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Soft fruit suggestions please

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 22:22

Blackcurrants for me too Edd.  With lashings of cornish clotted cream, cornish ice cream and in porridge.   Still have plenty in the freezer 

blueberries.....nothing better eaten fresh.....and gooseberries eaten green 

Oh no.....NOT AGAIN

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 22:13

Tetley, Dinah has just told me to buy more plants so what can I do?     However I am overwhelmed by your kind offer.....cuppa too 

(expecting to be treated to a meal tomorrow so I will save some cash for more plants    If I don't buy Big Issue this week I can save even more ....always solutions)

 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 18:37

Glad you enjoyed the weather I sent you Lyn

Used growbags

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 18:35

Dago, a big false economy to use grow bags for a second year.  Why?  They are cheap. Best to use them as mulches...as already said 

Iris flowering - is this a problem

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 18:30

I have several clumps of tall iris flowering right now....unknown variety but pale blue.  Been flowering for a couple of weeks.  They just wont flower next month that's all 

Oh no.....NOT AGAIN

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 18:24

GG, no these plants are in a minimum 1litre size and pretty cheap too.  Always have great plants from them.  However, I will take your advice and open the "album of the fabulous things"..........I do have lots of photos of me 

Talkback: New Year action plan

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 16:32

Philippa, Philippa, Philippa....wot you like?  It's MARCH 1st    

Another Vine Weevil warning

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 16:30

Well said and worth checking now Philippa.....I do the "gentle tug" thing on susceptible plants at this time of year.  Lots of nasties have enjoyed this winter.  

Holly tree, cematis montana and bird cover

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 16:26

LG, I think your holly will recover......hollies are pretty determined to grow.  

You want a lollipop.....not  offering sweets I hasten to add ......so I would take a lopper to it now to get a semblance of shape before new growth starts.  Wont look worse than it is now but in your head you know it will come good.

a generous feed and mulch too.

during the growing season just check on how it is performing.  Some shoots will prob be stronger than others.  

Oh no.....NOT AGAIN

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 16:18

a supplier has just sent me a mail to say he has loads of new plants now and in the offing. 

Well, I wont look at his catalogue . Won't be tempted . No way jose . I have enough plants . I have spent a fortune already . I will delete his mail without any   Iota of curiosity to look 

heck!  That is bloomin' rude.  he took the trouble to write to me and I'm going to ignore it?

nope!  Going to be strong.  Got a casserole to check on 

I'll take a quick look see 

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