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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!

http://harrisongreetingcards.net/images/Applause_Congralutions.png

 

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!!!!! 

WHAT ARE CROCS

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:59
PaulaH wrote (see)

They are dodgy plastic shoes Peter!!!!  No, seriously, they are broken bits of terracotta pots or stones.  They allow the pot to drain more easily, you can use broken up polystyrene as well, it's not as heavy as terracotta.

Haha!!!! That was my immediate thought too 

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:57

Wow love it. Do like plants in big drifts like that and the hot colours with grasses. They just go together so well.

Growing organically from seed & container gardening

Posted: 01/09/2013 at 20:07

LOL  Maybe Stuey might consider digging bigger veg patch!

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