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I'm not me anymore!

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 22:47

We need a picture of those lime green Cloggies

Honey Fungus

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 21:44

Glad I stumbled on this thread .....otherwise I'd never have worked out that TetleyT was now Cloggie

Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 19:58

Going great guns Sophie

Mine has now started to extend its flower buds, and is now showing much more pink than burgundy ....I am liking it very much

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 19:44

((Hugs)) Dove ....what a sad time you are having

Love that amelanchier - glad niece provided a suitable anchor ⚓️⚓️⚓️

Beautiful bluebell wood Tbird. Glad you had a good few days away.  Totally agree with you on the back-biting front....nasty goings on

Hooray to the departing builders Fairy .....onwards and upwards

My aquilegia gall mite has returned.  Think I am going to remove and burn all flower stalks for this year in an attempt to break the cycle.  However, our wisteria is out, our ceonothus are looking wonderfully blue, and the peony and poppy buds are fattening nicely lots to smile about too

The longest flowering perennial is........

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 22:10

The trick seems to be to take cuttings, lke you would with penstemon .....but I forgot

The longest flowering perennial is........

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 21:55

I think "cornwall" is his secret  lost all my agastache in Surrey this year

cleome colour fountain

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 21:52

I always find cleomes a bit hit and miss to germinate.  This year one pot came up lovely, a second produced precisely nothing.  Then OH knocked the successful pot all over the floor ....jury's out whether a recovery will occur (and I'll leave you to judge whether that is the seedlings or OH)

Unknown flower

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 21:45

Nut's the genius ....I'm just an apprentice

Should I lift the iris

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 21:39

Thats gorgeous TetleyT ....worth the wait. How are you btw ??

The longest flowering perennial is........

Posted: 19/05/2016 at 21:35

Geums and some of the geraniums go on and on here

Discussions started by chicky

Gardens we have visited 2017

A place to share our latest gardening days out 😀 
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Last Post: 20/04/2017 at 01:49

Beth Chatto Garden Festival

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Last Post: 24/03/2017 at 15:43


Planning a trip - any tips? 
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Last Post: 14/04/2017 at 17:48

Mahonia - anyone got a good one ?

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Last Post: 12/11/2016 at 15:58

Grass ID

Does anyone know what type of grass this is? 
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Last Post: 03/09/2016 at 16:43

Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2016 at 21:14

Gardens we have visited 2016

Pictures of our garden outings 
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Last Post: 04/09/2016 at 20:56

Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
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Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 14:39

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 16:26

Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Last Post: 22/08/2015 at 08:01

Strange flower buds - ID??

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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 21:49

Love lies bleeding from seed

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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 18:37

Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 00:01

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 10:44

More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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