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This really cheers me up!

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:40
Salino : this is Miscanthus Ferner Osten (I posted a photo on a recent thread...let me know if you can't find it.)

Identification please

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 16:43
Thank you, nutcutlet. I'm off to find out about them...

This really cheers me up!

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:55

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57528.jpg?width=280&height=350&mode=max

 I can't  cheat and add it to the "Star of your garden" thread - because it's last year's photo...but it's pouring with rain outside and I thought I would cheer myself up by looking at "old" photos...I love this one of my back garden. Do you have favourites too?

Identification please

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 15:04

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57524.jpg?width=500&height=350&mode=max

 I saw these lovely plants in Abbey Gardens, Winchester last week. I'd love some! Can someone tell me what they are please.

Help with fuchsias please

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 16:48
Thanks for the info, Shrinking Violet......I think I'll try a preventative systemic insecticide next year. I felt I had lost quite a few flowers by cutting off affected shoots this year.

I warned my magnolia....

Posted: 24/08/2014 at 16:26
I told my poorly-performing magnolia in the Spring that it's continued presence in my garden would depend upon it's behaviour......when I looked closely today there appeared to be about twenty buds developing. Do you think these are flower buds? And is it usual for August?

Help with fuchsias please

Posted: 23/08/2014 at 17:47
Some very helpful advice here. I had the same problem with two hardy fuchsias.....but what exactly causes these symptoms?

Miscanthus Ferner Osten

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 21:41
Thanks, Verdun. Don't know where you live, star gaze lily, but we are lucky enough to live close to Knoll Gardens in Dorset. All my grasses come from there - including this one. They have an excellent website and catalogue.

Should my crab apple look like this?

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 13:02

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57262.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 Thank you for your interest, Alina W. Hopefully this picture will help....

Should my crab apple look like this?

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 14:12
Should my malus Profusion look like this? It did have blossom earlier in the year, but ever since has looked pretty much like this: bare-looking branches with blotchy-looking leaves at the ends. Has it reached its sell-by date, I wonder?

Discussions started by Berkley

Advice for my rose Falsataff please...

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Where would you put them?

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Bulbs - is it my imagination?

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Last Post: 16/06/2015 at 08:25

A silly question about sweet peas

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Why does my clematis do this?

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Last Post: 27/05/2015 at 20:25

Ornamental grasses

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Last Post: 25/04/2015 at 21:09

To pinch out or not pinch out?

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Will my pelargoniums be OK?

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Last Post: 23/01/2015 at 21:39

OK to prune this thuya occidentalis?

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Last Post: 14/01/2015 at 11:32

What could I choose?

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Last Post: 06/12/2014 at 20:28

My Christmas present (gardening) list

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Last Post: 24/10/2014 at 08:51

This really cheers me up!

Do you have a favourite photo too? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 20:40

Identification please

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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 16:43

I warned my magnolia....

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Last Post: 13/09/2014 at 10:33

Should my crab apple look like this?

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