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Latest posts by Rosie31

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 20:20

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 26/05/2014 at 18:56

Newsflash - Maureen has handed over 200 plants to Zena at Shaftesbury!  Safely transferred and on their way to Somerset gardens now....

Great work Maureen!


Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 24/05/2014 at 20:45

Can I just say that one of the lovely things about this forum is the way everyone is pulling together?  For example.... Artjak started this initiative;  I did a little bit of research making contact with Andrew and the FLAG group on facebook;  now everyone else is getting on with it and plants are zipping all over the country without any help from me or others, it is just HAPPENING!!!!

You are all wonderful, fantastic people.  Big cheers!

dahlia tubers in ground through winter question.

Posted: 23/05/2014 at 15:41

My dahlias have just poked up out of the ground in the last week - two inches above ground now.  I'm in south wales, on clay soil, and I spread a thick (6 inch) layer of mulch (leaf mould) on the bed before winter.

Now I can see where they all are, I can start putting the other plants in around them!



Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 21:13

Hi AJ, I'm sure that will be more than fine.  I've sent Andrew a message through Facebook too, to let him know what is happening and asking him to tell me if there is any problem.


Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 17:13

That's right, Artjak!

I know we've now got arrangements for any plants that can get to Chicky in Guildford, and that AJ is heading down in a few days, and that Philippa is still regularly delivering plants...  but there may be other things happening too!

The only bit that I think we have really not cracked yet is a way of getting Gardenjeannie's plants down the M6.  Still looking for solutions to that one...


Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 11:15

Maureen, I've sent you a PM


Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 08:45

We took Pongo the Puppy on a new walk a couple of weeks ago and he discovered the farmer's slurry pit.   With immense delight, and a dive that Tom Daley would be proud of.   He sends wags to Flossie-Flo.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 22/05/2014 at 08:42

AJ - brilliant, have a good trip!

Maureen - I'll contact Zena and chase her up, I only have her facebook contact rather than email.. Will let you know later today what happens.

Which Root Killer Really works

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 21:07

I use SBK (I think that stands for Special Brushwood Killer).  It's a liquid, follow instructions on the packet.  You can get it in any garden centre.

I applied it a couple of times and it worked well.


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