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Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 21:25

I'll do your weeding Clari, I've not had too much myself with most of the garden under landscape matting or 4 inches of bark chippings 

Although i might not be much good at it. I have neglected to tackle a sapling growing under my Ceanothus bush in the front garden. Last time I looked I was meant to deal with it as it's right beside the house wall but I forgot and two years later it's huge. It's a great shame since it looks like an oak but it's got SBK written all over it now 


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 17:18

Resistant is futile 

No I'm not Borg, I went looking for Salvia lycioidies but came away with a third canna because 2 left a space 

And some weedkiller and plant food, so all the essentials

Clever Panda, poor Yvie, lucky Dove  


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 11:30

Spin class done, legs of jelly, early lunch and then an proper excuse to visit the DIY GC 

Can I resist temptation? 


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 08:03

Gorgeous day today. Gymming it but I'd rather be in hosta's shoes today 

Oh well, I do have a bearded IT nerd with a mohawk, anyone jealous? 


Posted: 18/06/2015 at 19:08

Matty she' so gorgeous and I'm sure you will make her very welcome 

Bad luck Panda 

Good luck DD 

Poor fairy, 9 degrees is harsh, obviously they don't make us southerns of the same stuff, I'd be flipping miserable 

Did manage some gardening today, spot weeding some bindweed and watering mainly 

Been practising my manoeuvres in the car, booking lessons tomorrow, at a rate of 4 or 5 a week. 

National Garden Competition 2015.

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 16:23

I would never associate myself with the Daily fail. Awful paper 


Posted: 18/06/2015 at 08:00

Morning all 

Sunny, very warm yesterday, today looks the same. 

Lots on at the moment, busy busy, not much time for garden but I'm happy now to let it grow 

My roses this year are phenomenal. Wall to wall colour, absolutely smothered  that's down to feeding mulching and tying in correctly, all of which I learnt from this forum, so thanks everyone 

Have a great day  xx

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 17:43

So pretty Yvie.

Love your garden and know how hard you have worked on it  (same as me)

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 16:14

The lily is stunning as is the compost!  I  have made a bin of the black stuff too, first time it's turned out really well thanks to my shredder 

What a difference a year makes

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 16:00

Yeah the shed colour is lovely Yvie 

Amazing effort but I expected nothing less from you Yvie 

Well done lass

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