Latest posts by SweetPea93

Broken guitar for gardening

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:21

I've done some digging and found some photos...

 Someone's growing strawbs in this one,

 Not a guitar, but, well you get the idea,


 my personal favourite! And you could even carry on the rockery theme with this!


Broken guitar for gardening

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:14

Would you be interested in altering it a little? With a bigger hole I can sort of imagine some trailing plants sort of spilling out of the sound hole(?) I'm imagining some white bacopa or lobelia for some reason, with dark foliage, reminiscent of sheet music? I only suggest opening up the sound hole thing just so there's more light and room for them to tumble, but I suppose if you put enough compost in then there's not much call to open it really. Bacopa is very small, but plentiful, I bought one for 89p and it's grown in size a lot already. Maybe a climbing ivy may find itself wrapping its way up the fretboard too... Can you tell I love this idea??


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:06

Miserable day today, was bitten/stung at the allotment yesterday and my entire thigh has swollen up considerably, and painfully, and now I've neither the energy or inclination to even tidy up the garden, let alone go to the allotment. *sigh* nothing will stop the pain and itchiness either, I've tried all the usual suspects.

OH is going to cheer me up with a bath and burgers with the lettuce I've grown. He's a good egg! Hope you've all enjoyed the weather, it seems most of Worcester did, for once the shop was rather quiet today!

The challenges of a smaller than average garden

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 18:03

thanks for the reminder, watched beechgrove a couple of weeks ago, and liked it, so will return to it.


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:38

We've got lots of seeds, it's just a matter of improving and breaking down the soil, it's still compacted and unsuitable to sow in. Another week or two, but I'm very very aware time is marching on!



Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:34

I must admit I didn't know it was such a slow provider. If it does take so long, then I don't mind prioritising something else that will give results a little sooner, as the aim is to get as much in now as we can, so we don't feel we've wasted too much time this year.

This forum

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:05

I just think it's nice everyone who's a regular, without a personal vendetta against certain aspects of GW.. ahem... respects each other, which I think it really important and the main reason I now I have a stab at helping some people's questions. I wouldn't have dared to do that to begin with. I've grown in both confidence and imagination in regards to my gardening thanks to y'all!


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 10:03

OH wants courgettes but I cant stand the taste. bleurg.

Have a nice day all, some of us have to go to work on a Sunday


Posted: 01/06/2014 at 09:56

I've been unable to source any seeds in GCs, but if I ordered some seeds online am I too late? The info I've seen seems to suggest so. I thought I might be able to find some plants at my local blooms but I have been totally unsuccessful, which is a shame because I'd have loved to have put some in at the allotment this month.

Another one for next years list methinks!

The challenges of a smaller than average garden

Posted: 01/06/2014 at 09:44

The freegle one Rose? The Worcester one is fairly inactive, the freecycle one however is usually quite good, it's just getting to a post before it goes! It's given us so far two pallets for the lottie, and umpteen pots for potting on seedlings. Not too bad!

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