Busy-Lizzie


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What is your weather like?

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 08:19

We had a huge storm and a downpour last night.

My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 08:18

Good morning and happy Easter Marion.

We had a huge storm and a downpour in SW France last night.

We are going to lunch with friends today, went to daughter yesterday. 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 08:07

Morning all.   Happy Easter.  

http://yoursmiles.org/tsmile/easter/t6338.gif

Big thunderstorm last night.

Ground cover

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 22:19

This article says it does. http://homeguides.sfgate.com/dianthus-spreading-plant-68854.html  When I've grown them they form cushions over a foot wide, red thyme is 12" to 18" wide. You plant both 8" - 12" apart, so you would need the same number of plants for both.

Overwintering onions

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:19

Not something I've ever down, but I somehow feel they wouldn't be very happy.

Growing a Clematis

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:17

I was going to say what nutcutlet said. Dead trees fall over, cut it down and plant the clematis up an obelisk instead.

Plant ID

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:13

I have just pruned my Choisya Ternata hard back as it was overflowing onto the path. I looked up about pruning, sites said after flowering. It had flower buds on it but the spring ones often get caught by frost and rain and I couldn't wait so did it anyway. I usually find the autumn flowering is better.

Can you identify this plant?

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:08

Fatsia Japonica, too.

Ground cover

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 20:06

Dianthus Deltoides, I am growing Arctic Fire from seed. http://www.perennials.com/plants/dianthus-deltoides-arctic-fire.html

They come in red shades, white pink etc.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:08

I often get mole damage in borders, Fairygirl, one of my main frustrations, but not often in the lawn and the topsoil is very thin. We are on limestone rock. We have hares not rabbits. That moley bit is often a bit boggy, must have a clay pocket there.

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