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Stacey Docherty

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Talkback: Watering priorities

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:19
I have said it before but will recall the tale... When we moved In to our house I marveled at how despite not tending the garden the flowers were lovely... A few days later and I realised it was a collection of material and plastic flowers throughout and artificial ivy strung up over the fence panel. Lol 4 carrier bags we withdrew from the garden. Just out of badness I keep one of the yellow plastic chrysanthemums in the kitchen ( in a vase!)


Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:14
Kef I used to love frozen peas lol


Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:13
It was just gosh!


Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:07
Coffee grounds lol unlike me slugs hate it! Plus it's good for the garden and when it rains makes the borders smell like a bistro lol


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!!!!

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