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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 17:29

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51948.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

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Here are some more of the above garden in Dordogne.

 

Plant suggestion please

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 11:08

http://www.grootklooster.nl/Afbeeldingen/Fotos/erigeron-karvinskianus.jpg

 

Just thought of this one which will grow between paving stones, erigeron karvinskianus. 

 

 

Soil of the ancients

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 10:29

Break it up as much as you can, may need a good watering to soften it, add as much compost and manure as you can. Sow or plant annuals if you want something quick for this year. Next year it should then be easier, but there will always be weeds, just a part of gardening, like doing housework. 

Plant suggestion please

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 10:25

I would have said sedums too, fleshy leaved plants can manage better. The sort of plants that grow in walls.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 09:26

Morning all. Going for a Chinese lunch today, followed by a wander around local town. Visitors go tomorrow. Then back to the weeding!

Freshly picked peas

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 09:12

I don't freeze them, but when my son in law did, without blanching, they were inedible.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 09:09

Your gardening effort haven't gone unnoticed OL, you've done amazingly well after a fairly short time and I've followed your sweet pea progress on the SP thread.

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 08/07/2014 at 00:07

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/51880.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Here is a garden we visited in France on Sunday. Just one pic as it's late and I'm off to bed. May send more later.

 

Plant needed for round year interest for small border

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 23:48

Is it a shrub you are looking for? Is it in shade or sun, dry or damp, acid or alkali? Do you want flowers or would variegated leaves be OK? Euonymous fortunei is evergreen and comes in different varieties of leaves, gold and green, silver and green. Easy to grow.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=euonymus+fortunei&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=6yK7U-rCJuOc0QXcnoHwBA&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1188&bih=491 

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