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Clematis Haku Okan with blue iris


Clematis Haku Okan with blue iris



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bjs
Bjs
 

Lovely to see you on Goy again

23 May, 2017

 

Thanks Brian, I just pop in now and again. Haven't been too well for a few months. Ok now.

23 May, 2017

bjs
Bjs
 

That's good Garden still looks well cared for ,having to use some help on mine these days to keep it under control
x

23 May, 2017

 

I know, I'm finding it takes longer to do things, have to have more tea breaks !!

23 May, 2017

 

They look lovely,Cinders,and the Chives are so pretty too.Nothing wrong with an extra tea break...I'm with you on that ! Lol nice to have you back and glad you are feeling well again..we have missed you..xx

24 May, 2017

 

Thanks Sandra, Yes the chives are pretty, and useful at same time.

24 May, 2017

 

Love all those colours together ...

28 May, 2017

 

Thanks Homebird, yes they go well together.

Shirley thanks, I have lots of new clematis, but something is eating the buds. No sign of slugs or snails, could it be earwigs ?

28 May, 2017

 

Yuk, there's a critter I cannot stand and I bet that's what is munching the buds.

28 May, 2017

 

I've sprayed them with bug spray - now the damage has been done !!? I will keep an eye on them now, with luck they may shoot out again.

28 May, 2017

 

I can remember when we had an allotment that somebody was growing Dahlias for cutting and Earwigs were everywhere! They laid short lengths of garden hose and/or bamboo canes, the Earwigs would hide in them during the day so it was easy to shake them out into a bucket at some point. No idea what they they did to the critters though! .....

29 May, 2017

 

That's a good idea, another is to put plastic cups on top of canes, probably with some straw inside, I seem to remember my dad doing that when he grew his chrysanthemum.

29 May, 2017

 

Yes, that's a tried and tested way, but not something I've ever done. Today I have been potting up Dahlias grown from seed and was disappointed to fine lots of Woodlice in the pots. They are now in the compost bin, hopefully munching away .....

29 May, 2017

 

O dear, sometimes you wonder why we bother, but it's the challenge, and what you get when you win the battle. We will keep going !!

30 May, 2017

 

That's the spirit! We have a new German supermarket near us now, the one beginning with 'A', and I bought 4 Fuchsia 'Swingtime' today for £1.99 ... what a bargain. :o)

30 May, 2017

 

O yes, we have one of those near here, and I bought some of those. Winston Churchill and Hana. Only trouble with our shop they never water them, so we often get to rescue some.

31 May, 2017

 

I always think they should designate a member of staff for 'watering the plants' duties! Well done on your bargains too ... :o)

31 May, 2017

 

Shirley,and Cinders..Thursday is delivery day at our 'A.'...store,and the plants are nice and fresh..and we have a designated manager now,to look after them..He told me so,when I went through his till with some Begonias !..just a thought,if you need anymore plants :o) x

3 Jun, 2017

 

We went along there for bags of compost as it was half the price of the GC ... the manager there had been 3 deliveries and all sold out really quickly. Hence I just bought the Fuchsias ... one flower has opened up this morning ... :o)

3 Jun, 2017



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