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Advice on overgrown garden

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 08:54

Hi Joe. I sympathise as had similar experience.  Renovating the house means that no time for garden and any progress made gets quickly undone by enthusiastic weeds. I think the solution depends on whether you are now ready to tackle it properly and keep defending against the weeds ( this will take time but it gets easier over the years as you start to regain control) or whether you want a fix to keep it reasonable until you've got more time.  The quick fix is to get it reasonably level, throw extra grass seed on top and keep mowing.  Grass will spread quite quickly and the mowing will reduce the weeds.  Over time you'll have a reasonable, if a little bumpy and weedy, grass space.  At least usable and not an eyesore to look at. Then when you've got more time you can start to make shrub borders piecemeal. And decide whether to improve retained lawn areas via weeding and top dressing or go for the whole relaying option.  Good luck!

Received 48 perennial plugs, but what do I do next?

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 06:23

Oh, that's easy. Ta.

Received 48 perennial plugs, but what do I do next?

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 22:57

Thanks for this thread.  Mine have just arrived too.  Will be potted up and put in greenhouse for winter.  What compost mix is best?

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 22:53

I love twiglets....

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 20:59

Genius!  Love it!

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 20:54

TWIGs!  Trips With Iceni Gardeners!

so next TWIG day out is Beth Chatto, last sat in sept.  Everyone welcome!

East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 07:51

Hi guys!  Sorry haven't been round much.  busy time.  Just popping in to say I'm still up for last sat of sept if you are.  Love the name Dove!  Been thinking how can add to it to get an appropriate acronym.....

It's my birthday

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 03:05

Happy birthday to you.....

happy birthday to you....

 Happpeeeee birthday dear Paaaannnnndaaaaaaaa

Happy birthday to you!


East Anglia Forkers Outings

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 20:49

Great Chicky!  We can generalise the name a little to be more inclusive? Eg East of England- ers, North of London-ers , almost Dutch-ers.  Any suggestions?

Deepest red astrantia

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 08:53

Verdun seems to be our resident expert on astrantia so sure he'll help but think I've been told their colour can vary dependant on soil type and maturity.  Hence maybe why you're getting different answers.  Grow them all and see what works for you!

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