Verdun


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What's in your bag?

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 08:41

Nothing is better than peat Tetley.  How come it's  fine to burn it but disgraceful to use it for gardening purposes? 

What's in your bag?

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 08:18

I agree...the poor state of the compost we buy is a disgrace.  Only yesterday I found a wallet with £100 in it in one bag......so annoying 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 08:15

Difficult and sad journey Lily Pilly.  And for you to know what to say.  And for you too Jo.  

I guess we have all gone through similar times.  

talking and listening is probably the most important thing we can do 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:33

Share your envy Hosta.  Superbly addictive aren't they?  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:25

Hello forkers

wet morning.  Back in from a shorter walk with Spike.  But mid morning will bring something betteer.  

(Now, isn't even talking about wet weather better than nappy talk ? )

What's in your bag?

Posted: 17/12/2015 at 07:22

Can you still get peat Tetley? 

Sieved soil...my own is sandy loam...sieved mushroom compost and perlite makes a good mixture for containers for me.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/12/2015 at 23:27

Morning?  Morning Pat?  Haven't got to bed yet 

I remember Christmas in Aussie as a kid.  On the beach. Lovely.

have fun out there Pat

Let's hasten the winter! What are you looking forward to flowering in spring?

Posted: 16/12/2015 at 23:05

Pansyface, you know that winter hasn't started yet?  We are still in autumn until next week.  I'm sure we will have cold, even very cold, weather.......everything averages out

min temp last night, according to neighbour, waa 13 

What's in your bag?

Posted: 16/12/2015 at 15:58

The very best compost can be produced ourselves.  We know the ingredients, don't we?  

Hmmmmm!  In reality though I don't turn my heaps enough so don't produce the heat for best quality compost.  I pile everything in but I do need to up my game.  

Recommend a dwarf mound lavender

Posted: 16/12/2015 at 15:51

Most lavendars if pruned  hard every year from young after  flowering will provide a nice mound Bonsai Marc. Pruning is the "secret" 

Munstead is a good dwarfish purple.  Folgate is one I have planted as individual specimens.  

There are lots of varieties out there and I have tried some of them....white, red and white and some novelties but for me they were weak uninspiring plants.

i would go online and see what are available.....actually think I will do the same 

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