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Posted: 19/03/2015 at 20:09

I haven't, but then in France the varieties are often different. I googled them though and there is quite a lot of info.


Posted: 19/03/2015 at 19:01

Your garden is so pretty now YvieStevie. What a difference you've made.

Lovely lunch out chez friends, poached pears with grilled goat cheese and walnuts, fillet mignon of pork wrapped in parma ham with Dauphinoise potatoes and green beans, then cheese, then a cakey sort of pud that involved chocolate and fruit. Coffee finally served after 5pm.

Just realised that I've got to write an article for a newsletter, so must stop looking on here and go and do it.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 18:45

Verdun, that made me laugh.  I thought you were such an expert, made me feel better, sounds the sort of thing I might do. I will always called Dicentra, can't spell the new name.

Eclipse at 10.30 here in France, but drizzle is forecast. Think I'll either go to supermarket or do housework, scared of looking at it.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:30

It is David S. Looked up on "search", missed this

Lovely photos. Lovely flowers.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:27

Is that David from Nevada? I thought he was David Spikes.

climbing rose

Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:24


Basically with climbers, you leave the long healthy looking ones coming from the bottom of the plant. You can cut the ends off. Cut out the old woody stems and all the dead growth (but yours shouldn't have any yet, too young) and the thin spindly growth, then prune all the side shoots coming off them to 2 or 3 buds. This pic is the general idea.

It would be good to tie it to a proper trellis, if you can train the stems sideways you get more flowers.



Posted: 19/03/2015 at 10:01

Morning all.

You aren't wasted space, punkdoc, whatever you think, we've missed you.

DD, you are amazing and way ahead of me. My beds aren't started, been cutting and pruning and starting veggie garden. I can't see any light yet and I may have to open my garden and give a talk on weeds, with examples!

No time to stop, going to lunch with friends and she's an excellent cook.


Posted: 18/03/2015 at 22:18

Susan, we were having a laugh. Runnybeak was being funny, just her way. Please don't get upset. People on this forum are very kind, I've had upsets in the past and only received kindness.

Daffodils in June?

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 22:14

I think white roses and yellow freesias sound lovely. Should be roses about in June.

climbing rose

Posted: 18/03/2015 at 22:09

It worked for me.

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