Busy-Lizzie


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Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 19:27

Pruned and weeded a shrub bed which has lavenders, caryopteris, and a big sambucus Black Lace. Sowed more seeds, flowers and herbs. Lots of seeds germinating now in the GH.

Montbretia eradication

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 19:20

I think the crocosmia flowers are on top and so are more showy and montbretia flowers are under the stem.

Photos of the garden today

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 14:37

There is a thread for garden photos. Here it is if you would like to see some of the other posters gardens http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/garden-pictures-2015/598952.html  There was one last year too, Garden Gallery 2014.

Montbretia eradication

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 13:14

Thank you Verdun, we get very hard frosts here, Dordogne is usually colder than England in winter, so that must be it. I do water in summer.

Montbretia eradication

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 12:42

I've tried ordinary Montbretia and Crocosmias, Lucifer, Emily McKenzie and a couple of others and they all died. Verdun, please, would you have any idea why? I gave my son some of the Lucifer (someone gave me lots) and it grew beautifully in his garden. Is it too hot and dry in Dordogne?

Indoor Jasmine

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 12:23

AnnieAnnie, is that the indoor Jasmine polyanthum, which flowers in late winter or is it the outdoor one Jasmine officinale, which flowers in the summer? Polyanthum is half hardy, officinale is hardy, but prefers some shelter.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 08:59

That sounds good news Marion. I hope you get the grant. Good luck.

I hope you are feeling better and able to drink and rest.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 08:53

Morning all. Foggy again, but usually means sunny later. Pruning, pruning and pruning! How did that buddleia get so huge when I cut it to knee height last year?? etc.

Indoor Jasmine

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 22:32

I potted mine on and it grew all summer outside. Brought it into the dining room for the winter, but had to cut a lot off, it grew 2 metres. When I had a house with a conservatory I grew it there and it was lovely. I may try it against a south wall this winter and see what happens.

Montbretia eradication

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 22:28

Maisie, why are you trying to get rid of it all if your OH likes it? It won't grow here and I like it.

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