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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 11/02/2015 at 16:19

Doh @ Fidget.

 I think it was seven plants I got in their new places today. 3 shield ferns, 3 Saxifrage London Pride, 2 Cowslips, 1 Pyracantha and a partridge in a...I mean and a Eleagnus.

Oops that 9 plus the Geranium Johnson's Blue...okay, a perfect score of 10 today


Posted: 11/02/2015 at 15:08

I remember rice pudding with nutmeg, and skin on top!

I put nutmeg in my mash quiet often. Lovely


Posted: 11/02/2015 at 14:18

Thanks for sharing those purchases Lesley K I'm not jealous at all

Been a busy bee in the garden today even though my original intention was just to wander round a bit for some PPP inspiration.

It all started because I had to move a wall trained Pyracantha over a bit, then I discovered some sneaky bindweed that I prefer to dig out if I can. Well it was going right through a large clump of Geranium, so that had to come out and a fern and once I'd begun, I just went for it. Moved three shield ferns into a tighter unit under my big Acer tree since I took my hosta out in Autumn after it suffered from drought. Figure ferns won't want for much there. I tell you something though, those things come with enormous rootballs. I couldn't shake hardly any loose dirt off and had to roll them along the ground to get them in position.

Also got some saxifraga x urbium London Pride in the ground that's been sitting on a plastic sheet all winter so that entire area is nicely finished with the Cowslips I planted the other week.

Then I had some space in the border to arrange a few new purchases. I'm after height but also evergreen at the back of the border and ofc something lush for shade, so that's my Eleagnus and new Fatzia sorted (thanks for those shade suggestions a couple of weeks ago) Also, three Box balls for the front at the path and yes I know the blight thingy is a current concern, but but but...those lovely perfect formal shapes I can't help myself.

Anyways, I'm really happy. Can tick off another couple of things from my To-Do List

I only have 1,764 things left to plant



Posted: 11/02/2015 at 08:26

@punkddoc. YAY...for the seedlings.

Joining me on the PPP step is an added bonus


Posted: 11/02/2015 at 07:56

P.S show us your lovely purchases later Lesley k

B&Q got some good stuff at mine already


Posted: 11/02/2015 at 07:55

Morning all

Can't seem to stop yawning this morning, head full of PPPs (possible planting positions)

To move or not to move, that is the question.

Some plant need a  better spot but their growing larger every season and well, I haven't thought of where to move them too yet . I don't mind leaving them in bags until I find the place, I've got an exposed kniphofia sitting on my patio since autumn, it's still alive despite the frostings, it won't suffer before spring but where to put it?

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 19:15

YES! YES! and Oh Yes!



Posted: 10/02/2015 at 17:38

Glad Tigger can at least enjoy his remaining time on the good stuff BL


Posted: 10/02/2015 at 16:25

OOOooooOOOOoh damn, KEF spotted my stealth purchases

Not sunny today, but still doable in the garden. Didn't get anything actually planted because I had to make Cheesy-Leeky-Potato-Thingy this afternoon which I've just gobbled up with butcher's sausages I was starving!

and there's leftovers for tomorrow

Win win aye?

I indulged myself...

Posted: 10/02/2015 at 16:01

I want one too!

Seriously, what was the company you ordered from?

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