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Latest posts by Busy-Lizzie

What is it?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:57

My foxglove leaves are a bit furrier, I'd go for comfrey, but hard to tell at this stage.

New borders

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:55

I agree with Lyn, they look fine, but if you feel it looks gappy then plant some annuals. That's what I do too.

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:52

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44772.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

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Last year I started a thread about gardens we visited. Some people sent some lovely photos  http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/talkback/gardens-we-have-visited-2013/80843.html  so I thought I would start another for this year.

We went to the Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park the end of April. It was pouring, they lent us umbrellas. No one else was in the garden except the ducks! 

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:41

We loved it last year, think I've said that already somewhere.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 18:38

That wall and bed look great Chicky. OH needs extra kisses!

My OH has arrived in Stansted, he rang.

Didn't do middle bed, sorted greenhouse instead. Filled the 3 coldframes with babies so that I can plant the tomatoes in the GH. Watered them all and the pots around the house, having fed the roses in the pots for the second time. Tied up some climbing roses. Probably should have put that on the GW thread. Shall go out later and put the lids on the coldframes.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 15:38

Puncdoc has put Venice photos on camera corner.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 15:35

Didn't the neighbours invite you Tracey OL?

Glad you had a good time Panda.

Only just got back from church and lunch. On the way back I saw a plant stall in a village square so I stopped. There were some French ladies selling plants, mostly herbs, and a young man, who turned out to be English selling lots of plants and lots of different sorts of foxgloves, perennial and biennial. So, of course, I bought a boxful. Variegated lemon thyme, a Blue Ensign pulmonaria (which I've wanted for some time), several different foxgloves, a pink hesperis, a purple phlox, acillea 'the Pearl' and a polemonium (mine died, but he said here it's best not in the sun, and deer don't eat it). 

OH has left to see his family in England.

Must get out and weed that middle bed.

Daphne?

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 22:37

http://www.panoramicfarm.com/_files/store/thumb/hne-odora-Aureomarginata-Variegated-Winter-Daphne-1318442069.jpg

 

Daphne is early flowering and very scented. This is like the one I have.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:55

Gosh John, thanks for reminding me. I must take something to the bring and share lunch after church tomorrow.

Shadey shrubs for a planter

Posted: 03/05/2014 at 18:51

I have a small rhododendron, yakushimamun, in a pot in full shade. But it is only in flower in May, although it is evergreen.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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no emails as well as small text

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uploading photos

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