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September Raspberries

Posted: 16/05/2014 at 08:43

Mine are like that, but shorter. The variety is "September", the shortest and roamiest of all the raspeberries I have grown, but the only variety I still have. The other varieties didn't like the hot dry sun of SW France in the summer. They fruit on the old canes in June and the new canes in autumn, so in winter or early spring I cut out the old canes that have fruited twice and shorten the new ones, by a few inches.

Steep slope planting plans - any photos?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 22:55

They sell trays of it in my local garden centre, not very expensive, especially for that sort of thing. But I live in France.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 09:38

Morning all. Print here is OK now. Did what Dove said, I must have done it the other way when copying and pasting, or something. Silly me!

Matt, that's scary. Perhaps they were escaped convicts

Sun's out.

Neglected Rose

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:41

I would wait for flowering to finish, seems a shame to miss the flowers. Just neaten up the left side a bit, it's not really the time of year to prune. The rose needs its leaves in summer. Do what Artjak says in autumn and February and keep it fed and watered.

Greenhouse at night

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:35

I leave mine open at night  as soon as temps are in double figures. But I suppose it depends what you are using it for. My plantlets had to harden off anyway.

Steep slope planting plans - any photos?

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:33

http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/4815/hypericumcalycinumj4.jpg

 

Hypericum calycinum makes a good ground cover for banks.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:17

Great news about your friend lily.

The print on here seems to be getting smaller. Is it my laptop or does any one else agree? The writing on my email page isn't smaller.

Sad rhubarb

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 23:08

I've been told it's crown rot. Fungal disease, too much rain.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 19:08

I wish I could go. It looks wonderful. I use to order plants from them and Beth Chatto years ago when I lived in Kent.

We will be going to England, travelling west in June, past Malvern to Shropshire, then back to Eastbourne, where we have a pied à terre.

Have planted out 4 troughs and 2 pots, gazanias, lobelias, begonia Dragon Wing, and verbenas, but not all together.

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 14:52

There are 2 in a row. OH gave it a really hard prune in 2012 and cut all the dead out and last year it grew like mad, but fewer flowers.

Could it be rabbits or deer SweetPea?

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