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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 21:08

not today bu t yesterday... pruned inherited leggy jasmine in back garden ( had to do front last week) wish it had always been pruned, it took ages and stilll lookks a leggy half dead  tangle but the flowers last year after I pruned it in feb/march were plentiful and smelled divine. today it was snowing at 6am! so nothing done today

Loving my seedlings :)

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 10:15

all my spring sweer peas doing ok except 3 ridiculously leggy ones, larkspur, stocks, sweet rocket all just sprouting, transferred tomato seedlings ( well my almost 4 year old did, along with sowing more larkspur and sweet peas by herself, the most lovely half hour i've had for ages!) into 10cm pots, very much hoping to have plaenty of lovely things to plant out !

gardener

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 09:56

it's a bit more than that hosta, but most of it is very heavy work laying york stone

gardener

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 09:51

thanks clari, chapo from taylor made gardens came day after i called, gave a reasonable quote so hoping to hear from them with a date, i like to do most stuff but i can't lay stone!

What to do now roses have rooted

Posted: 22/03/2015 at 09:36

all but 2 of my cuttings are black, is it worth leaving them or shall i just consign them to the green bin?

What to do now roses have rooted

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 21:26

that's lovely

What to do now roses have rooted

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 21:02

well done mary, hope they do well for you. itook 7 cutting s of my gertrude jekyll last autumn, advice here was to leave undisturbed for 12-1 8 months which is what i'm doing ( it's sooo hard not to know how they're doing!) only a couple aren't black, fingers crossed, i'd love 3 more gertrudes

whitefly

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 20:55

loads of leaf piles, i left 2 piles of pruning over autumn/ winter, haven't got a bug house yet, must do, they seem to come in the house in winter, what's the best thing to do with them? if they're out of reach i leave them but if not i've been putting in plants in porch

Growing Sweet Peas 2014/2015

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 11:04

aah, thanks, the 'big' one does sow seeds and 'help' around a bit! little one just waliking so not yet but soon!!

gardener

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:46

thanks pansy, we are 1 min from botanical gadrens, fobs volunteer every wed am and i wealk through there every wed am, i will ask, thanks clari too i'll look at them,and thanks gardenboy, i'll see where nearest hort courses are

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