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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:38

That wall and bed look great Chicky. OH needs extra kisses!

My OH has arrived in Stansted, he rang.

Didn't do middle bed, sorted greenhouse instead. Filled the 3 coldframes with babies so that I can plant the tomatoes in the GH. Watered them all and the pots around the house, having fed the roses in the pots for the second time. Tied up some climbing roses. Probably should have put that on the GW thread. Shall go out later and put the lids on the coldframes.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 15:38

Puncdoc has put Venice photos on camera corner.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 15:35

Didn't the neighbours invite you Tracey OL?

Glad you had a good time Panda.

Only just got back from church and lunch. On the way back I saw a plant stall in a village square so I stopped. There were some French ladies selling plants, mostly herbs, and a young man, who turned out to be English selling lots of plants and lots of different sorts of foxgloves, perennial and biennial. So, of course, I bought a boxful. Variegated lemon thyme, a Blue Ensign pulmonaria (which I've wanted for some time), several different foxgloves, a pink hesperis, a purple phlox, acillea 'the Pearl' and a polemonium (mine died, but he said here it's best not in the sun, and deer don't eat it). 

OH has left to see his family in England.

Must get out and weed that middle bed.

Daphne?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 22:37

http://www.panoramicfarm.com/_files/store/thumb/hne-odora-Aureomarginata-Variegated-Winter-Daphne-1318442069.jpg

 

Daphne is early flowering and very scented. This is like the one I have.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:55

Gosh John, thanks for reminding me. I must take something to the bring and share lunch after church tomorrow.

Shadey shrubs for a planter

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:51

I have a small rhododendron, yakushimamun, in a pot in full shade. But it is only in flower in May, although it is evergreen.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:18

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44644.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44642.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44641.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Self sown anemones.

The roses are very early this year.

Paul's Scarlet

I found a Dr. Ruppel clematis at last, last year. Am pleased with it.

The titles are all coming out in the wrong places.

 

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:10

David S, does it creep? I wondered about Phlox Stolonifera, but I'm not sure.

Lovely, bright azaleas, David K.

plants

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 17:55

I assume you mean in shade as it's woodland. Tiarella  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/howtogrow/8390534/How-to-grow-Tiarella-Spring-Symphony.html   pulmonarias, anemone blanda, forget me nots, Brunnera "Jack Frost", snowdrops, violas, bluebells. In my shady bit I put in a few annuals for summer colour, BusyLizzies and bedding begonias.

Broad bean problem

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 17:40

They do die from the bottom up, as Mark says when they are ready to make little pods. Yours are way in advance of mine.

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