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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.

The sun has got his hat on....

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 22:26

Runnybeak, it does snow sometimes in Dordogne. Can't get up the drive when it does. But March has been sunny so far until today. Yesterday was 20° in the shade, this afternoon it got up to 10°.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 18:25

Am off to throw the pizza together and bung it in a hot stove!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 18:05

I hope it's just the day that's miserable, Matty, not you.

The man who cuts my logs has been today, doing some serious pruning of a huge neglected pyracantha and some other neglected shrubs and lower tree branches. The bonfire pile is huge!

I've re-potted three blueberry bushes and planted some more violas.

Photo test thread only...

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 17:59

I get the error message, I click on "OK" bottom right, then I wait for pic to appear as usual.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 17:57

I've re-potted 3 blueberry bushes into much bigger pots and planted out some more violas.

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