Pottie Pam

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Posted: 10/01/2014 at 16:21

Love the catkins, Dove.


Posted: 10/01/2014 at 16:19

This is my pond with a sort of stumpery. (taken last year daffs not out there yet). My son had some trees taken down so asked if the digger could move them beside the pond. I loved the lush planting round the ponds on the great garden revival. Going to try to put more plants in this year. Flag iris is the only plant that seems to do well at the moment.


Posted: 10/01/2014 at 16:08



Posted: 10/01/2014 at 10:56

good morning all,

Hope everyone is feeling better now especially as it's friday.

It's a dry day at the moment. the weatherman said that we've had rain every day here in Cornwall since the 3rd of December.

I'm going to make a start on planting the 25 rosa rugosa plants today to make a hedge across a narrow bit of the field. they are said to be rabbit proof as they are very prickly but there are some very tough rabbits around here.

Well I must make a start. 'I may be gone some time'.


You Know You Enjoy Your Garden When...

Posted: 10/01/2014 at 10:40

Well done Sarah,

I hope this summer is just as good for you.

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 09/01/2014 at 11:44

Love to come, Dove but too far away. sounds lovely.


Posted: 07/01/2014 at 17:02

Good afternoon all,

Lovely pussycat and a lucky one too. 

Amazing achievement Matty. You should feel proud of yourself.

It's been a lovely day here and I had a couple of hours or so in the garden today. I even worked up a sweat or I should say a lady-like glow. My dad used to say if you see a farmer in shirt sleeves in January it's a sign that there is bad weather to come. I didn't see any farmers but they would have been happy to be in shirt sleeves today.

I moved a willow from the veg garden down to the bottom of the field. It was a cutting last year and had grown over six feet. I also pulled up some more brambles. They've spred from a hedge and are rooting into the lawn. They are faily easy to pull up now with the wet ground but I'll have to keep on top of it.

There's lots of snowdrops open now. There was only one on NYD. Two daffodils are in flower. They were in a mixed bag so must be a very early variety. Some of the others are only just showing.

I relly enjoyed being out today . The arteries have been declogged and vit D topped up a little.


Posted: 04/01/2014 at 07:25

Good morning,

I hope everyone is keeping safe and warm. I'm getting a bit fed up with this weather now and like everyone else itching to get on.

My 25 rosa rugosa plants arrived yesterday and I heeled them in the veg garden. At least I can plant them at my leisure now. I ordered them on Ebay, the first time I've bought plants from there, and really impressed with them. I'm making a wildlife hedge.

Hope Spike is okay Verdun. I think the smell of the anaesetic (spelling it doesn't look right) can upset them. One of my brother's dogs had a small op and the other dog attacted him when he came home and they'd never previously had a cross word.

Talkback: Winter flowers and bumblebees

Posted: 04/01/2014 at 06:56

Liked your blog too, Higgy.

I saw a bee two days ago on the winter flowering honeysuckle. The bees loved it last year too  and I often saw them on sunny days in the winter. Bullfinches were attracted to it too last year and stripped every flower off but it was good to see them too.


Posted: 01/01/2014 at 11:23

Thanks for your replies all.

I don't think I'll  need a 'bern' to keep the water round my plants.  

Probably wasted my money buying the fungus. Going where no roses have been before. I should have asked on here first.

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