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Latest posts by SweetPea93

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:44

Thanks Cleo! It's starting to take shape, just need some much bigger pots ready for the seedlings! I really love the oranges, I had a lot of pinks and purples, feels more balanced now. I only wish I could have some hanging baskets or some of the pots that lie flat against the wall.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:35

I take it his is a wee snail too? tut tut!

Time to get busy!

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:34

that's the problem with being a sales assistant for the past 5 years, I've never had to pay full price for clothes, especially when I've a penchant for rooting about in charity shops! I wanted to learn how to knit cat toys and other such useful things, I think I always knew an entire jumper would be beyond my remit! I managed a scarf for the OH's teddy bear!

Best April Fool Gags

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:28

Seeing as I'm a sales assistant i'm very glad nobody has ever done this to me!

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 18:21

spent a few hours out in the sun today, back to work again tomorrow, boo!

Here's what I added,

 I love the last photo, though now I have a large number of pots (21 in fact!) I fear it might be drawing attention to itself and I don't want them stolen or vandalised... once some idiot stole my Dad's incredible hanging baskets. At least it shows i'm proud of them!

Books recommended for container gardening?

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 17:37

I will only ever have various pots at this house, however long we live here, there just seems little point in putting lots of effort into the single, thin and not very deep border we have, when we could be moving out in a month's time, which does get tiring, but I'm happy with pots for now, at least until I see all of your fabulous gardens of course!


I like reading books, and getting inspiration for how to arrange pots, at the moment all mine are single plants, and hope to change that, can anyone recommend any good books? Especially for new starters!

Music in the Garden

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 17:33

@Rosemummy, looking back through this post, I think you and I would get along great! Come be my neighbour anytime!

Music in the Garden

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 17:31

Today I listened to a lot of 90's indie, the other day it was some ACDC, nothing better than a bit of Hells Bells of an evening. Otherwise it'll probably be Queen, Fleetwood Mac, lately I've been listening to a band called Haim, sort of like Stevie Nicks meets 2014... Really good honest! And some Lana Del Ray. Without wanting to sound like a bit of a music ponce, I really will listen to most things, but 70's 'Dad Rock' is really what gets me feet a-tappin'!

First time greenhouse

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 17:26

My little one is earning it's keep today, just potted up my carnation, dahlia and zinnia seedlings in small to medium pots there's probably around 15, there's no chance they'd live out in the cold, and they wouldn't fare much better in windowsills about the house with 4 cats around. I say go for it!

Time to get busy!

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 17:22
Edd wrote (see)

Not too sure about that BB2.

Have you seen SweetPeas new key board.




Cheeky! I am indeed 21, and only 21 for a while, 21 since Feb. As for you Edd, I have two lovely typewriters, and around 40 ancient film cameras, I seem to collect relics. There's nothing more I like than using something unusual to hold a pretty bunch of freshly cut blooms, once I used a box brownie camera to hold some small carnations in my office space in the previous house. Sadly this one is much smaller, and I'm minus an office, and all the cameras live downstairs in the cellar.

 I assume because my old hobby lives in boxes at the moment, my attention turned to gardening, I tried knitting and crocheting to little gain, mainly because of the fluffy black beast in the photo, so started on the garden. I showed no interest in our old garden which was much bigger, sunnier, and a million times more private. Ah well!

Anyway, back to BBs post!!

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GW live. What to expect?

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flowering plant ID, but no flowers, just a bulb!

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Marigolds looking... well weird

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Garden tattoos? Or generally cool and interesting tattoos?

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