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Woodgreen wonderboy

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Posted: 04/09/2013 at 09:22

In this house and garden the use of the word "Autumn" is prohibited until at least 1 November. Please be advised we are now in "late summer"  Anyone using the "A" word will be sent to see me following which a large fine paid to my favourite charity will ensue. Evening forkers will not be exempt.

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Posted: 02/09/2013 at 18:37

My great niece sent me a thank you card, when she was only 3  months old, so there


Posted: 02/09/2013 at 09:29

Morning each, walked aroung my garden with friend yesterday and was surprised to see just how thirsty everything looked, so I know what I shall be doing this morning.

Talking of spring bulbs am off to my favourite Malvern show at end of month. It's an annual pilgrimage... loads of lovely everything in the bulb/corm/rhyzome etc line. Can't wait.


Posted: 01/09/2013 at 10:43

Watering done, picked sweet peas, swept GH of zillions of dead flies (once in they don't seem to know what a door is for). Sweetcorn cob for lunch and feet up until friend visits garden this afternoon.

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Posted: 30/08/2013 at 22:32

Early start tomorrow and tired out by all this posting ... night, night.

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Posted: 30/08/2013 at 22:30

Hi Verd, had short visit to Cornwall to see Cornwall play Dorset. First 2 days rained off, so visited Trebah (my favourite Cornish valley garden) Glendurgan which never fails to disappoint, and Heligan, which I saw last when it first opened , or is that reopened. Anyway cricket finally started on day3 and with my help Cornwall won against all the odds. I must be their lucky mascot. Stayed at Mannings in Truro... to be recommended. Used to stay at Budock Vean with my wife... great favourite.


Posted: 30/08/2013 at 21:09

If it's a small infestation regular picking/pulling will eventually weaken it and you will triumph.

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Posted: 30/08/2013 at 21:00

Did the Olympics leave a legacy?

Yes it did, we got to watch fewer Gardeners' World programmes

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Posted: 30/08/2013 at 20:33

Brief history of a garden... grass brown but recovering, roses slumbering after fantastic show, sweet peas banging on, runner beans enough to give away, huge sweet corn cobs, lots of lovely dahlias for my beloved. Ideas for projects... agapanthus bed.(inspired by trip to Cornwall to watch the cricket team beat Dorset, Verd!). will they ever look as good as they have this year? Lots of baby agapanthus seedlings to give away too. 

Looking forward to Malvern at end of Sept., saving pennies.

Typing this as monty starts, so don't expect replies for at least 30 mins.

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Posted: 30/08/2013 at 19:57

Hi everyone, sorry to have been away so long but I don't have many excuses. Will definitely do better this time. Thanks Lucy.

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