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Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 23/07/2013 at 18:28

Evening all, ben to a christening and a committee meeting today. Horribly hot and muggy. 33° A friend 20 mins from me had a huge storm with lots of rain, but it missed us.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 23:05

That's lovely Bev, a real oasis. You've done so much with the space.

Rose help please

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 21:40

I agree, it's happy but it had a bad time, give it time to get over it.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 21:38

Wish it would tip it down here.

KEF, what's the matter with Charlie boy, he likes gardens and horses?

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 14:56

Lovely dahlia in top pic, looks nice and cool in 2nd pic, I'm too hot today.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 12:31

Garden is getting past it's best as there are plants to cut down and it's getting blousy. Bindweed has been doing very well! But there are still beds in flower.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27948.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 and pots

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27949.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 and the annual end of my newest bed which is planted with the plants that didn't sell at my charity garden party plant sale.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27950.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 and the shady end of same newest bed has filled out.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27951.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27952.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Is it ok to plant climbing roses in a trough shaped planter

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 09:58

I'd give the tall planter a go. I have several not too tall climbing roses in pots, but they are 50cms deep and 50cms in diameter. I have 2 in a trough, but it also is 50cms deep and 100cms long, 45cms wide. When I fill the pots I mix manure, compost and earth in the bottom half and top up with compost. They will need regular feeding with rose fertiliser and lots of watering.

Here is "The Pilgrim", a David Austin Rose, about 4 years old.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27938.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 And Malvern Hills and Phyllis Bide, about 6 years old.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27939.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

 

 

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 09:41

Morning all. Welcome back from hols those who went. Look forward to seeing your photos. There is a gallery for gardens we have visited.

Autumn Perennials

Posted: 22/07/2013 at 09:36

Michelmas daisies, especially "Monch", Rudbeckias, especially "Goldsturm', heleniums.

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