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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 19:38

Well done Dove.  Impressed.

Is it me?  But are your violas looking down in the mouth?  They don't have the typical happy faces.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 19:34

A lovely afternoon here.  Really quite warm 

I had to order a couple of hostas .....didn't want them but the hosta thread hypnotised me into getting them.    There are so many varieties to tempt me but I do my research first to see if the selling hype matches the facts.  Going for Fire Island, Orange Marmalade and Touch of Class

Agree with the comment that we are beginning to talk more about plants  now that spring is fast approaching 

 

To Prune or Not to Prune

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 15:12

Prune off all those stems entwined and lower honeysuckle away from fence.

Reattache when fence dry and when growth re commences prune to new shoots Milzy  

Cost of the hobby of gardening per year?.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:31

Ah yes !  Eating your own fresh produce is the way to assess the cost of gardening per year.  Who cares about the cost when eating sweet carrots, succulent lettuce, delicious peas, rhubarb, beans, gooseberries, etc etc etc ?  

As you say clueless include the healthy exercise and tranquility and the cost is certainly worth it 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:22

Awful morning for rain.  Poured down.  But now?  Beautiful.  Sunshine, blue sky and no wind.

Stacey, with lupins already in the garden they are hardy as anything.  However newly acquired lupins are often susceptible to frosts so be aware of that.  Even here I cosset them a little until fully acclimatised.

Just "gone shares" with a friend to buy a box of pasties to send to Somerset's flood victims.  Not said for any medals but to show the feeling many people have for those suffering these past few months.  I think there are a number of such schemes nationwide. 

Best time to buy hostas and other plants?

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:13

No I don't Mark but I will. Just checked it out amd I want it 

To Prune or Not to Prune

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 13:10

Milzy, can you untangle from the fence?  Then lean it away in order to treat the fence. I prune honeysuckle in autumn or spring fairly hard back. It won't harm your plant. 

2014

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 11:34

Great pictures....as always Marion 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 11:32

Just a quickie but pleased for you Punkdoc ...... hope things continue to improve there

The WUM ....we all know who he is and it's a shame there are still one or two supporting him..........but he's got an obsession with the number of views on his threads !    However, the rest of us can enjoy the forum 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 07:58

Wet and windy.....hmmmmmmm

Pleased to have "gardened" yesterday when weather was so good 

Have good day everyone

Discussions started by Verdun

Any other dodos out there?

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What's left for us to grow?

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Meany or being careful !

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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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