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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 21:19

Artjak, think it will be perfect there.  It's a light bright fuschia so will show up well v

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 21:12

Sorry orchid. Feel guilty now    Often chimney pots are chucked out or unwanted so free. ,keep eyes peeled

Fairy...painting your washing?  When I saw my mum last week she thought I had a big cut on my face...it was a big splash of brown fence paint.  Why  did no one tell me?    Had to laugh tho 

 

Keep lawn looking nice

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 16:53

Chris,,if it's nice and level I would rake/scarify, tine it (fork in all over the lawn to aerate) and reseed bare patches.  Keep it well watered until germination.

Regular mowing, a good feed in spring plus weed and moss treatment.  Don't let it dry out in summer.  A couple of nitrogen feeds in summer too.  

 I top dress too but think if you do the above your lawn will begin to look good 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 16:48

Love that colour artjak ...well worth waiting for 

The fuschia is quite vigorous ...moved it too many times I think in finding the perfect spot for it.  Nice silvery pale green leaves ..delightful.  

Chlorotic skimmia and peris

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 16:03

Flora rose, had lots of bees this summer ...butterflies too.  Buddleias of course but agastaches attract them big time 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 15:59

Looking good dove.  

Dog wee stains on grass

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 15:56

Hose is better still...just saturate the area. 

Deterrent?  A catapult    Oh, drat,  that's for cats   Doggone it.   

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 15:52

Hey, I've just bid on eBay for a chimney pot .  Previous bid was £10 but I've offered £35 

Bloomin hot here.  Not complaining but I've just planted out over 100 bare root wallflowers in veg patch. The ground is rock hard and dry.    it's amazing how much growth they will put on in next couple of months down here.  I will then transplant during late autumn and winter where they will make large individual specimens in early spring.  Most years they can be 2 to 3' tall and across 

Garden girl, I recorded Beechgrove  too so might just take a 30 min break 

2014

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 09:11

Good ??ou are back online Marion 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/09/2014 at 09:03

Hey, that's the way I travel every day Bekkie..

Looks and feels very promising today........can feel the heat.   

Still picking runner beans ...been a great year for,them

Discussions started by Verdun

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