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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 22:30

Punkdoc - can't believe that garden was practically under water a fortnight ago - its beautiful

MrsG and KEF - love your pics too.  Keep sharing - i love the picture threads on here


PS MrsG - is that a kaffir lily still in flower ???


Posted: 11/03/2014 at 22:17

Lily - the flowers are japanese quince (chaenomelese - checked the spelling on google this time!)

Jeannie - so glad the seeds arrived safely


Posted: 11/03/2014 at 21:58

Lizzie - thanks on Chicklet's behalf 

I was getting notifications, but now they have stopped here too.  Quite a relief, as i was getting them in batches of 100 at a time


Posted: 11/03/2014 at 21:55

Here is the one i already have - my plant of the moment



Posted: 11/03/2014 at 21:51

Quick peek in - Chicklet's birthday, so have been busy with cakes and candles and stuff.  Can't quite believe I have a little one who is now old enough to drive ... how did that happen

Ggirl - great work with your pond.  Others are sounding like they are hopefully on the mend - take care with that back KEF, and hope lo is feeling brighter Stacey.

And on the gardening front - invested in another chenomales (?? but you know the one i mean) with peachy flowers - called Madam Butterfly.  I have another bed to fill, and the deer don't eat them on account of the vicious thorns.

Monty don new presenter for Chelsea

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 06:46

Its the newsgirl he is doing a double act with that surprises me - doesn't garden but "likes looking at them" ...... We shall see ....

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 22:16

Well there is no sign of it - do all the leaves die off in winter?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 21:29

Lovely pictures Max, Lizzie and Mrs Donut. I love spring too

I had a brunnera but it seems to have been a winter casualty - mine was in a damp shady place - where are they happiest??

Since joining GW forum,I have been overwhelmed with all the support & advise

Posted: 10/03/2014 at 21:16

As promised - you can take your pick and be 17 or 71 .....



Posted: 10/03/2014 at 20:00

MrsG - verdun said his was homemade, so likely to be quite sturdy - i would worry that the one in the picture might buckle in the wind if it has a plant in leaf on it.  As for plant costs, all the clematis i have bought as tiddlers have established themselves much better than the bigger more expensive ones.  The GC's often sell them as 3 for £10 or 4 for £12 if you keep your eyes open,  and have a massive range of varieties to choose from.  As i said - be bold, make a statement - i'm sure you won't regret it

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