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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 19:23

Been whizzing around Removing long dahlia flower stems that have faded or are fading in amticipation of heavy rain and strong winds later.

officially cornwall has had more rain this month than preceding months together.  Yet here its been dry apart from last 10 days or so.  Micro climates I guess.

over wintering perrenials in pots

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:47

Yes that is totally hardy satrdayboy.  Coreopsis too.

half price is great

Don't worry about the frost too much......cover them with fleece.  You could put the pots into the ground too for the winter

Blueberries

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:42

And use ericaceous john innes compost too Paula 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 17:13

Fun days dove 

Liming effect on slugs?

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 16:26

Do you mean bunny rabbits Lyn?  

Re the pinks, only when flowers going over......

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 16:24

Scary when a windscreen goes Dove........back in the day my windscreens went frequently.....too speedy in my convertibles!!  And the screens would just shatter into a million pieces.  remember using a large piece of polythene stretched across the empty screen between the door hinges. wipers still worked and I remember thinking it was great fun

after a morning of rain the sun is out.  Warm and dry.  Repaired some leaky gutters on my garage.  A lot of rain is heading this way tonight.......

summer is letting us down a bit now.........

over wintering perrenials in pots

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 16:14

It did occur Punkdoc....I am assuming the normal hardy salvias.  ,

satrdayboy,,can you let us know the variety of salvia just to make sure advice is correct for you ?

An observation.....

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 16:12

No rules...just let them slug it out 

Liming effect on slugs?

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 16:01

Invicta, spot  on.  Snails love all the brooms when they flower and when they start to go over.  Like you I too focus on brooms then to catch the blighters.  Ditto with pinks for the same reason

Bit fed up but always a silver lining......

Posted: 25/08/2015 at 15:56

Clarington, I resemble that remark .  

Wot did I say?  

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