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What new plants will you be trying?

Posted: 18/10/2015 at 10:30

As the rabbits had a field day in the garden, I am trying four different Agastache, more Salvias and Veronica.

More Japanese Anemone, only thing is they are late flowerers so need to think of early ones.



Posted: 18/10/2015 at 10:28

I feel just the same, is it because we have been at it constantly since March, I have loads to do, just keep getting waylaid with silly things like, I wonder if I can get some cuttings of this to take etc.

the heavy job of chopping down, spreading compost fills me with dread at the moment.

Oh well, another coffee and couple of painkillers then it's back to it.

i haven't even emptied my tubs and baskets, not planted any bulbs, not even done an order yet.

i know once I get started it will only take a couple of days, I will get it done, just procrastinating.

come on folks, out of those PJ's boots on, ready steady .......



Posted: 18/10/2015 at 10:18

I used to love eating cabbage stalks raw, my mum told me I would get worms!

when we took red and white carnations in the hospital for mum, one of the nurses dashed in, grabbed a pink flower from someone else's flowers and stuck it in the vase, that will be ok now she said.

Water from a dehumidifier

Posted: 17/10/2015 at 13:51

I use a dehumidifier in my conservatory through the winter and constantly recycle the water, as you can imagine, I have hundreds of plants, seedling etc they make a lot of moisture so every day the chamber is emptied back into the watering can. 

Starting a flower or gardening business online

Posted: 17/10/2015 at 13:47

This sounds to me something like my OH and his partner were approached with. Chappie comes around to their yard, I am compiling a list of stonemasons in the area area, for a fee, I can put you on the list, this will then be circulated to the undertakers and their websites, so that the customer can see all the florists, stonemasons grave care etc. In the area.

if you don't allow me to put you on the list, you could miss out on work.

they thought it sounded a bit like a protection racket, pay me or the others on the list will get the work. they told him where to go as they get plenty of work under their own merit.

is this what you mean to start James or have I got the complete wrong end of the stick?


Pelleted chicken manure

Posted: 17/10/2015 at 13:30

When I dug my long border that had a line of conifers in it, I used chicken pellets and covered them with my own compost, that was all I used in the first Spring and my flower borer was fantastic, this year I will use the pellets again and the compost, and will do that in the very near future, I have made a start, then in the Spring I will do as you said and use something for flowers.


Posted: 16/10/2015 at 17:50
star gaze lily wrote (see)

Busy Lizzie, think it could be me too re Snow. Please don't feel its your fault x.  Wish I could PM you. But mine still don't work 

Star, did you load Chrome, I couldn't get pm's on the internet that was on the devise, but once Chrome was on, it was fine.

or...would you like me to give Buzy !izzie your email addy? 

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 11:55

Many thanks to Victoria Sponge for the seeds, just arrived. x

Pudsey and Fairygirl's Charity Walk

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 11:44

Well done Fairy, lovely lots of photos .

Poisonous Plants

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 11:33

Predictive txt spelt aconite, meant to say Aconitum!!

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Hosta and Lyns day out

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Insect ID please

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Seed head ID Please

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How pretty!

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Photos from ipad

Made a discovery 
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Shrub ID please

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Paul's Hymalayan Musk rambler

How to prune. 
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ID. Please

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Ulrasonic pest scarer

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New ipad

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Seed swap

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ID on giant wasp

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Mirabilis Longiflora

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anyone have one of these?

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