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Gardeners and their 4 Legged friends

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 17:27

Forgot to put rabbit gate up today, she came right up to the top garden, up the steps and found me in the greenhouse.

shes worn out now from her long trek. Rolled over on her side, sparke out!




Posted: 28/10/2015 at 16:26
Dordogne Damsel wrote (see)

Can't beat this simple version Gertie, I doubled it up though for a 2lb tin, if you are going to the bother of baking might as well have enough to last (an hour at least).

Says it will last for three days, yeah right!!!

i would cook a double size for 50 /60 minutes or so, I do mine in a 2 lb loaf  tin, at gas Mark 3.  Test with a wooden cocktail stick.

Tulips in pots

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 16:08

I always buy cheaper compost for bulbs than I would for my plants. 3 for £10.00 or whatever the offer is.

 Edited to add

Maybe  best to cover with a close mesh, the squirrels or voles  will have them.

Help needed!

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 16:05

When you put the next one on the computer can you hover on it and see how big it is, maybe like 1 or 2 mb. ? 

I know with sending pictures by phone in text messages they resize, not sure about phone to computer.

Autumn Raspberries

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 10:44
Elizabeth 70 wrote (see)

It sounds like it, Lyn. The weather here in the southwest is unusually warm and dry for October. Maybe other growers will have a good result from it.

I am new to growing raspberries and due to the lack of space needed for a few bushes to make it worth while then perhaps it's not for me. Shame really, as we love making jam from those we buy from the farm, and having some with ice cream.

We do have a grassed area so I will have to persuade my other half to have it dug over, as we both are not as young as we were.

Best wishes to you, and good luck with your raspberries next year.

I am near Tavistock, it is indeed mild and sunny today, I don't know now how to prune these two raspberries if the labels are muddled up, I think they may have come from Lidl originally, couldn't see my son going to the garden centre to but them! May just cut them all down and wait for next year.

Help needed!

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 10:40

Berkley, I am trying to think about your problem, I didn't think you could put photos on here direct from an iPhone? I haven't got one so not really sure, but I do use the iPad.

are you loading the photos onto a computer then onto the site? 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 10:35

Lead farmers garden is absolutely beautiful, I am sure it will be even better next year now your back on track.

Kathy, some lovely plants there still in flower, I have just bought seed of that Verbascum, hope they look like yours.

i love the hardy fuchsias as well. 



Posted: 28/10/2015 at 10:27

I can't grow them outside here, they just rot and disappear, mine are all in pots, brought into the greenhouse for the winter, and put outside around July.


Posted: 27/10/2015 at 20:20
KayL wrote (see)

I don't know how all those question marks got there! I meant to send ????

Hi Kay, did you try putting those icons from the bottom of the iPad keyboard? This site seems only to like the smilies from the toolbar, or, you can  find one on google images and save copy then treat it like a photo.

the site is not very iPhone friendly! 


Posted: 27/10/2015 at 19:36

That's what I am always saying!!

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