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Anyone done any gardening today? Part 5



  • purplerallimpurplerallim LincolnshirePosts: 3,296
    Good to hear the wife feels a bit better @Hampshire_Hog , everything seems to be better for a couple of bright milder days, hope it lasts but it's a bit early for spring weather yet. At least its given everyone the impetus to start planting.😀
  • GWRSGWRS Posts: 7,530
    Unfortunately no gardening , got visitors coming tomorrow for a few days  , so shopping and tidying house etc 
    Just having coffee outside on front garden bench 

  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 7,165
    Absolutely glorious day, bought some polyanthus at the GC and planted them out. Dug up a rather sad looking hebe and replaced with a nandina l have had in a pot by the back door. Cut back the hebe, potted it up and put in the coldframe. Sat on the bench with a cup of tea and breathed in the saraccoca perfume while watching the bees. Bliss, had to keep reminding myself that it's only February! 
  • We gave the front garden a big tidy this morning.  Not a breathe of wind - a real suntrap. Removed a couple of dozen Spanish bluebells - bulbs included, admired the few snowdrops in flower, picked up a barrow load of twigs for shredding and pulled out another barrow of weeds.  Job done for a month or two. This afternoon I fed and watered all my pots which are full of flowering spring bulbs or evergreens. Feeling satisfied.
  • JoeXJoeX Posts: 1,368
    Tin pot said:
    A bit more colour poking through now :smile:

    And now they’ve opened up :)

    Abit more colour from the aneomes too :)

    So ive been around and done a little deadheading!

    First real gardening of the year in my book ;)
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Bath, SomersetPosts: 6,266
    Beautiful flowers Tinpot.  I re-potted the small plants I had in 9cm pots, foxgloves, cowslips and sage. Watered them well and replaced in porch for anor few weeks I think.
    Was really pleased this morning as we popped into Homebase to have a "look-see" and they had a sale on of various pelleted fertilisers, slug pellets and rose food, so I stocked up.  I also bought a new garden cart as mine has a hole in the bottom through being bashed too often on the steps.
  • Logan4Logan4 West MidlandsPosts: 2,305
    Lovely flowers @Tin pot

    Making one of the borders wider so i can plant some polyanthus in and this autumn buy some more crocuses to put in between.
  • FlinsterFlinster Posts: 852
    Finally planted my garlic, sowed peas, turnips, lettuce and spring onion indoors and pricked out the rocket, then ordered 2 blueberry bushes. Bulbs are growing but no flowers yet... glorious weather!
  • JoeXJoeX Posts: 1,368
    Thanks @Lizzie27 @Logan4

    Small victories :)
  • tessagardenbarmytessagardenbarmy York,North YorkshirePosts: 346
    Decided to do my bit for bio diversity.  Started to dig up sections  of my back lawn and plant wild flower  plugs. Hopefully  an allotment  day today.
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