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Latest posts by Perki


Posted: 27/06/2015 at 23:01

First time I ever seen one,  but I would of thought a brush would be just as affective at getting rid of worm cast. 

Perki somethings gone wrong

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 22:22

Ok gran I post seeds Monday 


what colour pergola

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 19:22

Been busy today staining my pergola light oak  what you think ?  its only the first coat but it took 3 half hours.  I hate painting its so boring. Two more coats to go 

I got a climbing rose Arthur bell to plant on one side, I think I put a clematis on the same pergola leg as well. My wisteria Prolific has flowered, second year I have had it.  Saved me some money were going to buy one already flowering for £50 

Growing some sweet peas just for this year on them cheap nasty trellis on the side of shed, I was think of planting  a winter jasmine but tempted at trying a kiwi plant for side of shed. 

Just need a bench now to place underneath pergola and get my plants in


Just watched Monty Tonight

Posted: 27/06/2015 at 14:18

I think I am in the minority as well I didn't like the gravel garden  It was a bit bland for my taste. 

If you want plants now Joyce your best of buying from garden centre etc. or you could sow some perennials for planting out autumn / spring 

It's my birthday

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 22:32

Happy birthday Fishy  

Just watched Monty Tonight

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 22:27

I thought its was about time the lawn was mentioned I really enjoyed it, and what a wonderful lawn the elderly chap has   

I mow at least every three days without fail on my own lawn, It wouldn't take mowing an lower than about 15mm or some of the board leaf grass shows up, just wait until the end of the season it will met my spade 

depends on what seeds your growing joyce?

Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 26/06/2015 at 18:11

I got some White foxglove alba seeds gran if your interested? Not a big fan of white flowers they don't seem to keep pristine for to long 


Posted: 25/06/2015 at 23:12

I got some to plant but haven't made my mind up yet, I have look up this story on the web apparently it took ten day days for the poor chap to die, I read else where it takes hours not days to be fatal. 

Now where to plant that aconite 


Posted: 21/06/2015 at 15:10

Congratulations on your engagement fridget  

hanging baskets

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 10:57

yes give them a chance to get going  

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Strong winds forecast

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Grapevine leaf problems

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How much water should I be watering Canna?

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Got some new Pots today guess how much?

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Heleniums growth rate ?

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what colour pergola

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Wood post in concrete

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Recommended fruit and veg variety's

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Where to keep hyacinths, GH or inside

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To late to plant foxgloves?

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A few questions

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Good year for Cucumbers

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You like my cold frame?

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