Victoria Sponge


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Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: Yesterday at 20:06

Aw, I already have the Helenium, but will follow with interest

Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 27/03/2017 at 20:07

Well the leaves are dark enough chicky, I would hope for the best 


P.S if we are doing a new plant challenge this year I'll happy join in

Last edited: 27 March 2017 20:08:57

Blind Again?

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 21:28

I expect to see them covered in flowers tomorrow then Cloggie Also my own ne'er do well Bergenia, hopefully🤔

Vic's Allotment Adventures

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 20:33

I'll keep going BM, I'm made of iron


To be honest I kind of saw this coming, not that it makes it any better.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 20:25

Or naffs, maybe, as aym calls them I like a funky daff, they are the happiest of all the flowers

Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 20:17

I'm pretty sure mine didn't seed but will hope for seedlings all the same


Good work guys

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 19:30

Nice in the garden today. Seen a peacock butterfly on the drumstick prims and a wasp queen on the blackthorn, hopefully making some sloes. Loads of queen bumbles out as well, very positive


I did a small amount of weeding and planted some things out from a delivery a few week back. Planted things in an uninspired, dullwitted way (spikes next to spikes, spring next to autumn) but they've been sat around for long enough.


Potted on some outdoor seedlings, sidalcea, Veronica gentianoides and seedlings from a white polemonium, I bet they're all blue. Put my other seedlings and cuttings in the sun. 


Found my lamium orvala album, I'd planted a persicaria almost on top. Moved the lamium to under the kitchen window, that's quite a smashing spot for a nettle.


Studied a daffodil catalogue sent this week. Best time to plan for more daffs - that company doesn't miss a trick

Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 19:16

Whoop! Do the seedlings look similar to the plant?

Vic's Allotment Adventures

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 18:41

Thanks scroggin. It saps the joy out of it as something seems to happen every week and I wonder what I'm going to find

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 26/03/2017 at 17:59

That glade must smell glorious AWB I love hyacinths, especially when upright.


These seem earlier than previous years, Trepolo:



Should have a constant wave of daffs now for the next month or so, haven't had to start deadheading yet despite the recent weather weirdness. Had a few windfalls though.

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