it the weathers fault!!!

Pam x

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I enjoyed my dinner thanks!!!

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Lily leaf disease

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Good Customer Service!

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