Yviestevie


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HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 18:53

Thanks for all your kind comments.  The pots were from Ashwoods Garden Centre RB.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 17:13

Muddle up it's Dulux weathershield 'Green Glade' it's a satin finish for wood or metal.  Have to say it's worn really well.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 17:07

No probs Muddle up I'll find the tin and let you know.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 15:57

Sounds like a successfull outing Dove


Hosta, it's all yours, love the views but wouldn't live there if you paid me. Reminds me of a factory on a techno park.  Used to visit them all the time when I worked for the wildlife trust all concrete and green roofs. Good job we're not all alike.


Didn't get the daffs planted today.  Visited Ashwoods and came away with a couple of new pots to put carex in by the front door, some cyclamen, violas and heathers to brighten up pots under front window.



HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 06/10/2016 at 12:17

Aternoon all,  Had a long lie in this morning didn't wake until 10.30 .  Have no idea why, must have needed the rest.


Nothing particular planned for today, deciding whether to plant some daffs or go for a wonder around Ashwoods.  Will visit mum later.


Hope everyone enjoys their day.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 17:04

Afternoon folks,


Lantana,  so far I have Erysimum Cheiri Sunset Dark Purple and Giant Pink.  Still have some Hollyhock Antwerp seedlings waiting to be potted on.  I only keep the greenhouse frost free not heated and tend to use it mainly to keep tender plants safe over the winter.  I'll then sow some annuals early spring and order some small plug plants and grow them on rather than pay for larger plants later in the year. Not going to grow any sweet peas this year, might take a few verbena cuttings though if I'm not too late.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 13:00

Well, the greenhouse is insulated ready to overwinter my seedlings and Iris reticulata planted.


Time for a cuppa and then I'll decide what to do next. 


Good luck with the builders Clari, you've been upside down for so long you wont know what to do with yourself when it's all spick and span.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 05/10/2016 at 10:32

Morning all,


A lovely sunny morning here.  Planning to get out into the garden and get some of the jobs that are piling up done.  Promised myself I would sort the greenhouse out but I'd much prefer to get the daffs in


First another cuppa I think.  Have a good day everyone.

Pile of logs

Posted: 04/10/2016 at 19:31

I have quite a big log pile in a corner under a pine tree. It's damp there and shady.  I haven't purposely planted anything by it but ivy has grown over it.  I also used a few housebricks to create a hideaway for toads etc. I doubt anything would grow there so it's quite a good way to use a bit of garden that otherwise would be a problem area.

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 04/10/2016 at 19:21

Hi everyone,


Welcome back Topbird, nice to hear from you again.


Sorry to hear about all those power cuts Pat, mind you candlelight can be so flattering.


Dove, sounds like you have been busy.  I'm trying to talk myself into sorting out the greenhouse tomorrow.


Been on Nanna Duty today, we popped into Wyvale (not to buy plants I might add) and picked up a pot for my Iris Reticulata Harmony, should look nice on the garden table over the winter, might put a few winter pansies in it too.

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