Berghill


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Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 20:56

Took a few pictures today as the sun was shining.


http://smg.photobucket.com/user/Berghill/library/March%20End%202017

I hate vine weevils!

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 16:21

Try going through over 400 Auricula pots looking for infestation. I did that a few weeks back and I am about to do it all over again.

ID please

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 10:23

Does not seem to matter when it is cut back. I am about to do ours where it impinges on the path. It will be back in the way by mid-summer.

ID please

Posted: 25/03/2017 at 08:53

Could well be a Cotoneaster. If so then you may cut it back as hard as you choose. It will re-shoot from what you leave with no trouble.

Is this tree peony reborn?

Posted: 24/03/2017 at 17:50

Yes, but if, as is normal, the original was grafted on to a Tree peony rootstock, what you have there are shoots coming from below the graft point. So when they flower, they may well be the standard, P lutea or P. l. rubra.


On the other hand you may be fortunate and have a peony grown on its own roots, in which case......time will tell.

Last Frost

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 20:35

Last frost here was July 7th a few years back. We reckon, on the East Wales/ West Midlands border that the last frost is usually end of May (if we are lucky).

Solomon's Seal

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 20:33

Mine are about 2 inches above ground.

Please help me identify this ground cover plant

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 20:28

I think those were the new leaves. They get bigger as the season goes on.


It is the same plant as B. Irish Crimson. Have not got a picture of the flower colour.

Please help me identify this ground cover plant

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 17:49

There is one called Helen Dillon which I would love to get hold of. It has wonderful dark purple leaves at this time of year.

Please help me identify this ground cover plant

Posted: 23/03/2017 at 16:21

One of the many forms of Bergenia.

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