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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 11:23

Absolutely.  Weather forecast is looking good too.  

Wisley was on GQT this week, and sounds as if there is plenty to see - so bring comfy shoes

Currently its me, BM, and Panda ........ is there anyone else wants to join us?

We'll take lots of pics for those who can't make it

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 11:13

Heres a pic

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58153.jpg?width=514&height=350&mode=max

 

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 11:11

I've got a few that flower well, and have made it through the last two winters (although they were mild ones) - they are a bit more gaudy than the heleniums they are with, but go well together.  Agree about them flopping though.

can't grow coreopsis - something eats them - think it the meeces

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 11:03

Missed you early birds but a lovely cuppa being enjoyed here too.

have two very weedy patches to attack today, but apart from that its a quiet time out there at the moment.  Still picking raspberries, plums and tomatoes.  But some of our trees are starting to colour up, so the seasons are definitely a-changing.

are you planning any garden visiting in Italy Lizzie?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 23:31

Lily - i had a lovely pink/white petal tulip this year called ballade 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 21:01

Oooo Lizzie - spotted Red Jewel on Hardys website this morning ..... But they were out of stock.  Let me know what its like !!

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:53

Dad still healthy, Mum died 5 years ago - far too young.  Not sure its something you ever really get over.  

So haven't yet had to deal with elderly parent problems - but my heart goes out to those who do.  Must be very difficult when the carer roles are reversed.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:27

Thanks Liri for the rubinzwerg recommendation - its in my notebook.

oops Fairy - but at least you had three troubles .... so no more are due .....supersticious, moi ??

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 16:07

Wonderful Verdun - love them - especially 1,3 and 4. The oranges are my favouritE - although am now on the lookout for a red after last nights GW. Your new takes great photos - well plenty good enough to post here anyways.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 15:57

And topbird is jetting off too - happy hols to you all

Looking forward to helenium pics Verd (Ooops - edit to say found them now - fab)

Given up trying to keep up Fairy .... Just plunge straight in with my tuppeny ha'penny.  Apols for bits I miss - no personal slights intended.

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