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Pottie Pam

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Moving peony

Posted: 26/03/2014 at 07:11

I have a lovely pink paeony that had a wonderful scent but the last few years the buds only reach the size of peas then turn black. I have top dressed it over the years so is it worth digging it up now and replanting it?

worst gardening old wives tales

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 14:16

I read that holly was planted in hedgerows as witches flew along hedges and the holly trees stopped them. When we bought our house 25 years ago the previous owners said that holly grows along ley lines so our house was in a happy place. Might have been a selling point but I've always been happy here and never seen a witch either.


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:57

Posts keep crossing. Hope your results are good Andy.


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:55

Good luck with your GH Tracey. Is the spinning with wool and a spinning wheel or some new dance craze?


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:52

That could be right Dove. Not heard where Lydia is lately. Don't want to scare the tourists off.


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:47

Good morning again,

I wish  I hadn't put fish in my pond, Dove. Only six rescue goldfish were put in and now there are hundreds. It's a big pond and toads and dragonflies do well but the fish must eat a lot of creatures.

 It looks a bit bare at the moment not like this.

I've just heard on Radio Cornwall about the grenade on Gwithian beach,Verdun. I hope Spike didn't dig it up.


Posted: 22/03/2014 at 08:01

Good morning everyone,

Just watched your youtube link David. I like Carol but she has certainly changed her presenting style since then. Lovely to see Geoff H. too. Never realised they were on telly at the same time.


New perrenials... Should i protect?

Posted: 20/03/2014 at 08:19

Wasn't  Monty mixing garden soil with compost when potting plants up? He said that the plants would build strong root systems as the soil would have beneficial fungus. It seems to make sense.


Posted: 20/03/2014 at 08:08

Sorry meant to say, 'Hope your mam is okay KEF'.


Posted: 20/03/2014 at 08:07

Good morning all,

Officially the first day of spring.

Thanks for the kind comments about my camelias. I'm lucky to be able to grow them here although roses don't do well here.

I bought four clematis from Morrisons last year. I potted them up as they were quite small and planted them out in the autumn. Three of them are growing away. Last week I found Clematis Etoille Violette at Morrisons , again for only £2.00. I have been looking out for this one ever since someone posted a photo of their's, I think it was Bizzy Lizzy.

My mission for today is to dig up some clumps of daff that have gone  blind and plant them round the pond. I know it's not the time to do this, unlike snowdrops, but I've done it before and they are now flowering again. I'd never remember which were the blind ones if I left it 'til the 'right' time. Going to rain later so will have to get out soon.

Have a good day all.


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