London (change)
Today 13°C / 9°C
Tomorrow 13°C / 8°C


Latest posts by Wintersong

1 to 10 of 1,432

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: Yesterday at 20:50

Did some faffing around a pergola frame laid out on the parking area then gardening....

Moved a hellebore I divided late last spring because after removing some large plants from the lower garden that whole bed looks out of balance. Still stuff to do there but worked in middle garden for a bit.

I moved a small shrub somewhere better, mulched it, weeded out some erroneous Crocosmia and then took my fork to a large bunch of Kniphofia to make three new clumps plus six babies. Planted them all up, moving a second small shrub to make room for all that. 

OH cooked dinner so I downed a pint  or three.


Posted: Yesterday at 09:19

Coffee break here...

already been outside, lovely sunny day here and I had to clear the car parking area so that OH could lay out all the pergola pieces and measure.

Now I just have to find motivation for gardening... told you guys I peeked too early

It's my birthday

Posted: Yesterday at 06:46

Happy B day fruitcake 


Posted: Yesterday at 06:45


Is it hard to rip out a mature yellow ribbon arborvitae?

Posted: Yesterday at 06:41

Will be easy with wheels,seems a shame though, they look very attractive 


Posted: Yesterday at 06:37

Morning all,

Just dropped my tablet don't tell OH 

Was very tired again yesterday, hopefully today will be more productive 

Welcome to Hours go by,

Eating porridge then got all day to garden, it's clear skies here, yesterday was raining though 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 08:25

did someone mention cake?

Why have my box plants turned orange?????

Posted: 26/03/2015 at 07:11

Water until established but also, they are hungry plants. Turning orange is normally a sign they need feeding. Don't be tight with a good sprinkling of BM or BFB at this time of year and after their haircut


Posted: 26/03/2015 at 07:05

Morning all,

Was a beautiful and sunny end to a busy day yesterday, so I managed to dig some more post hole out and OH and myself measured them up to get them level.

Middle son was supposed to come today but the forecast is poor so we've postponed pergola erection until next week, there's no hurry to get it right.

Might get out later for some planting or mulching but got visitors today as well so...

Enjoy your days everyone


Posted: 25/03/2015 at 06:44

Morning Dove and others to come 

My condolences on your loss Dove and Lyn's on the other thread that I have followed but found it impossible to comment ,not sure why I have this problem but what I should say sounds awkward whilst I have no words for what I want to say. The only person I've lost was my brother in law whose death devastated two families, 20+yrs later and we still feel his loss 

Had a quiet day yesterday taking in deliveries and OH admitted this morning that we forgot post mix for the posts 

Puppy play date later and I'll get my dad to take me to Wicks 


1 to 10 of 1,432

Discussions started by Wintersong

How to beat Botrytis?

Replies: 3    Views: 150
Last Post: 09/03/2015 at 12:55

Whats wrong with my hosta?

It's half the size of last year 
Replies: 5    Views: 396
Last Post: 14/06/2014 at 15:46

Before and After

Replies: 31    Views: 1634
Last Post: 01/06/2013 at 12:23

June in Your Garden!

Replies: 246    Views: 15328
Last Post: 22/06/2014 at 13:27


Replies: 36    Views: 2251
Last Post: 31/05/2012 at 21:22

Chelsea Chop

Replies: 5    Views: 1818
Last Post: 20/05/2012 at 19:01

What's it like in your garden?

Replies: 6    Views: 748
Last Post: 05/05/2012 at 23:16

Ooh ooh so excited!

New border 
Replies: 11    Views: 836
Last Post: 25/04/2012 at 20:35

Talkback: Informal planting

Andy said "Basically, it’s like a collage of pictures stuck on a bit of paper, except I do it in Powerpoint on a computer." It's an incredi... 
Replies: 2    Views: 531
Last Post: 23/04/2012 at 18:24

Why Miss Bateman?

Replies: 18    Views: 2761
Last Post: 17/05/2012 at 19:08

Phormium newbie

Replies: 2    Views: 1320
Last Post: 15/04/2012 at 09:45
11 threads returned