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What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 04/06/2012 at 23:31

It was hot and sunny here today,  so pleased it was dry in the capital this evening. Loved the concert, Madness were brill - in our house- had to be a master piece.

top 5

Posted: 04/06/2012 at 00:23

Blue bells, cherry blossom, clematis, lillies and bleeding heart because it came into bloom about a month ago and has just kept going.   

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 03/06/2012 at 23:41

Bobthegardener-lol

Didn't mind the rain today as I'd planned to watch the celebrations along the Thames on TV, shame about the rain though, and the atmosphere, which didn't really come across on TV and you only get if you are there.

Green Houses

Posted: 02/06/2012 at 23:06

My GH came free and it's fab, I couldn't imagine gardening without it, you can even go in there when it's raining to sow seeds and pot up. Also love my plastic four shelved GH wouldn't be without that either.

give and you will receive

Posted: 02/06/2012 at 22:50

Sorry to hear of your redundancy....but what a kind thought...to give plants...

Last year I made up herb pots as gifts. One freind likes cooking curries/hot/spicy food, so gave her a pot with basil, corriander and fennel along with a nice jar containing dried chillies and a bunch of cut lillies. Was thinking of giving a chilli plant this year. Another freind is more meat and two veg and said she'd like a herb pot, did parsley, sage and basil with a sperate mint pot and a bunch of cut flowers.

Dressed up with a ribbon round the pot and a little card would make a lovely gift.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 02/06/2012 at 21:51

Cloudy,cold and looking like rain all day here in the NW. 

Good luck with the marigolds...I mixed the labels when sowing basil, so what looks like a brassica is now labelled basil, it could be any number of things, fortunately the leaves are very different to basil otherwise I could have planted broccoli in with the toms to improve their taste...or even worst, brussel sprouts

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Posted: 01/06/2012 at 22:15

It's been sunny and hot here again.

Everything is romping away in the garden but pests seem to be ahead of the natural controls on the raised veg garden and GH.  I've had green/blackfly and cabbage white butterfly (squashed some eggs yesterday). Tried organic spays and finally opted for a pesticide in the GH to stop greenfly

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Posted: 01/06/2012 at 21:33

Frank it sounds like you've mistakenly clicked on something which means you are ignoring yourself, I did the same thing, don't despare.

Click on public profile (top right). Click to edit and scroll down to forum settings. There's a section which says ' members I'm ignoring' . Follow the instructions and you should hopefully resolve things. If not get back to us, we can see everything you write.

I was so pleased figrat responded when I had problems.. Frank, you of all people,  have not been sent to the naughty corner, the weather thread would not be the same without you  

 

 

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Posted: 30/05/2012 at 22:39

Slightly cooler today but still very hot...I'm not complaining....the garden is beginning to look very lush...

I planted a new flower bed at the end of last year which I'm ever so pleased with, it's a wee bit over planted though, so may need a rethink at the end of this year. Was mindful not to plant anything invasive but there are a few vigorous climbers in there.    

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Posted: 29/05/2012 at 22:43

It's been another hot day. 

The plastic GH came down this evening and I potted up some bulb fennel, hope it's happy to live in modules for a while as I've no room left in the veg beds.Picked my first mangetout, not enough on the plants yet to cook but enough to add to a salad along with radish and Mooli.      . 

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