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Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: Today at 10:43

Ooooooo - Australian photos

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: Today at 10:42

i use it everywhere 






and the last two are in the shade.  Wonderful plant 

More Plants Identity

Posted: Today at 10:34

Penstemon are perennials - some folk have trouble getting them through the winter as they can be borderline hardy, but in Guernsey you should have no trouble

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 23:42

T&M do mail order - bigger choice than in GCs ......this is the one I was looking at 


http://www.thompson-morgan.com/flowers/flower-seeds/half-hardy-annual-seeds/laurentia-axillaris-stargazer-mixed/7405TM

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: Yesterday at 23:29

Lizzie -  Thompson and Morgan do laurentia seeds (its called isotoma too) - maybe you could get some delivered to your Norfolk cottage in time to sow next year?  Its one of my favourite (deer proof) summer annuals, and it always performs well here.

Where in the world are you?

Posted: Yesterday at 22:12

I'm one of those woosie southerners, at the crossroads of Surrey/Hampshire/Sussex ....lots of things round here called Three Counties xxxxxx


Work full time, but spend as much of the weekend as I can get away with in the garden .....come rain or shine.  Love it

'But they said anyone can grow this plant!'

Posted: Yesterday at 20:22

Coreopsis.......something eats them - think its meeces

More Plants Identity

Posted: Yesterday at 20:20

I would say you are right with your first 3.  The last is a penstemmon (? Spelling?)

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 20:11

Wow MU - what a talent. Looks stunning .....you'll have to find a home for it now

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: Yesterday at 12:48

Monty haters look away now


Just came across this article on t'internet, and it summed up "what gardening means" so beautifully (particularly with all the horrors of the current year) that I thought I would share.


https://waituntilnextyear.com/2016/07/28/making-up-our-lives-gardening-writing-and-my-roots-by-monty-don/

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Discussions started by chicky

Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
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Gardens we have visited 2016

Pictures of our garden outings 
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Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
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Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Strange flower buds - ID??

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Love lies bleeding from seed

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Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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