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By usernut


well just finished a 12 night shift run and got 4 days off so hope to get lots of things done in the garden if the weather is ok.
potted some ivy cuttings that I got from work and got some other plants from work that were deemed to be not in a good enough condition for their displays, a few dead leaves removed and replanted in my shed window and they seem to be growing ok.
My “shake and rake” wildflowers in the planters are coming on a treat as is my wee blackcurrant bush.
I also repotted a couple of poor red heathers and there is new growth already.
my bulbs are having mixed results….. I realised that I had planted all my bulbs upside down, lol ( first time bulb grower ). the one,s in containers were removed but the one,s in the hanging baskets are coming on great.
I fertilised the soil as I hope to decide what’s going where and get things planted out in the next few days.
and finally my pieris… I had replanted it in a container and moved it into the front garden.. big mistake, it started to deteriorate. Don’t know if it was putting it in a container or the stronger winds at the front that was doing the damage so yesterday I lifted it and replanted it in the back garden again only this time in a sunny posistion, hope it recovers.

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Well done you!

18 May, 2009


~in a container it needs ericaceous soil~welcome to GOY ~hope it thrives for you!

18 May, 2009


Bulbs are very capable of sorting themselves out. Out in the garden if you plant them too shallowly, too deep or even upside down they will sort themselves out within a couple of years.

27 May, 2009


That's the great thing about gardening, nature is very forgiving......

5 Jun, 2009

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