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Posted: 03/09/2013 at 10:05


May I introduce....

Cheeky and Snarley

Now just to find thery're perfect spot...

seems like I've waited ages for these little guys. I saw them at least a year ago, hoped for them for my birthday, then Xmas, finally saved my pennies up and got them myself. Their twins came last week or so but were damaged, now I've got 4. 



Along The Eastern Border...!!

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 09:47

Nickhairyegg (WHERE did that name come from?, there used to be a thread on how we chose our names, maybe you could start a new one, I'm intrigued!).

Sounds like the children are important in your garden so, from experience, try to start with plants which you dont spend too much money on and dont mind if they get trampled (well not too much anyway,). 

If you want them involved in the garden try veg, or easier, try herbs, most have flowers and are quite robust. I love thyme, oregano, rosemary and of course lavender, all of which need little care.

Kids love their own patch, but if space is limited, let them have a pot rather than a patch in the border. A stawberry pot?

Try stachys ('lambs ears' again great for the kids, soft furry leaves), heuchara, knifopea ('red hot pokers', great for sword fights as I remember), snap dragons, fox gloves, anything to get the little one's interest may even end up with a future undergardener to help out!

Do you have family or friends you can 'steal' plants from? Cuttings now and soon time for splitting and dividing, planting shrubs.





Posted: 03/09/2013 at 09:04


However, 2nd undergardener has just spent 20 mins picking up fallen apples.   very clever plan to avoid getting washed, teethed and dressed! funny as anything - hes now emptying the dishwasher ( well i think getting ready can wait!!!


Posted: 03/09/2013 at 08:10


mine was sacked for using a football to dead head an allium.

morning all.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 22:37

Hi Caron, glad you're enjoying the site. Lots of people on here to copy from and ask questions. check out the other threads too, always something of interest for everyone.


Posted: 02/09/2013 at 08:12

Think positive panda

Missed that deal on groupin Stacey, will look - see if still available though.


Posted: 02/09/2013 at 07:06

Morning all,

The jeans are out, after a few months of dresses and shorts. Brrrrr...  

I'm off to work as well, have a good day

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 22:30

Great pics potty.

Tina , ahhh

G,girl - thanks, have beechgrove on planner, will prioritize

verdun, will let you know how it goes, thanks also for offer to send.

Night all.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:43

X Factor

What tree is this?

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 18:48

Could it be a phygelius? Mins is similar but different colours.

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