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Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 05/05/2017 at 19:17

Afternoon all I've just finished 3 days of nanna duty have read back but can't remember most of it. MoIra please send our love to Nigel when you speak to him. Will be thinking of both of you over the next couple of weeks. 

Clari glad to hear that the house renovations are moving along and that you are moving on jobwise  Hoping for decent weather over the weekend so I can get out in the garden. Posting from phone which I hate so that's all for now folks. 

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Posted: 02/05/2017 at 13:39

Afternoon all, Feeling very tired today for some reason.  I've planted two of yesterday's purchases, the fuchsia hawkshead is a bit on the small side so I think I'll pot that on and find a home for it later in the year.  Also done a bit of weeding and sat by the pond in the sun pondering for a while.  I'm off to secondborn's later for some Jonah nanna duty. 

Obelixx, don't suppose you could pop round and sort out my kitchen floor for me, not dogs or cats, just a husband who can't be bothered to wipe his feet or take his shoes off

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 02/05/2017 at 09:59

Morning all,  Liri, what's your secret with aquilegia, I have no luck at all with sowing seeds they just don't germinate.  All my other seeds do well.

Beautiful sunny morning here, just had breakfast and as soon as I've finished my cuppa I'll be out there.

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Posted: 02/05/2017 at 00:01

Debs, if you type Plant Fairs into google you'll get a list of where they are in our area.  Runny, don't have a problem with traffic usually as I use an app 'Waze' on my phone.  It gets me round the traffic. 

I'm off to get some zzzz's now.


Posted: 01/05/2017 at 19:24

I've just rubbed the damaged leaves and they have crumbled off.  It looks better.  I'm sure new growth will emerge soon.

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Posted: 01/05/2017 at 18:58

Debs, yes it was Weston Park Staffs.  Sorry for the late reply our threads must have crossed. 

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Posted: 01/05/2017 at 17:15

Debs, I bought niger seed in an effort to increase the variety of birds we get in the garden, but nothing seems to bother with them, wont be buying any more.

Cute video Pansy.

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Posted: 01/05/2017 at 16:55

Afternoon all, Had quite a bit of rain overnight and the garden looks much better for it.  Went to a plant fair at Weston Park today, bought Fuchsia Hawkeshead, Sanguisorba Tanna and a Myrtle plant.  Really pleased as they were really cheap and all three were on my wish list.  Went for a long walk around the estate and saw some lovely swathes of bluebells. 

Feeling very tired now so plan an evening of sofa surfing and TV.  Hope everyone enjoys the rest of the day.

Hello Forkers - May Edition

Posted: 01/05/2017 at 16:37

Snap Obelixx, I've been at a plant fair at Weston Park on the Staffs/Shrops border.  There were a few rain showers but on the whole a really good day.  Bought Sanguisorba Tanna, Fuchsia Hawkeshead and  a Myrtle plant, all reasonably priced.  We then went for a good walk through the gardens and saw lots of bluebells.  Shattered now.  Too tired to put the plants in today but  hopefully will get them planted tomorrow before going off to Secondborn's on Nanna duty.

Hope everyone has a good day.

Bluebell delight

Posted: 30/04/2017 at 22:27

Here's a couple of photos from the Staffs/Worcs border.

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