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Echinacea

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 21:25

I grew a variety called Pink Parasol from seed a few years ago, and they are still going strong.  I find the most difficult bit is getting them through the slug munching stage at about this time of year ....they seem to be resistant once they get going growing.

I've got some Magnus on the go this year from seed - they will get grown on this summer, overwinter in the coldframe, and then ready to plant out and flower next summer.

here's a pic of pink parasol


 

Picture Postcard Request

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 20:29

Well you have 4 royal ones to look forward to

Picture Postcard Request

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 20:10

Have the Windsor ones arrived yet DD ?  I posted them about a fortnight ago now

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 20:08

((Hugs)) Dove - she will smell the flowers, and she will have heard your voice in her dreams too.....all so much a part of making her peaceful.  Such difficult times, hope you are giving yourself plenty of headspace too.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 06:46

Morning Dove, Morning Keen

Wall to wall sunshine here, and cold but no frost.  Just been to unwrap my GH babies, who would have rather stayed tucked up til a bit later (obviously becoming teenagers) ......but needs must, and I must be on my way.

Tales of mountain moving (or NOT) and pink hair made me smile yesterday, whilst cowardly PM senders made me.  Some folks seem to make more use of PMs than they do open posts .....very strange

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 21:59

My heart goes out to you all LilyP - I know how scary heart problems can be.  Hope you get some good news about treatment options soon.  Sending as many positive thoughts your way as I can.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 21:50

Thanks Bob - I can see that now I am home and have a big screen - couldn't make it out on my titchy phone

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 18:42
Looking good Lizzie - your open day is going to be just fine

Love the purple white combination in the first photo - what are they ??

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 06:57

Morning Clari

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 06:48

Sounds like a great day out Liri - lots of treasures there.  A peachy flowered saxifrage sounds gorgeous. Keep meaning to ask you which day you are going to Chelsea?  I am going to be there with my Dad and sisters on the Tuesday.

escaped the frost here, but the rest of the week looking dodgy.  All my seedlngs are now in the cold GH, being covered at night with propagator lids.  Think I may add a layer of fleece for the next few nights as an insurance policy.

Right, gotta go.....places to be, people to see and all that jazz

Discussions started by chicky

Gardens we have visited 2017

A place to share our latest gardening days out ๐Ÿ˜€ 
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Beth Chatto Garden Festival

 
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Last Post: 24/03/2017 at 15:43

Keukenhof

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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Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves๐Ÿ™„ 
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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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