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Lupin border, but what else

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 17:10

He nearly broke his back digging out sods of clay and replacing with decent soil. Just have to order a skip.


i have just been to b&q and the silly sods have put stupid prices on their yellow label section. 6 foxgloves for £1 a big delph for £1. So I'm the new owner of ...

8 delphiniums

18 foxgloves


1 astilbe (massive 8 inch pot)

12 dianthus 


all for the bargain price of £17. Wonder if they will be ok and hold each other up... Eeek, didn't think that far!!!


why do b&q never water things!!!!!

Lupin border, but what else

Posted: 06/05/2014 at 12:55

My partner dug a long 20ish foot border this weekend and wants to put his purple lupins in. But what else will go and elongate the flowering season?? Help. Border is only 2 ft wide so I expect we will be billowing over. We like the cottage look. Thanks

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 27/04/2014 at 22:30

It's now frequenting my garden waste bin!!!

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 22:44

Gosh I looked it up, I'm binning it!!

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 22:40

It's condemned then id it's going to get carried away! do I offer it out or bin it??

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 22:17

It's currently about 1.5ft and flowers havent passed the leaves as yet, looks like I'm outting it then! I attached a picture from my twitter, I wonder if you can confirm that it is what I said. Thanks

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 21:46

My border is about 2 ft wide down the side of my drive. I have pretty self contained flowers and infill with dahlias and thTs that. The Jacobs ladder got gifted as it blinking went everywhere! 

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 19:29

Shall I take catkin things off then?? My dad gave it to me and it has never flowered before but boom this year it's gone mad. I don't like plants that makes my life hard like spreaders or jacobs ladder that has seeded and gone everywhere, will it be a pest??

What is this evergreen????

Posted: 26/04/2014 at 18:43

Hole in one now that's a talent!!! It's gone crazy in my clay! Do I divide?

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