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Pottie Pam

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Posted: 10/04/2013 at 11:13

Good morning all,

Dove retiring no, when?   I thought about Miss Willmot's Ghost too.

I went to the Pound shop yesterday and got some Glory lily tubers and also tuberose bulbs for, yes, a pound. Also some fish blood and bone. I feel sorry for the garden centres when they are selling things at those prices but got to look after the pennies. I've not been disappointed with Pound Shop bulbs in the past.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 19:16


Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 18:59

Oh,sorry, Just realised there was an evening Forkers. 


Posted: 08/04/2013 at 18:38

I'm glad you think I'm classy, Verdun, but I've got a confession, I've also got lots of hydrangea and apparently they are not fashionable now.

I've been filling a bit more of my raised bed that I made out of railway sleepers. Ive been using compost which is mostly horse poo so I think I'll have to put a layer of bought compost on top. I'll have to get cracking I'm sure we'll get a heat wave soon.

Are raised beds another fashion fad? I'm sure  they were no such things until recently.

I agree with TinaT. Gardening is  a wonderful therapy. No good sitting down simmering about things. 


Posted: 08/04/2013 at 08:40

Good morning,

I'm a bit worried about going on this site in case I catch the lurgy but if I wash my hands afterwards perhaps I'll be okay  Hope those suffering get well soon.

Yes it seems as though I've joined the 'Hellebore Club'. I read in at the weekend that they have been out of fashion but are now the plant to have, rather like dahlias. We don't like to think we are influenced by fahion or advertising but I'm sure we are.


Posted: 07/04/2013 at 08:59

Good morning all, 

I don't post very oftern but try to keep up with you all.

Lovely day yesterday as the wind had dropped and felt really warm.

Went to a car boot yesterday and got two lovely hellebores for £3.80 each. A white speckled on and a purple one. I've never grown them before. I'll go into the wood and get some leaf mould to plant them into and hopefully get some seedlings later on.

Have a lovely day all.

Plants from cuttings

Posted: 26/03/2013 at 13:34

I listened to a garden phone in on the radio and the garden expert said that hormone rooting powder was only useful for about a month after opening. He said it went off really quickly. I never realised that.

Fork Handles

Posted: 24/03/2013 at 16:57

Hi all, hope all are warm and dry,

For some reason I can only get on to the last page so don't know if anyone has informed BJay that there is a pattern for a bunny egg cosy in tomorrow's Daily Mail.

Been lazy today, too cold to garden.

Fork Handles

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 09:28

Good morning all,

I think I'm growing fins and gills.

Talking about huskies, have you watched the clip on YouTube about the polo bears and huskies playing? (Too much of a dummy to post the link) One of the most incredible things I've seen. The huskies are chained up and the bears are starving waiting for the ice to form so they can hunt. Instead of eating the dogs they play and scientists say the play instinct is stronger than the hunger instinct.

Named Plants

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 07:44

 I grew foxglove 'Pam's Choice' last year. White with a purple throat. I scattered some of the seeds around from last year's plants so I hope they come true but lots of wild foxgloves around.

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