yvonne parsons2

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oh dear!

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 17:51

25 Lupins, 70 Cosmo's, 65 Aster's,  30 Nicotiana's, 15 Sunflower's, 25 Lobelia's, 20 Antirinums,  various other odd plants and 4 hanging baskets. My greenhouse is officially full. First time ever that every seed I have sewn has germinated.  Christ knows how long its gonna take me to plant it all lol.....


Posted: 21/04/2013 at 19:31
Couldn't agree more lorraine. They were beautiful last year and the year before...must have been about 20 plants all together, lost them all bar 2 to the long wet winter we have had, sole destroying! . But must move on. A few weeks back I planted a new packet of lupin seeds and today I have just re potted them, all 25 of them....each seed has taken so once again lupins will be in my garden (fingers crossed)


Posted: 20/04/2013 at 07:17
Morning everyone...update....after weeding my borders I have found 2 tiny tiny lupin leaves have appeared through the soil so I am hopefull that at least 2 of my original plants may survive. I have also planted 25 seeds a couple if weeks back in the greenhouse and they are all up and doing great so fingers crossed this year lupins will once again appear in my garden.....the vibrant colours of lupins are just to hard to resist have a fab weekend everyone

Feeling good

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 15:11
Haha...nope im well hope your on the mend

Feeling good

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 00:19
Sorry I really should check my texts before posting.....Verdun

Feeling good

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 00:18
Hey Vernun, hope you rid your bug really soon...well I managed to get my front lawns cut today and gosh did they need it!. It was actually quiet enjoyable until it started to snow.......FLIPPING SNOW......doesn't it know it's the 4th April and it's supposed to be nice...grrrrrrr. Still I got my jobs done, so next it's on to clearing my borders ready for some new planting, hopefully in the sunshine! I can but live in hope

Feeling good

Posted: 04/04/2013 at 09:05
So nice to hear people enjoying the sunshine. Yesterday was spent pressure washing the fences and patio furniture...I live in hope that I WILL be ble to sit outside soon...ha! So the fences are ready now for a re paint (before the plants start to appear) and today's task is to cut the front lawn and plant up some pots....I just hope that this wind drops..
Have a productive day people


Posted: 03/04/2013 at 00:01
Hi, a couple of years back I planted out lots of Lupins that I grew from seed and for the past 2 years had amazing shows...now this year I'm worried as I'm sure the folage was coming up through the soil by this time...or am I wrong?....As yet I can see nothing!

Feeling good

Posted: 02/04/2013 at 23:57
Evening everyone.....what a lovely day it was today, still a bit cool but beautiful blue sky's. Makes getting out in to the garden so much nicer...I'm definitely a fair weather person and mowing my lawn for the first time this year felt great. Then off up the greenhouse devising a plan of what to grow this year....really made me smile...let's hope that this weather continues and we can all get out their and enjoy it. Enjoy your week everyone

By hand or machine?

Posted: 21/03/2013 at 07:47
Good mornkng Derek, really grateful fir your advise, I so hate the way my grass looks...... cant access the link you put on for me to go to, only the main page.....can you tell me what the product is called and ill try and find it directly from the main page...I had to giggle at your illusion of a larger garden thats a genius idea lol

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