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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:33

Looks great Vicky - orange and purple really work together there

Dahlias as cut flowers

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:29

There is a little icon that looks like a tree - just to the right of the one you use to insert a smilie - click on that and follow the instructions to upload an existing picture from your iPad.....


Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:25

Morning All - lie in for me

Looks like the sun is going to hide behind the clouds here today - which is good, as i have two garden areas that need some attention, and i would have melted if i'd attempted it yesterday.  Both need a serious weed and tidy up, and some judicious hacking back too.  Thats a gardening skill that never gets enough attention in the literature.....the great hack back.  Maybe i should write a book .....

Woody - we want pictures of your awards, trophies and prize winning entries

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 10:17

Wonderful pics Artjak - i have never been there at the right time to see the meadows in their full glory - absolutely spectacular  Can you imagine having that (and all the rest of it for that matter) outside your back door.  The gravel garden is pretty special too.

and what a happy lot you all look - lovely

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 23:32

Lily - its a phlox - think its bight eyes.  They do well for me here, so are the bedrock of my midsummer garden - good job they come in lots of colours


Posted: 19/07/2014 at 22:18


Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 22:10

Thanks Lizzie - it makes me smile

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 22:00

So pleased you all had such a lovely day

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 21:52

Here's the latest from Chicky world - verbena doing great, echinaceas putting on a show, and everything generally filling out


Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 21:41

Fairy - its looking fab, fab, fab  All that work is really paying off - you must be so pleased.  I remember the "before" pics, so know just what a difference you have made - you're a star

Love liatris too wintersong - dramatic flowers that hang around for ages.  Whats the little tangerine flower in the first pic ??  Whatever it is, its going on my list !!

lovely upcycling lesley - love a bit of quirkiness in a garden, especially when its your secret

Discussions started by chicky

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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