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can anyone explain?

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 14:14

I sowed some Nicotiniana lansdorffii [ lovely plant if you haven't tried it ] 14 days ago. Sown in a propagator, in my usual Perlite and John Innes No. 1, and nothing has germinated.

4 days ago I decided to sow some more, same packet, same compost, and today they have germinated.

Daffodils in June?

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 12:30

Narcissus Pheasants eye flowers in May usually, so that would not be so difficult to hold back.

Camera Corner

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 11:03

Thanks David, that means a lot coming from an expert. The camera is a Sony Cyber shot with a 20X  zoom. It has a few different modes, but I don't really understand them.

I bought the camera for our African safari 2 years ago, and was very pleases with the results, but then it is hard to miss an elephant standing 20 feet away!


Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:56

Fritillary, there are a few drumming in the wood over the road, but none have come into the garden yet.


Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:16

Hi BM.

Yes I got the car, an Audi A1, 6 months old. I am trying to get to love it, but at the moment miss the old one. Must remind myself, it is only a car, and there are so many other things that are much more important.


Posted: 19/03/2015 at 09:46

Morning all.


Not been posting for a few days, have been going through one of my feeling a bit of a waste of space moods. Decided I need to pull myself together and get gardening.

Have not read what's been going on, so I hope you are all well.

Camera Corner

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 09:35

 Some pictures taken in the wild bit of the garden yesterday. I have never tried photographing birds before, as I thought with my fairly basic camera, I would not be able to capture them.

However with some food and a bit of patience, plus deleting about 100 of the photos taken, I got a few that I think are ok.


Posted: 07/03/2015 at 14:15

Afternoon all.

Magic, morning in garden, just pottering around, doing jobs as I found them. Did nothing on my list that's for sure.

Garden is looking colourful at the moment, with Snowdrops, crocus and Aconites flowering their socks off. I have lined one of the paths with pots of Irises, and they look good to.

Going to have lunch outside and then decide if I feel like carrying on.

Lovely to see you Sunflower lady.

bumble bees

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 17:25

Snap! Saw a buff tailed bumble bee collecting pollen from my dwarf Irises.


Posted: 06/03/2015 at 15:20

Afternoon all.

Nice to see you Stacey, hope all is well.

Very busy morning in garden, thought about taking one of my fleeces off, but then thought better of it.

Just about to put in an order with Crocus, now I have cleared some space in the greenhouse.

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