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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 03/05/2016 at 06:36

Morning Buttercupdays. Will remember that as an alternative to DayNurse

Pretty parky out there, but looks like a lovely day in store ...shame I will be stuck inside an office.  Will make an effort to get out for my lunchtime route march ....always interesting to see whats out in the front gardens of Windsor

Have a great day peeps

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 21:56

Well, well, well A fairytale ending for Leicester - what a fanastic story

Anyone know what this nice purple plant is?

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 19:51

Here's what you've got to look forward to


Weed help - newbie gardener!

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 19:43

Looks like some sort of euphorbia to me - but I have never seen it in a profusion like that.  If I am right (one of the experts willbe along in a minute) then be careful - the sap is nasty and can burn your skin/eyes, so wear gloves, and a pair of safety specs.

Anyone know what this nice purple plant is?

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 19:29

Looks like honesty to me ....if you leave it you willget the very distinctive seed heads later

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 19:28

Oooo - lovely Hefty  what is the pink flower in the first pic?

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 17:25

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 16:48

Liri - Harlow Carr is too far for us in a day he would have to take me away for a whole weekend

One weather fcast said rain due here at 3pm, other said 4pm.  It arrived at 3.30 do they do that 

My garden is now looking ship shape - close to giving up on penstemmon - they make everything look such a mess for so long.  But this year they have a reprieve.  Also planted a couple of tiny (now) but soon to be whopping hydrangeas for the back of the border.  They say 2-3m .....we shall see

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 10:20

No rain here yet - forecast for later this afternoon.  Need to get out there sharpish to tidy up my penstemmon and plant some new hydrangeas before the drizzle arrives.  But need a bacon sarnie first - and another cuppa.

Glad you had a good trip Pdoc birthday and 22nd wedding anniversary will coincide too...but not til Oct.  Have "mentioned" that Harlow Carr is the best way to mark such occasions

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 02/05/2016 at 10:13

Your garden is looking wonderful Lyn. Love the pops of purple amongst the daffs.

Love that tree too Sparkles - the leaves pick up the purple centres of the flowers - stunning.  Might have to get you to go knock on their door for an ID

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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Planning a trip - any tips? 
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Mahonia - anyone got a good one ?

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Grass ID

Does anyone know what type of grass this is? 
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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 leaves๐Ÿ™„ 
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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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