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Agapanthus and frost.

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 23:53

The deciduous ones with thinner leaves tend to be more hardy than some others.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 23:07

Punkdoc, it's just not worth it losing it big time over Verdun. Dove and I were anti-Brexit too so we are all "Elite" together.

Donald or hillary?

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 23:04

I have been following this but I don't want to get involved with politics, especially after all the Brexit upset. I am anti-Brexit, obviously, living in France. (not my choice, by the way)

But now it is getting silly - please stop bickering. There are so many different points of view about different things it's just not possible for everyone to agree, but there is no need to upset each other about it.

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 22:36

Cold, wet and windy in Dordogne too.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 17:14

We went to the supermarket and now OH has gone to choir practice.

Our weather has been the same as Dove's, a cold and gusty wind and bursts of rain.

Best Salvias to grow?

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 09:54

This is my Salvia "Blauhugel" a couple of years ago in June. I posted a link above because I wasn't at home, but now I'm back and have access to my photos.

 Although it looks rather tatty now, November, after a few frosts, there are still flowers on it. I've had it for years, can't remember when I bought it. But it is only about 12 -18" tall.

I've had Wendy's Wish which was great but they didn't survive the winter, then Love and Wishes which have been disappointing this summer. I expect Ember's Wish is the same family.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 08:38

Hello Fairygirl, good to see you back. What has happened to your hand? Apart from Trump, I hope you are OK.

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HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 09/11/2016 at 08:27

Morning all, at least I hope it is after the news from the USA! It's blowing a gale and tipping with rain here, maybe the weather is celebrating Trump.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 08/11/2016 at 17:42

Evening all, we are back in France. It was dark at 6.15pm, now 6.40pm. When we left almost 2 weeks ago it was light up to 7.30pm. Clocks changed while we were in Norfolk.

I was by a window in the plane and the forests of Dordogne as we approached Bergerac airport still looked pretty green. As we drove home individual trees were changing colour but a lot are oaks and Robinia and they are still mostly green. I think autumn colours in England are ahead of SW France.

HELLO FORKERS! November Edition

Posted: 07/11/2016 at 15:59

Given the heavy rain and the fact you need to stay fit for the painting I think you have every excuse to take a taxi!

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Garden Gallery 2017

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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