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GardenIng jokes

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 13:30

Cake?  Oh no.  I'm really and truly sorry.  What sort of cake?  I didn't mean anything by wot I wrote.   Is it chocolate cake?  I should not have  posted that.  Is it a cream cake?  Marzipan?  

Wot made the apple turnover?  I donut know..........

First Spring Flowers

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 13:25

Ashleigh I'm a lazeeeeee guy but must  remember to post a photo.  Posters know I'm not the biggest poster of pics here...get my moments though.  Would love to get one on the camera corner thread though.  

conflicting answers

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 13:22

Think this is the best option Duncan. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 13:16

Lovely morning but now frequent showers...hmmmmm

Punkdoc I have no idea now what the wind up merchant is saying....I have ignored him on the forum.  I feel exactly the same way about bullies. I'm  aware he is causing issues but I am convinced he has problems or lives in a fantasy world.  I have doubts he even has much of a garden....prob pinch one now from google...ha ha .  As a Samaritan I am aware of such behaviour.  Best ignore him and encourage others to do the same.

Busy morn...may join local credit union as an advisor but few details to clarify 

Will pot on lupins again this pm....they are growing so fast.  Will go into 3 litre pots.  

 Yippe!  My hostas will be dispatched on Monday.

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 08:14

Oooooooo yewjay. ......a brave man I think to say that 

I have to agree though that men are far more cleverer and sensibler. And we are better edekated.  ........oops!   I'll get my coat 

........am I in trouble now? 

conflicting answers

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 08:03

Duncan 

I sympathise.  Your neighbours, unfortunately, are like many others.  essentially they are bullies.......

Fencing seems the solution......or can you build a wall there?  Plants need attemtion etc and it might be more practical to concentrate on fence or wall

Good luck Duncan  

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 21/02/2014 at 07:52

His clueless

Here in Cornwall I don't think we need help re gardens etc.   Down here the situation in Somerset has caught the imagination.  We are helping with boxes of pasties and donations.

Re the forum, seeds aren't really something I do but cuttings yes.  However, I think we need to be sensible, practical and realistic.  Affected gardens won't reveal losses until the spring.  People need to say what plants they then need.  During the summer, even the autumn, we can provide plant material direct to individual posters.  Rooted cuttings, for example, can be posted cheaply.  Lorry loads of plants sounds like overkill.  This is the way I am happy to help 

First Spring Flowers

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 23:58

Have a beautiful white camelia in flower now.  Slightly more tender in colder areas but in my neutral soil it thrives beautifully.  Many wallflowers are out now and stocks have been flowering since autumn.  Although I don't have too many large clumps I have numerous small groups of snowdrops all over the garden.  

(I sense a cold spell on its way.....maybe not too bad here....that will hit all these blooms)

Plants for new border

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 21:22

My feeling too busy bee.  But we only really learn the hard ....and expensive.....way, don't we?

Everything I plant now is considered carefully for position, soil, aspect etc.  Plenty of compost, etc. accompanies every plant.  Plants then ....usually....respond with better growth, flowers and health.  

Talkback: Growing hellebores

Posted: 20/02/2014 at 21:17

Hiya Berghill......makes a big difference and many of the latest varieties do "upward" look.  Got a few of those myself. And the newest yellows are now very good. 

Discussions started by Verdun

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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What's your acronym? A guessing game......

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Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

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Dahliettes.....?

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