Moonlit Hare

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The weather

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 15:15

I should probably add they've had days out in the sunshine over the last week or so mainly so I caould water them, but I've left them out until the sun starts going down....

The weather

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 15:11

Hi Folks,

We've got a forcast of min 5°C overnight in my area.... I've a jungle of pots waiting to go in the garden taking up most of our conservertry at the moment....

Will 5°C be ok to leave my trays and pots out overnight?

I've some busy lizzies which are my main concern, the rest are peas, chinese lanterns etc what do you think? it's the 1st time I've had plants at this time of year that will need hardening off and I'm unsure of the dangerzone, I'd be gutted if I lost everything for the sake of just bringing them back in.....

Greenhouse base...securing to sleepers?

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 20:45

We've just got a single sliding door GH 6x8ft.

It came with a base and is Aliminimum (spelling?) and polly panes.

We've dug a trench about a bricks depth on it's side, put a layer of bricks on top and pointed them. We've left a gap in one of the holes in the bricks nearest to the garage door so if we want to run electricity to it we can.

The much beloved is in charge of any construction and he's going to run batons along the "wall" to drill into and fix the greenhouse. There's a small lip on the bottom of the GH frame and the wood should make it easier to square up the frame on the foundation.

We're going to totally loose the base that came with it.

I don't know if this helps you or not but I don't understand why you would want to extend the door?

If you're worried about a big drop either side of your foundation surely you can back fill inside the surround to raise the level inside, and have a couple of flags piled up outside as steps?

I might be wrong but I think you're possible making it tricker than it needs to be?

Herb border

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:57

Hi Garjobo,

Take a look on here

you might have to trawl a little but there's loads of links to sites and how tos on there....

it's a little adictive.

Hope it helps!

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 11:27

I've just spotted this too love the idea of this calla liilies, beautiful!

One for the ladies...

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 11:03

Mum swore buy Comfery for brusies strains sprains & brakes, it seemed to work she used to call it nipbone.

Peppermint tea for a dicky tummy

Ginger for digestion

I've been doing a bit of research on a similar thread, we're revamping at the moment so I'd like a useful garden as well as a pretty one!

I found a site the other day, (link below) and it's a site built up on peoples knowledge from around the country, there's quite often clues from the folk names

There are a few other sites but it depends on how deeply you want to get into it, if you would like I've a few other sites that might be helpful.

The one thing they all say is don't ignore your doctor!


Posted: 24/03/2013 at 17:57

Afternoon All!


I've got some briar rose seeds which i was hoping to grow on and have rambling through my hawthorn.... however I've never grown any roses from seed, any advise would be welcome.


Thanks in advance


Posted: 22/03/2013 at 10:12

Morning Shedman,

It depends what you want really, I've just been through this, and ended up opting for one on e-bay, buy it now. There's a lot of companies who sell through e-bay as a way to reach a bigger catchment. So there are brand new as well as pre used..... It might even be worth checking something like freecycle or pre loved, if you don't mind a pre used one.. quite often people will be giving them away if you go and collect.

I found it easier to compare like for like on e-bay and then I double checked by googling just to make sure. It was delivered to my doorstep in perfect condition within 3 days!

If you want advice on what to go for this is the right place! The lovely people on here are a wealth of information

Good Luck


Posted: 22/03/2013 at 10:03

Thats a great lay out spewy, good idea to see how it works for you before you start moving the paths around! I should imagine once the plants get a bit bigger there'll be all sorts of suprises tucked away as you follow the path round


Posted: 21/03/2013 at 14:49

I'm going for Laurel too, as Lizzie says they can get REALLY big, ours at the back are as tall as the house but the ones at the front are trimmed into a lovely hedge, but they where planted up when the house was built 30 yrs ago, I used to walk past on the way to school when they were being built and remember them going up!

There's always loads of wild life in there, birds etc, but the back ones need to be tamed a bit, we've decided to leave them this year so the birds have a bit of shelter while other parts of the garden are being disturbed!

If you keep on top of it it will screen the fence really well.....

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