Busy-Lizzie


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Ground cover

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 22:19

This article says it does. http://homeguides.sfgate.com/dianthus-spreading-plant-68854.html  When I've grown them they form cushions over a foot wide, red thyme is 12" to 18" wide. You plant both 8" - 12" apart, so you would need the same number of plants for both.

Overwintering onions

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:19

Not something I've ever down, but I somehow feel they wouldn't be very happy.

Growing a Clematis

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:17

I was going to say what nutcutlet said. Dead trees fall over, cut it down and plant the clematis up an obelisk instead.

Plant ID

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:13

I have just pruned my Choisya Ternata hard back as it was overflowing onto the path. I looked up about pruning, sites said after flowering. It had flower buds on it but the spring ones often get caught by frost and rain and I couldn't wait so did it anyway. I usually find the autumn flowering is better.

Can you identify this plant?

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:08

Fatsia Japonica, too.

Ground cover

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:06

Dianthus Deltoides, I am growing Arctic Fire from seed. http://www.perennials.com/plants/dianthus-deltoides-arctic-fire.html

They come in red shades, white pink etc.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:08

I often get mole damage in borders, Fairygirl, one of my main frustrations, but not often in the lawn and the topsoil is very thin. We are on limestone rock. We have hares not rabbits. That moley bit is often a bit boggy, must have a clay pocket there.

What is your weather like?

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:01

It was really warm and sunny today in SW France. On the way back from daughter's at 6.30pm the car said it was 18° outside. Got back to find it was 21° in the GH with door and windows open and it had been 34°. Some of the baby plants looked a bit unhappy.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:58
obelixx wrote (see)

Busy - so many babies!   English or French?

 

French plug plants from https://www.jardinexpress.fr/  I had ordered about 200, but I keep finding 2 plants in each plug so I've been separating them. Should have over 350.

Didn't do any today as went to daughter.

 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:45

Back from daughter 2, near Libourne. We had a lovely day and I have eaten too much. 7 of my grandchildren were there with 3 of my children and their spouses. Son and 2 small boys will be there tomorrow, but he lives quite near me so I can see him another time. It was for daughter 1's birthday lunch.

We had saved up for 3 nights in Venice for daughter and her lovely OH as it is also their 10th wedding anniversary this year. Daughter 2 and I will look after her 3 little boys that weekend, October.

It was a lovely day today, 18° outside while we were driving home at 6.30pm.

My 2nd daughter is also called "Possum", Obelixx.

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