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Pernission to speak SIR!

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 13:31

Newspaper instead  of toilet rolls?  Well, I have  a nice smooth bottom and I believe  it's down to using newspaper squares when I was a boy ...........

Shall I get my coat?  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 07:32

Morning folks.  First today.......well, near enough

Cooler but bright so far 

Sure the cannas have grown 6" overnight 

Late last night sent in my electricity meter readings.......put night and day figures in wrong way round though in my haste.  Seems to have thrown British gas system out.  Will have to ring now......more haste less speed 

 

Astilbe

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 00:01

MrsT,  I think you merely cut back the flowered stems yet there were others about to flower.  This isnt a "second flush" as such.  This is quite common on a lot of plants when cut back.  A second flush doesn't happen that quickly 

Alstromeria

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 23:52

Slugs amd snails are partial to alstromerias here.  Pretty sure that's your cause Tanty

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 18:23

Instead of a hug Orchid can I have the money instead? 

New lawn

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 12:56

Not cut it for,6 weeks?  New to me.  

If grass is growing well, it's not wet and your blades are set high a light mowing should be fine.  It's what  would do.  Regular light mowing is good

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 12:52

Nice to see you punkdoc.  Glad Glastonbury went well. Difficult being a "caring" person and easy for others to be judgemental. Also our own stress levels at times affect how caring we can be 

A few heavy showers today......quite a novelty.  But bright between and signs are good for this afternoon

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/07/2014 at 09:10

Different look and feel today.  Rain about apparently but dry here locally. Glad I cut grass yesterday pm as well as deadheaded, tidied and planted out a large canna Durban before any rain. 

 

 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 23:43

Fairy, Iveyii is a very under rated shrub.  I have lucifer in front and purple berberis  to its side.  

Cannas now about to flower all over the garden..........orange, red and yellow at 7' plus tall.  The heat has really  pushed them lately 

KEF

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 18:51

Is there a yum yum thread?    Free samples?

(my local bakery is brilliant....always a supply of tasters on display. Trouble is because my taste buds are poor I need 2 or even 3 tasters)

Discussions started by Verdun

Clocks go forward tonight

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Impressions of the posters here

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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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They're bossing it now........

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Love your garden

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grasses

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hardy geraniums pictures

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Is mahonia invasive?

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Blue foliage

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