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Along The Eastern Border...!!

Posted: 07/09/2013 at 13:12

Hi Hairy Nick  

Have to say at the minute everything is all straight lines. Could you make it a bit more curvy? If as sunny as you say, is it sheltered on that fence? YOu could grow Trachelospermum jasminoides. Evergreen, leaves turn red in winter and the most delicious smell. Would cover most of that fence once it got going.

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http://www.quickhedge.nl/images/fotos/trachelospermum_jasminoides_groen.jpg

 

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Tip's and trick's of the trade.

Posted: 07/09/2013 at 08:12

If you have a climber or arching shrub you want to propagate from take a length of growth peg it down onto the soil with a tent peg, cover with a little mound of soil just where it is pegged and leave for a month or so. Go check it every now and again and once roots developed cut it from the mother plant and pot it up.

Tip's and trick's of the trade.

Posted: 07/09/2013 at 08:07

Before Paeonies put on growth in the Spring pop an upturned 16" wire basket on top.....normally pick them up this time of the year from the dump....as it grows it comes through the holes, the basket is completely hidden and no staking required 

Starting from Scratch - Shrubs Recommendations

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 22:53

For the shady side with a bit of sun why not try a Sarcococca confusa. Evergreen and smothered in scented flowers in the winter/spring

http://webassets.rhs.org.uk/content/Media/Images/Plants/Sarcococca-confusa_LW?width=510

 

Plant identification

Posted: 04/09/2013 at 15:49

It does indeed.

NormanD Could you take a close up picture of the open flowers at the top?

The Bully and the Policeman

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 19:34

Brilliant Birdy absolutely brilliant!!!!!! Couldn't stop reading once I started even tho had million other things I should have been doing!

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Plant identification

Posted: 03/09/2013 at 19:24

Cammassia scilloides perhaps

http://ohioplants.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Camassia-scilloides-raceme.jpg

 

Tomato glut...

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 23:51

So jealous Zoomer 

Dry them, taste delicious and last for ages. Here is a site that tells you how plus some other ways of preserving but homemade dried toms are the best!!!!

http://www.britishlarder.co.uk/what-to-do-with-a-glut-of-tomatoes/#axzz2dmJkVoA4

Bug id please.

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 20:49

Wow what a fantastic looking insect and a useful one!

seed share

Posted: 02/09/2013 at 20:46

Aha! When you said mexican hat plant on msg I thought you meant this one!

http://www.fvstore.com/i/9/Mexican-Hat-Plant-Bryophyllum-Kalanchoe-Daigremontiana-Tiny-Baby-Start-p46145.jpg.middle.jpg

 I would love some seed of the one you meant!!!!! 

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