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Posted: Today at 12:54

Alex, sorry if my first answer seemed rude, but all those plants are not hardy, so should really not be in a cold greenhouse yet.

Pot on and keep indoors for a few more weeks.


Posted: Today at 10:53


Daphne Odora Aureomarginata leaf drop

Posted: Yesterday at 17:44

davids10, I am surprised you say Daphnes like to be dry, as in my experience they seem to prefer to be in a moist, humus rich soil.


Posted: Yesterday at 16:21

Still blowing a gale here, with heavy rain and a hail storm.

Been trying to cut new plastic panels for the greenhouse, not easy in this wind. Something tells me I am wasting my time.

Have tried to block the stream from flowing into the pond for a while, to hopefully allow the water level in the beds to go down. More heavy rain forecast.

Ok, I admit it, I am now getting miserable.


Posted: Yesterday at 09:10

Morning all.

That was a stormy night. Pond has flooded [ ducks seem happy enough ], boggy bed is now pond extension and hot bed has become boggy bed.

Greenhouse door blown off and retrieved from field, minus all its replacement plastic panels [ at least I didn't replace with glass ]

For some reason I don't appear to be bothered.

Hope everyone else is ok, have a good day.


Posted: 30/03/2015 at 17:57

Evening all.

Very cold and miserable here. When is Spring coming? I want to be outside.

Free Council Compost

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 08:33

I do use it, although pay £1 a bag.

The council composter gets very hot so is likely to kill perennial weeds. I have had no problems and am always in need of more compost.

What exotic plants are you growing this year?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 08:28

Oh and forgot Ricin, seeds have just germinated.

What exotic plants are you growing this year?

Posted: 30/03/2015 at 08:26

Dahlias, Cannas, non hardy Salvias, Cleome and various other tender annuals and perennials.


Posted: 30/03/2015 at 08:22

Morning all.

Storm in the night woke me and I never got back to sleep, so irritable this morning.

Good luck today Dove.

Hope everyone has a good day.

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