Tootles


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Anyone a member of RHS?

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 22:15

Does anyone know how much tickets will cost to the chatsworth show for members and none members?can't find any info on price on the rhs website


thanks

Courgettes - anyone put theirs out yet?

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 21:46

I hope they'll be more little seedlings waiting for you Zoomer. 


i spotted some for sale in a local garden centre so if all else fails you could still maybe buy some...but I know it's not quite as satisfying as growing your own from seed. 


I've only ever had a bumper crop once when I lived in London and sowed them into a patch at the end of the garden. Had loads that year.  I've had success with them since but never as good as that year.  I'm told that consistent watering is the trick. 

Courgettes - anyone put theirs out yet?

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 21:23

Defo me owd fruit!! 


Hoping for some good'uns this year. I normally grown them in large pots with mixed results, so giving three of them a 1m sq bed to share.  

Hhhheeeelllllpppppp!!!!!!!!

Posted: 26/05/2016 at 23:17

Other than not looking very nice, does black spot do any actual damage please?

Courgettes - anyone put theirs out yet?

Posted: 26/05/2016 at 23:14

Aye up Rob


im in Notts too and I put mine into a raised bed over three weeks ago. They are growing great guns and look very healthy.


go for it me duck! 

What was the winning name for the sweet pea competition

Posted: 25/05/2016 at 22:01

Nope but was just talking about this today! Would be good to know which name was chosen.

Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 25/05/2016 at 09:28

How lovely Chicky! Did you have a nice time? Any favourites from the day?


Great photos. Don't they look smashing! Really effective and a nice bit of structure. I hope ours get as full as that one day!

Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 07:41

Oooh! Just catching up on yesterday's Chelsea and I'm sure I spotted our little beauty in Charlie Albones show garden! looked glorious! 

Help Save The Hedgehogs

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 21:56

Spotted a big one by the back door on Friday night. Not long after the cat came in and his head was covered in fleas! Never happened before. Took 2 hours to pick them all off followed by an application of flea killer. Is it likely that he sniffed at the hedgehog do you think? i know hedgehogs often have fleas; poor things. I wonder if it bothers them. Put some more food and water out, and locked the kitty in!

What is your weather like?

Posted: 22/05/2016 at 21:53

Despite forecast of cloud and showers, it was lovely and sunny all day here on the Notts / Lincs border. Spot on gardening weather.

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