Latest posts by Yviestevie

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 13/05/2017 at 12:25

Morning all, Quite a bit of rain last night so the garden got a good watering and the water butt is fairly full.  Feeling tired again this morning so I'm trying to give myself a good talking to so that I get up off my bum and sort some pots out.  Want to get them all planted before I go on hols. 

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 23:00

GD, Omoshira was planted exactly a year ago.  Clematis  Westerplatte is planted with it.  I love Geums too.  I have Lady Stratheden, Cosmopolitan, Borisii and Fireball. Don't think they there is a purple variety they tend to be shades of yellow, orange and red. A few have a tinge of pink about them.

Our School Garden Needs Help!

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 22:43

Maybe you could contact a local art college and see if their students would join you in a project.  They could work with your children to create a design and draw it on the wall and your children you help paint it.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:13

Wide Brim not Brom.

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 19:12

Hi folks, lovely photos everyone (I love Rhododendron's too)

Here's a few photos taken today.

Astrantia Ruby Star


Clematis Omoshira

Euphorbia Fireglow

Host either Wide Brom or Snow Cap

Rhodo think it's golden torch or could be Percy Wiseman

Bluebells and Weigelia

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 12:40

Not long now Clari before you experience that feeling of freedom.  At least you'll be warmer in the new job if nothing else.

Lots of rain this morning   The garden already looks better for it. 

Have been out and run quite a few errands, it was quite nice walking in the rain.

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 12:28

Morning all,  Just had a quick walk round the garden after the rain and the petrichor is beautiful.

Next door neighbour popped round with a huge bunch of flowers for me to apologise in advance for the fact that her daughter is having a post prom party at their house tonight.  It's not due to start until 11.00 p.m. so it could well be a nadir moment for me.

Have got quite a few jobs done this morning.  Paid mum's bills, took a load of parcels back and did some holiday shopping in Boots.

Thinking of contacting Sarah Raven about some Cerinthe plugs.  They arrived in poor condition.  I've potted them up but some of them aren't looking any better.

Have always provided builders with copious amounts of tea but haven't fed them.

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 09:04

Morning all. Glad to see you back P'doc. You need to behave now and not cause Mrs P any more stress. 

Raining here and more forecast so the water butt   should get a refill.  Lots of jobs to do that I have been saving for a rainy day. Catch you later. 

Resurrected Baker's Dozen

Posted: 12/05/2017 at 08:47

Morning all. It's raining yippee!  I'm sure I heard the garden breath a huge sigh of relief. Lots of jobs to do today. Things I've been putting off while the sun has been shining. But first  I need to get out of bed  

GW Magazine

Posted: 11/05/2017 at 10:55

Dove you get the two for one card whether you subscribe or not. I bought the May mag. Not sure if you get the discount codes not at home to to check my copy

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