Latest posts by Verdun

Relocating an Arum Lily

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 10:53

Beeman I divide my arum fairly often.  Used to sell them and divide every year.  

Do you want to move it simply hasn't died back? if so don't will be fine 

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:45

Hosta, I have come to notice and respect people, not for what "class" they are in  or "standards" they display but for how decent they are.  It is amazing to see the abilities and skills many ordinary, "uneducated" people have.

(I delight in seeing a "snob" trip up on the pavement.

I remember Muhammad Ali talking by satellite to a group of academics here in the UK.  They were intent on ridiculing the great man but he made fools out of them.  I guess he talked "gibberish" but what an inspiration he was world wide. 

Enjoy your day Hosta 

Right.......sun is out so a car to clean 


When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:21


Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:19

Morning Karen

I use it soon......perhaps I am wrong but I assume the fertiliser takes 8 weeks or so to break down for plants to absorb.  On my veg patch, for example, I apply fish blood and bone about 4 weeks before I sow seed.  potash is more immediate but quickly leached out of the soil so whenever you have it use it fresh asap. 

Chicken pellets are not a fsvourite for me but useful as an addition to mulch 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:12

Worth it for that smell of newly mown grass Mollis 

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:08

"Always look on the bright side of life"....Eric Idle 


Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:04

Jealous !  although sun is coming 

Hydrangea is it too early to prune

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 08:02

Morning Wootie 

wait a while yet. 

Its pretty cold right now with frost in many places so another couple of weeks' delay would be sensible. 

(Assuming you have the usual mopheads/lacecaps) 


Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:58

Actually sounds like it is looking wonderful up there 

When will people learn the difference...

Posted: 28/02/2016 at 07:57

Oh noooooooooo . Not that Fairy. 

is this armageddon? 

(Have a good day Fairy 

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