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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:55

Many thanks all - never knew comfrey could be so spectacular - only know it as an ingredient for homemade (smelly) plant tonic.

Woody - made a day of it and went to Kiftsgate too.  Saw THE rose, although obviously not in flower - its a monster - fills a whole border and three trees.  Loved the garden and the views - although not for the faint hearted.  Assume their gardeners are armed with climbing ropes and crampons

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 21:16

Welcome back Woody - great to hear from you again.  Glad hortsoc is going from strength to strength, and new garden plans sound v. exciting

My WW astrantias are flourishing, and will be let loose in the garden in the next couple of weeks

Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 19:23

Does anyone know what this is ?  Growing in profusion in the shady damp bits of Hidcote today - love the colour....

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42399.jpg?width=512&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 19:18

Count to ten (twice) MrsG - you're a bigger hearted person than her.  So glad the lost ring is found, and Ma Verdun is getting a night out.

Just back from Hidcote and Kiftsgate - both remarkable in very different ways - had a wonderful day (lemon drizzle passed muster).  However anyone dreamed of making a garden on a cliff face escapes me - but i am very glad they did.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/04/2014 at 09:07

Horrible task Fidget - feel for you and Mr Fidget

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Posted: 14/04/2014 at 08:24

Morning All

First day of my hols - don't feel great when the pills wear off, but fine when they are doing their stuff.  OH has today off too, and is coming garden visiting with me - so at least i don't have to do the driving.  Will report back later ..... But am very excited

Lovely to see Ggirl back - look after yourself.  Zingy lime should wake those poor commuters up

Hope the ring turns up KEF - hate it when something like that happens.  

Panda, Lily, hope work (or more to the point, colleagues) are ok this week - amazing how the workplace can bring out the worst in some people.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/04/2014 at 18:11

Glad you enjoyed your pootling punkdoc.

i am feeling grotty - temp, sore throat, shivery.  Tomorrow is the first day of my week off work, so feeling particularly aggrieved.  Meant to be going to Hidcote/Kiftsgate tomorrow - need to dig out the day nurse

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/04/2014 at 09:41

I'd forgotten just how gorgeous your garden is Bev.  Its put a big smile on my face

Got to get out there today to do all the things i said i would do yesterday - before i got distracted with plant buying.

Good luck to Mr KEFs team at Wembley

When is the last time to sow tomato seeds

Posted: 13/04/2014 at 09:29

How many plants do you need Sarah? If its not very many you might be better buying small plants from a GC - they are not very expensive, and would get you back to where you normally are at this time of year.

Raised beds

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 22:45

Its not me, but OH, who does the hard graft, but much better to build your own - can customise the size etc.  and it makes it all your garden - rather than something you can order.  

Its difficult juggling supernoodle (got the t-shirt) - but worth it 10 years down the road ...

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