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Shade and dry loving plants

Posted: 06/08/2013 at 09:50

I have a place like that where Periwinkle (Vinca) thrives. Only problem is that it's spread into a border where I don't want it. But if your place isn't on the end of a border it may be OK. Another plant I have in a dry shady place is Euonymus Silver Queen.

Shockers

Posted: 31/07/2013 at 09:12

Thanks Verdun, but then I am a woman!

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 31/07/2013 at 09:10

Hidden Valley was one of my favourites too. No imposing stately home, but a real gardener's garden with plants for all seasons. Tiny lanes leading to it.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 31/07/2013 at 09:07

Enjoyed the before and after pics and new project pics.

DHC, I like the disaster pot, what's the matter with it?

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 16:53

Thank you for the lovely photos. Sounds exciting getting to the sunken garden. You look young and slim.

Shockers

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 12:44

Hi Keen. It was in Devon, may have been Rosemoor.

I like lysimachia, it's all so easy and grows in my problem clay bed. Have clethroides, pretty but tends to wander. I also like centranthus ruber, planted one plant years ago, but it quickly decided it didn't want to be in a bed with decent earth so it moved off to cracks in the walls and stone terraces, where I like it very much.

Shockers

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 10:19

Since Keen has posted his photo I will be very brave. This is me in a typical pose!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/28401.jpg?width=518&height=350&mode=max

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 10:12

Morning all. Horse foot trimmer has been, some watering done (still no rain), washing is on line, swimming pool sides brushed. Just got 2 beds left to make before arrival of family. Daughter No.2 rang last night to say she's coming this evening instead of tomorrow. Daughter No 1 coming for lunch tomorrow. 2 has little girl and boy and 1 has 3 small boys. Son 2 coming tomorrow, son 1 coming Friday with wife and adorable 1 year old daughter, he's working until then. Supermarket this afternoon.

Off to weed couch grass out of kitchen terrace bed.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 28/07/2013 at 23:10

Leadfarmer, another hooray, I bought a Pilu this year and at last I found Dr. Ruppel that I so admired in one of your earlier pics.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 28/07/2013 at 23:00

Chicky, that's so pretty. I've never heard of Isotoma, wonder if they sell it in France. There are deer here.

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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wyre-forest-why

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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Gardens we have visited 2013

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

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Rose pruning and frost

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reviews

why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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