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Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:38

thanks hollie, i'll leave them foer a couple of weeks then collect they were alovely soft pinky plum, gorgeous fragrance, just hope I don't get yellow or orange!

bees nest

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:36

the nest is outside an upstairs window, the only place he always tries to get too close is a huge clump of geraniums, I did put an obstacle there today and spent time encouraging him to say hello and stand back, he's fairly quick on the uptake, ( but also rather single minded!)


Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:31

thanks no expert (you're more expert than me!)


Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:30

just checked site says they can be harvested around 13 weeks from planting when foliage turns yellow and dies back, thought they looked a bit ropey today, although obviously I'far too disorganised to have noted exactly when we planted them!


Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:27

yes singing gardener, thankyou!!

tv programmes

Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:26

wow thanks all, I do watch anything I find on gardening, we have virgin so there are a few, I did watch the Irish one the other day that's on before Beechgrove Sunday am, did anyone see last Sunday and can anyone remember the geranium (pink) Helen(?) recommended?


Posted: 16/06/2015 at 21:23

hi all, i had some lovely wallflowers this year my friend grew for me, I just noticed they have loads of seedheads and wondered if I could collect and sow this, and how best to go about it, also they have lots of foliage now, I presume I should just lift them as they won't flower again, am I right? thanks in advance


Posted: 15/06/2015 at 21:25

no flowers fruitcake, lots of foliage, i didn't earth up very well, they're just in smallish black bags

bees nest

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 21:24

we would't do that, i don't think it's just these in the garden, i adore flowers and front and back are very full so i presume they come from all over! I'm not bothered about the nest, just worried littlies may get stung and I don't want them put off

Walter's Gift?

Posted: 15/06/2015 at 21:12

how gorgeous, i want one! how tall does it get?

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bees nest

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