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Stacey Docherty

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:05
Morning all I need coffee.... Been up since 3am and am now in Liverpool sadly no time to pop into tatton park and after the disappointment of hampton not sure I would anyway!!!! Going to have to trust the under Gardner to water tonight as can't see me getting home till late!!!! Oh goshawk garden is gonna die( can't be bothered to change goshawk lol quote like it!!) later peeps x

Another chilli plant question :o)

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 13:55

I concur do not pinch out. the side shoots chillies are not "cordon plants" by nature they are bushes and so they try to do that! Varieties like Jo long hace less side shoots as they produce a larger stem however chillies like apache should keep the side shoots to promote more growth flowers and eventually fruits. If you have a large chilli plant as mentioned above or cherry bomb then the only issue is weight of the fruit breaking the stem but then you just stake!

Suggestions for plants to grow in pots in shade/wind please?

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 13:52

Fox gloves do well in pots for height and add a bit of ivy. There are some stunning hybrids on the market ATM ( digitalis illumination) hellibores for the spring?

Xhose - Expandable hose - any good?

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 13:50

My oh bought me one from a groupon like site love it it's ace!!!!


Posted: 15/07/2014 at 13:46

Still I like the fact it could be warm for 40 days... Verd the paddling pool is more like a mini pool and my lo is a water baby ( swam a width on her own last week and only 3 years and 2 months old!!! Proud mum) that's what I meant when I said I would love to see a garden design that incorporates children toys I have to contend with the big yellow and green slide/ climbing wall and now an 8 ft pool/ paddling pool.... Try making a garden look good around that!!!!


Posted: 15/07/2014 at 07:29

It's a pest lol it's spreads everywhere and swamps everything!!!!

Outrageous sexism!!!!!

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 07:28

I have to say I hate my lawn mower lmao it's a Rottweiler of a thing and pulls me aling screaming lmao!!!!! As for wellies full green is so boring I have x3 pairs.... 1 x. Ankle boot for summer lol with chillies on from a reputable "back door" boot company , x1 blue with white horses for woodland walks and fashion wear as they have a slight heel ( yes I know they were a Xmas present) and my old fave pair that despite the grotty appearance and to be honest smell I refuse to throw out as they have my name on them!!!! Bizarre but also a Xmas present lmao.... A  girl can never have to much waterproof footwear lmao 


Posted: 15/07/2014 at 07:22

Morning all .... Garden girl crocosmia are still sitting in the wheelbarrow but will probably end up over the fence!!!( made the mistake of putting them on the compost heap before!!) if u want some just let me know lol.....the only thing I left in the bed is a hellibore ( that seems to love full sun!) right a ton and a half of work to do ATM grrrrrrr would much prefer to be pooling in the garden admiring my wonderful agapanthus. The bees were all over them last night I was lovely. Plus they got an extra water whilst my lo swam in the paddling pool!!! 


Posted: 14/07/2014 at 20:13

Lol star gaze..... Btw queen mum white agapantus and enigma are lovely .... I'm well enamoured lol just noticed my pink blooey Southern belle echinacea is out!!!! Yey


Posted: 14/07/2014 at 18:09

Oh B*&&£$ pam lol i just sprinkled slow release fertiliser all round and into the soil lmao!!!! I have black panther in  a pot and to be honest it is neglected and i must have 30+ flowers on it this year!!!! Maybe a bit of neglect next year! Right manic night ahead, got to feed and water chickens, water toms, do dishes, finish a load of washing and pack as I'm probably in liverpool for the next 2 day! best i go try get lo into bed 

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What is this........

Id needed please 
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show us yours  
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Anyone know what this is?

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Tips .... 
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