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Latest posts by Lyn

Gardenia disease

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 15:52

Bumping up as its dropped to pg 2.

Plants pet owners should avoid

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 15:41

Oh Hell!!!! however have I managed to keep 13 cats and 6 dogs to old age, biggest killer of cats is cars.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 16/01/2015 at 02:11

Well done Matty, xx

Hope Verduns mum is ok. Mine not good, finally got to speak to doctor at 6.30, he said he would come in ' on the off chance, as he was passing' next Tuesday, suppose better than nothing.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 12:43

Burns night 25th Jan. Don't know many Scottish people in Devon/cornwall though!

I think Lidl have slipped up there, well, down here anyway! 

Which garden would you pick?

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 12:38

Johannele is coming over from Finland, how lovely, I couldn't choose, but having spent a long time living in Kent/East Sussex, I can recommend Sissinghurst and Gr Dixter, (because I lived very close)there are so many in that area and all are beautiful . Makes me feel homesick! 

I suppose May is a bit early, the Spring plants have finished and Summer ones not underway.. Should be a good showing of bluebells if you can find some woods.

Digitalis

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 12:09

No probs will do, xx

When to plant out...

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 12:02

I thought the best time to plant the roses was in the winter, while they are in their dormant state, they will be shooting in a month or so's time.

Dig a large hole, put some organic compost, mulch etc down the hole, plant and then sprinkle some bone meal around the rose, not touching his stem, dont put the bone meal down the hole, the roots will be content with that and not want to reach out. 

Azalea, I like to keep in pots anyway, Berberis, I bought a lot of bare root plants to put around the oil tank, planted them in January. Clematis I would leave till Spring, Skimmia are very hardy, I would say plant it out.

Dont do any of it though if your ground is frozen solid as you will get air pockets around the roots.

The plants will be warmer in the ground as pots can freeze more easily.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 10:26

Lucky with weather there FB, wind and rain here, temp is 4c.

Good luck with the tax return, one of my resolutions, years ago was to do it on the 6th April and that is one I stick too. Cant bear it weighing on my mind till January. My daughter leaves hers till last possible minute, then has loads to do.

Digitalis

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 10:14

I have seeds left of the white with red spotty throat Nut, if you want some.

In fact I have all the colours and all the sizes!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 15/01/2015 at 10:12

Very strong winds through the night, I thought I had lost my green waste bags, but they didnt come to collect them yesterday.

Take care in the garden Marion. Still waiting for my snowdrops, only a tiny few out so far. Last year they were all fully ouf by the 18th. 

 

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