Verdun


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New to gardening

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 13:05

TERRY,,check out hardy perennials in small (9cm) pots in the garden centres.  Pot them on...not out yet......to grow a bit more for cheap summer plants.  

sow peas (cover with polythene or fleece) and sow lettuce in pots indoors.  

grab a couple of dahlias too to pot up.  Dont water yet and fleece them overnight.   The earlier you start them the bigger your plants will be this summer 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 12:55

Beautifully warm and sunny.    In garden (albeit walled) it feels and looks like spring.

 Sown peas and lettuce.  Planted out replacement helianthemum (year old cutting now a bushy plant), planted out potted blue anemone blandas, potted hyacinths ( been outside in pots) and put out potted tulips that have been outside all winter.

heart says it is spring.  Brain is saying "whoa....not quite yet" 

TV alert new series Big Dreams Small Spaces

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 12:47

Thanks kleipieper 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 12:46

Better to get pm issue sorted Nora.  Any progress? 

A REAL SCARE.......a body

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 21:39

A REAL SCARE.......a body

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 21:24

But I was frighto Tetley 

Lowering area with clay soil

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 16:04

My thought too Dave but I guess Ste9 has already considered that?  Ste9? 

Lowering area with clay soil

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 10:25

Just an observation Ste9 but your planned for trampoline is a little near the greenhouse for my liking......???

why did you decide to lower the ground there?  Apologies if you have already said why

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 10:18

Planted out pulmonaria Blue Ensign that I divided and potted up last spring.  2 large plants in flower now for immediate impact. Potted on salvias, agastaches, osteospermums and linum perenne. 

Holly tree, cematis montana and bird cover

Posted: 02/02/2016 at 10:10

No LG.  cut out all those straggly bits.  Get back to a solid, uninspirational circle of bare wood.  I see no reason why it wont recover its shape.  By mid summer you will have some idea

what else do you have in that border?  How about planting a dahlia or two there ?  Distraction whilst the holly recovers? 

hey! You have my loppers there 

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