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Clematis for a south facing border

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 14:43

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I find this site a great help when choosing clematis. https://www.google.co.uk/#q=taylors+clematis

I bought Dr. Ruppel under a year ago, it seems to like the sun.

 

Dying Rhododendron

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 14:35

Mine looked like that when it was waterlogged. Is it in acid soil? Doesn't like alkali. Those aren't limestone chippings are they? They don't like limestone.

What to grow in vacated veg beds....

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 08:44

Jerusalem artichokes give you terrible wind!

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 08:35

More lovely photos.

david spikes said "lizzie beautiful roses and is that aurinia saxatile as a climber? nice."

Yes it is, the garden is terraced with stone walls. It is in the bed above the wall, hoping that it would tumble down the wall. It wasn't fully out yet. Can't get used to it being aurinia instead of alyssum!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 08:26

You were all talking about cheese and dreams. I said I rarely eat cheese and I rarely remember dreams. But last night, having eaten at the WOK place for lunch, I said I wasn't hungry and wasn't making a meal. At about 9.30pm OH appeared bearing a tray with cheese on toast for two. In the night I had a horrible dream that I looked out of the bedroom window and there was a huge tsunami wave covering the garden. It swept in through the bedroom window and then OH and I were swimming towards each other. I woke up.

We are 3 hours from the sea! But I forgot to turn the sprinkler off in the veggie garden until 11pm. I'd put it on at 8pm and only meant to leave it 30 mins.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/05/2014 at 08:20

Morning all. My weather has gone to Dove's. Was expecting sunny periods and it's grey and drizzling.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 22:32

Your plants look lovely and healthy, Max. That clematis could be Nelly Moser.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 19:23

Lovely colours, David, sunny and cheerful.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 16:36

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/45140.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 French ones called Gariguette.

First proper picking of strawberries!

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/05/2014 at 15:45

I was back early enough from riding and OH took me to Wok place for lunchCouldn't go to Leclerc, shut, bank holiday for Victory in Europe but Hyper U was open. So was the GC so I bought more bean poles. First batch nearly ready to plant out.

I wonder if cheese really does make you dream. I rarely eat it and I rarely dream. At least I don't remember if I do.

Now I feel very tired, wonder whether to weed or not to weed.

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