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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 20:54

Extra donuts DD?  Well alrighty then 

just had a huge steak plus dessert.  Full up.  Full to bloating.....just a bowlful of strawberries and clotted cream now.  If they're not eaten now I can't get more tomorrow

increasingly pleased wifh my hydrangea limelight.  Lime green flowers will turn fluffy white soon. currently in the shadow of dierama Guinevere.


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 20:47

Welcome back Pentillie.


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 20:01

Envious the fosters. that is a hydrangea I have long coveted but I do not have acid soil

Before you put into a is definitely better in the ground,if conditions are right.  Is there another spot in your garden you can use?  Test ph there.

if you need to pot it get as big a comtainer as possible. use john innes ericaceous compost in preference to ericaceous mpc.

and use rain water not tap water

Wilting oregano and parsley!

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 19:40

Possibly carrot fly on parsley but not of planted very recently.

my parsley does well on normal to dry soil. ,

What ate my leucanthemum flowers?

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 13:52

My favourite leucanthemum Leymoor Lad.  I have a couple and they will grow taller in better soil.  

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 12:39

Hey lass, looking lovely 

Fruit bushes with bindweed treated with glyphosate

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 12:35

Not looking good Pat.  Wait for a few weeks before you do anything.

your husband is not the only glyphosate hooligan.  I put in a lawn a few years back for someone and last year,"to get rid of the weeds" she sprayed glyphosate on them. 

The weeds have has the grass.  "No" I told her.......I wont do the grass again.

Is this an arrogance?

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 07:41

Ooooo, Steve has put me in my place .  

I do have an MR in front of my name 

The Instant Gardener

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 07:38

Not seen the Instant Gardener yet but have recorded it


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 07:36

Hello forkers.

nice n sunny and hardly any wind.  Quite humid last night.

(ssssh!  Ordered a couple more plants last night.....kniphofias are attracting me.  Tawney King esp. .....I'll pop in for some free meals somewhere to pay for them!)

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