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Latest posts by SwissSue

Why May?

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 08:57

I agree wholeheartedly, May is great, June too. Love the delicate green in the woods.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 05:37
blackest wrote (see)

 My new edible bed (well probably not the lavender)

parsley, sage, rosemary ,thyme, heather , mint , chives, oregano, curry plant,

 Cloche starting to be planted.

 Starting to plant the front half two the ground is full of blue flower seeds so should get interesting after the tete-i-tete die back, nice for 40 cents of bulbs.

Loads more to go in yet.

Hi Blackest, looking good, but I think you might have to clean your camera lens, pics are a bit blurred.

crocosmia masoniorum?

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 17:21

If it was me I'd wait and see what it turns into. If it's a thug you can still dig it up and cut of any seed heads. It might have lovely flowers, in which case it would be a shame to throw it out.

Losetto tomatoes

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 19:53

I would say not more than 3 in a 12" basket. Losetto grows to about 12" wide. Any more and the roots won't have enough room.

EVIL Japanese Anemone

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 16:15

Strange you should say that about the pink ones Obelix. I've got two nice clumps which have been in the same spot for at least 15 years and have never spread, but the white ones, in a dry bed between a huge magnolia and a large red hazel where nothing else will grow , increase regularly. I just pull out what becomes too much.

I seem to remember that a few weeks back, someone on the forum said never plant anything with the word japanese in the name, you'll never get rid of it!

Help I used evergreen 4 in 1

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 12:26

Try again Brian, press green submit reply button under comments window, NOT Enter button on keyboard!

Is this Sooty Canker Fungus?

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 12:23

Try again Melsey, press green submit reply button under comments window, NOT Enter button on keyboard!


Posted: 23/04/2013 at 09:10
Bev Pounsett-Krynauw wrote (see)

Morning Dove, Fairygirl, Andy, Chicky, Blackest, Woo and anyone who is reading this without posting.

Beautiful day here again. I am going to get something done today.

Hope everyone has a good dayI

I'll drink (coffee!) to that!

Xhose - Expandable hose - any good?

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 09:02

I've seen these on telly and read the reviews on Amazon. Sounds like a cheap gag Made in China. I'd be more inclined to get something like this (we have something similar and it hasn't kinked yet!:


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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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Silica cat litter instead of vermiculite

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