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Posted: 26/04/2015 at 18:41

Evening all,

Nice time in the garden this afternoon with Firstborn, Secondborn and Grandaughters.  Sunny day but a cool wind.

I have finished birthday cake, photo below, anybody want me to save them a piece?



Posted: 26/04/2015 at 14:20

Afternoon all, Sunny day here, haven't managed to get any time in the garden yet apart from opening the GH this morning.

Had to fetch a few ingreadients for grandaughters cake, hubby bought wholemeal flour for a sponge, its not as if I didn't give him the correct instructions.

Popped to see mum and have done her washing and made the cake,  have partly decorated it just need to put on the finishing touches, wont be anything spectacular as had to make do with the local shops for the decorations.

Firstborn and secondborn are popping in later for a quick hello and then I will have a nice peaceful evening when they have all gone home before Nanna duties tomorrow.

Off for a quick walk round the garden to see if there are any new suprises for me. (apart from the weeds that is).


Posted: 26/04/2015 at 10:12

Sorry about your news Mrs G.  Hope there are no repercussions and that Mr G is OK.

gardening advice programmes

Posted: 26/04/2015 at 09:54

Get that thread started Nut.


Posted: 26/04/2015 at 09:32

Morning fellow Forkers,  Sun breaking through here, it did rain last night but nothing to shout home about, looks like  it was onlyh a very light shower Could really do with a nice stready downpour.

I have three baby Lysimachia B. grown from seed, don't expect arching stems of burgundy flowers for quite a while yet.

The Prunus Amanogawa planted in Feb is a mass of flowers and the Epimedium Rubra has finally made a feeble show (thought I had lost this one so very pleased it is making a valiant effort).

No gardening planned for me today as I have to make my grandaughter a birthday cake (with four days notice which included the two days away in Harrogate).  She doesn't like chocolate cake and doesn't like jam so it's difficult to buy one ready made.  Lord knows how it will turn out as I'm just going to have to raid the cupboards and see what I have.

Enjoy your day everyone and Hosta don't muck up your EFTPOS.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 23:15

Looking good BL. 

Got through quite a bit today.  Potted up the last plug plants and also planted my purchases from yesterday.  While I away had a delivery of Rodgersia Bronze Peacock so managed to get that planted.

Edged and mowed the lawn and moved an azaelea (spelling), also split a load of primroses and replanted.

Baking grandaughter a birthday cake tomorrow so doubt I'll have much time for the garden.



Posted: 25/04/2015 at 23:09

Tired after my endeavours in the garden today, just going to have a quick look round then it's off to the land of nod for me.  Night Night all.

Fence Paint and Application

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 17:04

Next door painted the fence with a sprayer and all my roses had brown spots all over them, even though they said they were careful.  To say I was annoyed is a severe understatement.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 17:01

I've planted two avalanche this year and they are beautiful.  Thanks for sharing everyone.  I'll take some photos when I get a minute.

More Gardeners World Please

Posted: 25/04/2015 at 16:52

I don't care how many people he has working for him.  Why does it matter. He never says he does it all himself. I doubt if any of the gardening presenters etc do.

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