Latest posts by Tootles

Have the photos been superimposed?

Posted: 06/02/2016 at 12:42

I can understand why people selling things do it (not that I agree with it) but I'm a bit confused as to why images in an article about plants would be altered so much. Using this example, I don't think it's just the colour that has been 'tweaked', they look practically stuck on. 

I'd rather see a true image, of course taken by a professional, but with warts and all! 

Have the photos been superimposed?

Posted: 06/02/2016 at 10:00

hello - just getting comfy with a cuppa and this months GW mag. 

i only clicked on a couple of years ago that the plant and seed mags alter their photos to make us yearn for beautiful flower filled plants that actually would never ever look like the photos (even with Monty's magic touch!).

i'm a bit gutted to see some of the same thing going on in the GW mag - or is it just my eyes?? I'm on page 13 and those violas don't look normal. 

If this is the case it's pretty disappointing. I want to see real plants. Please tell me that the images aren't touched up?  It feels a little bit like being fibbed to! 


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 20:14

Watered all my pots. Despite all the rain, they seem to have dried out tonnes in the wind. Wish it was the weekend so I could spend all day in the greenhouse. 

Oh no.....NOT AGAIN

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 20:11

I have the same problem with shoes Verdun. Maybe I could swap for two pairs of kitten heels for some aplines?

Handbags - could offer the same. A nice little red shoulder bag for a bare root rose?

Make-up - I've got every shade of lippy under the sun. What say you to Punchy Pink Gloss for a couple of pelargoniums?



Posted: 01/02/2016 at 04:06

Saw one at the flat in Blackheath a couple of weeks ago but not spotted any back in Nottinghamshire. Very pretty. 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 04:02

Woken up by very strong winds and just heard something roll over. Eeeek. 

RIP Terry Wogan....

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 10:58

Such sad sad news. It's like a member of this generation's nice gang has departed. Blessed to have such lovely memories and plenty to choose from. 

Cancer - I truely hate you. 

Garden animal droppings

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 18:28

Could it be that someone has dropped a NikNak? 

blind daff.bulbs

Posted: 30/01/2016 at 18:24

Once bulbs come up blind, will they ever revert back to flowering ones in subsequent years? Thanks 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 26/01/2016 at 16:55

Bit of light watering in the greenhouse and admiring some lovely White Christmas roses in the borders, and that's it today. So windy!  

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