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Garden centre is calling me

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AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 20 Apr 2013 10:31

Sunny morning here so we are off to the garden centre to see if there are any bargains.

Wend

Wend Report 20 Apr 2013 10:38

Ooh Ann, how I envy you. Wish I could :-(

Enjoy your visit and let us know what you buy :-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 Apr 2013 10:55

I went a few days ago - got the compost, mesembryanthemums, pansies et al - so gearing myself up to attack the front border and some pots

hope you're feeling better Wend, did phone you to confirm receipt of card etc. left message on your answerphone

Ann XX

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Apr 2013 11:00

Has the risk of frost passed yet? That's one of the things putting me off buying bedding plants yet. :-0

Wend

Wend Report 20 Apr 2013 11:05

Thankyou Ann - I got your message, sorry I wasn't able to answer and have a chat with you. You have such a lovely voice :-D

Also, apologies for sending a cheque, but I never send cash in the post since a birthday card containing cash which I sent my daughter a few years ago never arrived :-(

Wend

Wend Report 20 Apr 2013 11:07

It depends on which part of the country you live in Det. I think we're probably alright here down south now.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 Apr 2013 11:10

I think cheques are safer Wend - lovely voice? tell that to my son :-D :-D

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 Apr 2013 11:13

We're in the SE. The forecast is suggesting lows of 2 to 4 which is making me a bit hesitant :-0

Barbra

Barbra Report 20 Apr 2013 11:37

Hello ladies good luck Ann .lovely time of the year now .hope the frost has gone . I keep my pots & hanging baskets in the green house for a bit yet .let them get established .& use to our daft changing weather .enjoy x Barbra

Merlin

Merlin Report 20 Apr 2013 13:28

So do I Barbra,they,re selling off Bedding plants about half price so not too bad,probably get some more tomorrow.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 20 Apr 2013 13:34

It was heaving, although a lot of the people were there for the children's soft play area, there was one obvious birthday party of toddlers with their sandwiches and cake and little beakers of squash, vey sweet. And because they then go into the play area which is enclosed, there is no noise.

We didn't need much as we already have most of what we need but OH's tumber tomatoes for baskets haven't taken off, and as we go off in a week or so he needs to get some sorted. (lovely neighbours look after the plants for us. We got five tumbler tomato plants for £5. which was just what he wanted, then we got 6 fuchsias and 2 million bells to finish off the baskets for £8. These are all well established plants so we were pleased we went. This was Wyvale with a loyalty card, offers for members.

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 20 Apr 2013 13:35

Where Merlin?

I went to garden centre on Bexhill Road yesterday & the only plants they were selling half price were primulas.

Merlin

Merlin Report 20 Apr 2013 13:38

Eastbourne/Polegate.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Apr 2013 15:16

We had quite a nasty frost last night here in the Medway area of Kent

I will buy some bedding plants for the few containers we have but as they have to bedded out will have to wait till all signs of overnight frosts are gone. We dont have a greenhouse or the facility to hold tender plants, they have to go out when they are bought.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 Apr 2013 15:20

Harold the tortoise tho is wandering around his patio quite nicely. did try him with food but he aint biting!! as yet . A local cat tho enjoyed the cat food I put out with his lettuce. i know Harold didnt eat it cos the cat food was licked clean ,Harold smudges it around and leaves residue

Barbra

Barbra Report 20 Apr 2013 22:54

Like your basket merlin .blue is one of my favourite colours .good luck sunday .Think it cheers people up having a look round garden centres .x :-)