Berghill


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My flowers ..

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 11:15
aym280 says:

Sooty5: I need to borrow your garden when people come for viewing. LOL! It will add at least 2-3 grand to the asking price!


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 A few years back now we had our house valued with a view to moving out. The Agent said "Oh a typical farm workers cottage, you would get so much for it."  then he walked around the garden and added another £16,000 for the plants etc. Of course, he then, went and spoiled it by saying that we would find it easier to sell if we returned it all to grass and put a stable on it and sold as paddock.



Delosperma species

Medlar trees

Posted: 17/06/2016 at 08:38

Don't off hand know what the leaf problem is, not got my books out at present,, but I can tell you that Copper sulphate (if you can get it) is as safe a fungicide as there is. It will not harm the tree.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 20:52

http://s703.photobucket.com/user/Owdboggy/library/June%20Garden%202016


Take a walk round the homestead.


Or watch the slideshow


http://s703.photobucket.com/user/Owdboggy/slideshow/June%20Garden%202016


Looks a bit battered now though after all the rain we have had since i took those pictures.

My flowers ..

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 20:48

Told you I can never remember which Allium it is. Ta.

My flowers ..

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 20:47

Mind I like Roscoeas. Think this is cautleoides.


My flowers ..

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 20:46

And I have one or three Alliums too.



Allium schubertii, or is it cuthbertii? Never can remember.

My flowers ..

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 20:44

This is supposed to be either very pale pink, almost white or yellow, depending on which Antirrhinum species it is. Obviously it did not read the books.



It is a perennial one too.

Alpines for All

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 15:21


Aethionema grandiflorum



Genista procumbens



Auricula Piers Telford



Saponaria ocymoides


Just a few of the ones I grow.

Alpines for All

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 15:10

Doubt there will be any Hepaticas on show on Sunday. Wrong season.


Dianthus and Campanulas are the most likely to be in flower at this time of year.


This is not really a show as such it is more an opportunity for people to see that Alpines are not difficult or rare or hard to grow or come by. They are for everyone. Ideal plants for the smaller gardens of today as you can fit an awful of them into a smaller space. AND, they are not al Spring flowering things either.

Alpines for All

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 12:43

Perhaps a tad far! Will send you my private helicopter. (Believe that if you can!!!!!!!!!!!)

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