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Latest posts by Lyn

whats eating my christmas rose leaves??

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 13:37

Does anyone else cut the leaves of the hellebores, mine are quite black, and would like to cut them off?

Too late to plant bulbs?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 13:15

You have given me the idea, i am going into town tomorrow and will look in garden centre for bargains. Parkers usually have some good bargains too, i just got packets of 20 daffs cheap and free tulips with the order, and 10% off for GW readers.

what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 13:10

My dahlias are still flowering, i had to dig most of them up. To get ground mulched.

Picked last of the second blooming of delphs for indoor vase. Lots of things still going and the baskets in the conservatory are still very good,

What's this fatty?

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 12:57

They love fuchsia so if you have any of those, i would take them out of the pots and check.

Winter pansies

Posted: 10/11/2013 at 12:48

If you buy on line and they are sold as plugs, they will be to small to plant out now, but you can pot them up, keep in a cold greenhouse or cold frame and plant out early Spring. If you want to plant out now, the supermarkets have some 

In 3/4 inch pots, those can go out now.

Dreaded Dandelions

Posted: 09/11/2013 at 12:17

Last year our grass was a yellow carpet but after using the Westland this spring, they were gone, never had one, however, i can see a few now, so next March it will get another lot on.  i found that that is the only brand that really worked.


Posted: 09/11/2013 at 12:11

I agrre, if you have childen, i would dig it all out.

New garden

Posted: 09/11/2013 at 10:11

Its wonderful Hollie, so interesting with the different levels, it will be lovely in the spring.

I also give thanks every day for the chance to live here where we are, enjoy it but dont go flat out in the first year(like I did) take it steady, you will get there.

Choose strong wind proof plants.

Leaving my garden

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 12:35

I love the sound of geese, we havent any here, the sounds are so different, fox screams a bit, screech owls and night jars. 

You wll love it and you can play your records as loud as you want.! No one to annoy.

Leaving my garden

Posted: 08/11/2013 at 12:09

Sounds great Hollie, with regard to quiet in the countryside---- we are 1.5 miles from the nearest house. The tractors roar up and down all day, the flock of starlings that come every year are deafening, there has been a bull in the adjoing field of cows and he has roared all night(scary!). We have bats in the loft and they make so much mess you wouldnt beleive it, everything is covered in very sticky wee, like treacle, everthing has to be covered with large sheets of cardboard and it stinks. I have to shower after going up there --- oh! The joys of country living, just joking (although true) enjoy your new house and garden.

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Royal Cornwall show and WW1.

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extra nitrogen

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unwins catalogue

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ground for runner beans

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My best buy of the year

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