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exotic looking plant ideas please

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 23:26

Fatsia Japonica   http://www.rhs.org.uk/Gardens/Wisley/About-Wisley/Plant-of-the-month/November/Fatsia-japonica

Hostas are hardy and can look exotic, they like shade, but watch out for slugs.

Cannas for sun, but will have to be dug up and put in the garage for winter.

Bamboo, ask for ones that don't spread too much.

There are some good websites to look at.

http://www.tropicalbritain.co.uk/       http://www.hardytropicals.co.uk/

http://gardenofeaden.blogspot.fr/2009/09/hardy-exotic-plants-for-that-tropical.html

Can anyone identify these worms?

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 23:19

Glad I helped daydaisy.

Early pruning advised?

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 23:12

I'm leaving mine for a bit, as Chicky says.

Cold frames

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 23:10

My OH is about (I hope) to replace my coldframe lids. He'll be using polycarbonate. Lighter and more insulating than glass.

I used a membrane covered with sand - it was what I had.

Camera Corner

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 19:34

They are phlox drumondii, I think, David.

I remember Busy-Lizzies! I still grow them every year from plug plants. Had a few ill ones about three years ago, but all OK since. Perhaps France didn't suffer so much.

A Very particular rose

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 18:21

This is what I came up with after searching Peter Beales site.

http://www.classicroses.co.uk/products/roses/goldfinch/

I don't think any rose is really evergreen. You don't give a colour.

Are There Any Admin on This Site?

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 17:57

I've met you before here Lisa and there are still people here who were there when you last came. The odd one has changed her name though, like Matty 2.

Great British Garden Revival

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 17:27

WW Waterperry is beautiful. We went in July 2010.

The long herbaceous border

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35972.jpg?width=277&height=350&mode=max

 But it's not just herbaceous borders

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35973.jpg?width=277&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/01/2014 at 17:06

Good afternoon all. Been catching up.

I don't care for toad in the hole because I like my sausages fried evenly all the way round so they are brown. Probably a hang up from childhood, having been told that the skin was made from intestine! But I like sausages.

About the wedding flowers, was that the question I answered and sent a photo of my daughter's wedding flowers?

I loved the herbaceous borders with Chris Beardshaw (who is nice to look at too). It's what I've been trying to do for years, but never managing quite like those ones. I've been to Waterperry, beautiful. My sort of gardening.

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