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Posted: 11/10/2014 at 12:09


Persuaded OH that we really needed  to drive via a nursery today on the way to butchers.

Purchased some very bright pansies for a pot and a wish list Bergenia 'Bressingham White'(white garden) I know they are a bit thuggish but it's just what's needed and easy to split and spread about next year

Think I will plant it straight away and also need to finish getting in Begonias - didn't seem this many when I put them out in late spring

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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 17:41


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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 17:36

Pansy that happened to me with a survey about bottled water - all the same to me - some sparkles, some doesn't, taken into a nearby hotel and still can't remember why????


Posted: 10/10/2014 at 17:31

I have taken 20 trailing perlargonium cuttings today. New territory to me. they are now feeling warm in the downstairs loo - Wikihow said not in full sun, so downstairs loo!

Also sorted a couple of containers, but haven't planned them this year so it's a case of just plonking stuff available in and hoping for the best


Posted: 10/10/2014 at 13:42

Thanks for that Top bird, garden needs compost and I don't need the sieving!

Did find a kitchen knife in the one being filled the other day, have lost my best secateurs. Makes me wonder what turns up in the council green waste places!

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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 13:38

I think it's the gardening gene in us makes us friendly.

Only use gardening ones though!


Posted: 10/10/2014 at 13:12

Lovely here as well, what a contrast to yesterday!

Discovered one of my daleks is ready - can I spread compost direct or should I sieve it?

Waiting for cheese on toast yum!!

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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 13:08

OH smoked very heavily, then 25 years ago he just stopped, he is still having health problems from it, but then again if he hadn't stopped he wouldn't be here!

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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 12:22

Oh dear Lyn

A warning to everyone who has smoked I think!

I hope she is kept comfortable and that you and she have all the support that you need. {{{{}}}} (hug)

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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 11:38

Lyn - hope all is well?

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ways to propagate 
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moving them 
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Beautiful flower but .... 
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What is this?

I understand it is a fried egg plant but what precisely is it? 
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Plant ID please

Hope some one can help! 
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What to do to encourage growth 
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