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What is this plant, please?

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 15:05

It looks like Philadelphus, there are different types. What does it smell like?

My Mystery Roses

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 14:50

Have you had a look at Peter Beales roses? The site helps with identification.

http://www.classicroses.co.uk/index.php

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 14:43

I really like UK sausages, but, if you look at the ingredients, the French ones, like the burgers, are pure meat, no breadcrumbs or anything. I prefer the way the meat is cut in the UK eg no lamb fillet here, no legs of pork - they are so big they slice them, and no crackling.

Back was feeling so much better I thought  I'd do some weeding. Ground was bone dry although it rained a lot on Wednesday and it's 29°. Think I've changed my mind! Inside is cool as it's a very old stone house.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 13:53

Tina, I don't do the weekly food, grocery, loo roll shop on line. Anyway it wasn't available until about 3 weeks ago and you still have to go and fetch it, no delivery. But I enjoy the visit to the supermarket. So much to look at and I like choosing exactly what I want, what I can see. I always take a list so there are no surprises at check-out time. French supermarkets sell everything, clothes, gardening stuff, DIY etc. Sometimes I meet a friend there. In summer when it's in the 30°s the supermarket is air conditioned, you can get comfortable! 

Can you identify this plant and is it ill/deficient?

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 11:17

This is a Choisya and it doesn't need acid soil. I have one on limestone. Sorry to disagree.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=427

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 06/07/2013 at 08:17

Good morning all. My pulled back muscle is so much better this morning. All I've done in the last few days is pick and freeze raspberries, peas and mangetout peas.

Going to be a scorcher today.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:52

When things grow you feel good. One is always planning for the future with gardening, which means there will be a future. Eating your produce with a vase of flowers that you grew on the table is very satisfying.

Long, narrow border ideas

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 22:30

I agree with Verdun. Just lavender would look best on it's own. Could the hedge be an escallonia?

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 18:03

KEF, funny that, everytime I'm in the UK I put on 2 or 3 pounds. Love real ale and sticky toffee pudding and banoffee pie. Don't have any of that, or beamy old pubs in France.

Unknown plant

Posted: 05/07/2013 at 15:29

Looks like fat hen. It grows in my veg garden. It's a weed, but I think it's edible. Can't see peas.

http://meldwith.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/3025001213_3fbe7a9397.jpeg

 

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