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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!!!!!!!!!!!)

Alpines for All

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 08:31

Come and say Hello. I will be on the Members Plant Stall most of the day.

Alpines for All

Posted: 15/06/2016 at 20:22

Plant Fair.

Alpines for All.

Thornton Hough Village Hall Wirral CH63 1JB
Sale of interesting and unusual plants from specialist alpine nurseries with demonstrations and lots of free information and advice.
Sunday June 19th. 2016
10. 00 till 3.00 pm
Admission Free. Refreshments available. Ample Parking
I will be there, how about you?

Alpine Garden Society Wirral and West Cheshire Group.

what is this plant called

Posted: 15/06/2016 at 16:25

It is a real seed weed here. Grows even in the cracks between the path and the house.

Iris rules

Posted: 15/06/2016 at 11:04

Iris Pacific Coast types need a damp, but well drained soil in full sun. They come from the Pacific coastal area of the USA so they are used to warm Summers with a certain amount of water from mist rather than wet conditions.

I stand with Pansyface

Posted: 03/06/2016 at 10:22

Me too. There have been more unpleasant people on here than PF.

Pest on Cherry tree branches

Posted: 01/06/2016 at 20:29

A little liquid soap on the brush would help too.

Creeping pest I.D. and help please?

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 15:42

It looks very much like Pearlwort (Sagina procumbens). Roundup will kill it, eventually. A flamegun will burn off the flowers and seed heads, but the plant seems to survive burning. This is what is known as a primary coloniser. It is one of the  first plants to grow on newly uncovered sites.

Identify shrub

Posted: 31/05/2016 at 15:38

I would have said Amsonia too, but as you say it is not really a shrub.

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