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what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 08:36

Oh sorry Ianiey2, meant to say hi and welcome to the forum. 

Serious! Really

Posted: 04/11/2013 at 08:33

Not too far from me is a house called Bin Robin.  Luckily the occupant looks too fat to  exert himself too much.  


Posted: 04/11/2013 at 08:27

Morning everyone

Sunny here, dry and feels warm.  Prob all change later.  And lots of rain yesterday 

Will continue to cut stuff back today.  A conifer trunk, too big to carry far, needs to be burned.  Might leave that for couple more weeks though.


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 22:23

Both 4th panda please 


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 21:58

Hope you restricted its roots Dove.  It won't stay small for long. 


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 21:55


Spent Mushroom Compost

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 21:54

Decide first folks if you want to keep your soil acid.  If so. Avoid mushroom compost.  Most of the soil in Cornwall, away from the coast,'is acid ....Blue hydrangeas, camellias,,azaleas, Rhodos, etc therefore flourishes.......and using mushroom compost would spoil those plants.


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 21:47

Agree with dave.  Start again with new stock.  You won't lose much time and a healthy cutting will outdo a sickly one.  I have been using perlite quite a lot over past couple of years and for seed and cuttings it's now my preferred medium.  

Confession Times!

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 21:41

Stacey........I am.   

Was in a shop the other day and a Toblerone bar there was about £50 I think.  How could you break off a piece off that?  I'm not weak but even I would have to use a pair of pliers.  

Lily, yes caramac was satisfactorily consumed last week ...but I dont really like chocolate


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 21:34

Gardengirl, for us gardeners there is always something moving in the garden.   Spring is never far away 

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