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Posted: 09/04/2015 at 13:47


back from the pet store and GC. Had to buy some more bird food which was incredibly heavy to carry round with me, but they are surprisingly hungrier now than winter 

Took a turn around the GC just to check if they had anything I could  use and I think they are using a new label on their plants these days, the incredibly sticky kind of label because 3 wallflower Bowle's Mauve stuck to my trousers without me knowing, as did two Clematis, one on each arm apparently, whilst a Coprosma got stuck to my back and when I got home, OH told me about the Yucca I was using as a hat

oh well, I'm not walking them all the way back so I guess I've have to dig a few holes in my garden


Posted: 09/04/2015 at 09:09

Morning all,

Had a chill day yesterday and was so exhausted I only just got up 

That's late for me 

Feels like this week has sped past but I did find out that my bakery takings were up over the Easter holidays by a massive 40%, no wonder with visitors on the back end of that I've been sleeping

Don't know what today will bring, have reason to celebrate since OH won some new contracts, and I haven't done my easter plant shopping yet, what time of year do iris pop up in GCs? I never see any because they are so popular I think they go in a whiz 

Even so, am still so tired so might just prick out my seedlings 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 08/04/2015 at 15:22

LOVE LOVE LOVE your garden Yvie,

you've put so much work into it girl and its looking A-mazing


Posted: 08/04/2015 at 08:05

Morning Hosta, thanks bekkie and Dove...ooooh perfect

Clari...I heard that Cornwallian dog walkers tend to go nekkid at the first sniff of sun


Posted: 08/04/2015 at 07:14



I've got a wee headache this morning but it's not due to the Heavy drinking I did yesterday 

Such a busy day, had to visit the vets with Flynn, then do a mad shop before a friend turned up for dinner. He is studying in Coventry and booked a hotel but ended up on an air-bed on our living room floor 


Posted: 07/04/2015 at 07:44

Agrees with Pdoc because I brought 15 white echinacea this year and 6 chocolate cosmos and I've got a grand total of 1 and a half cosmos survivors

The echinacea got some wilting problem that I couldn't fix and the cosmos came with large tubers but no eyes to grow from 

Am never buying cheap again as I am really dissatisfied and I can't be bothered to refund just won't ever do cheap again 


Posted: 07/04/2015 at 07:37

Oh Orchid Lady, it's repeating on refresh just as bekkie says but it's because you have the thread open at the time, just make sure to refresh on the main page where threads are listed 


Posted: 07/04/2015 at 07:34


Posted: 06/04/2015 at 20:45

So much is late in my garden chicky comparing my photos from same time last year 

Matty you're right about liking spiky and white, I already have echinops ritro so let us know about the white form 

Hosta, what a lot of work your garden must be! its huge 

Yvie, put those embarrassed smilies away, changing your mind is allowed especially with good reason and it always makes me feel better 

LesleyK take care of yourself ,it's important 

Had a really busy day doing nothing today, honestly my plans soon went out the window as I was just too tired 

Glad most of you got some gardening done 


Posted: 06/04/2015 at 06:59


re plants, I have a couple of gaps, really need something round and preferably white for gap in my purple and white garden, maybe an aster?

I have a terrible weakness for spiky plants  I think most of my herbaceous this year will be flowering spires

(also have the perfect spot next to step for the perfect iris, but I'm very fussy which

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