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Clematis

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:11
The best clematis in my garden started as plugs - they seem to establish so much better than the bigger plants from a GC. So next year you should be pleased with them, and the following year you will hopefully be amazed

The larger ones might have flowers already, but they will have been hurried along in conditions which are nothing like your garden. Plugs get to grow into their surroundings.

Plant identity

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:53
Sounds like gazanias to me - have a google and see if they match what you have

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:51

I'm in Londinium today too, Woody. Will keep my eyes open for you at Waterloo

But sorry to hear about your friend - hope you all share some good memories about him.....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:42

Morning all  Hadn't realised a scorcher was on the cards - best go do a bit of watering before i head off to catch my train.

Tooth is sorted - thanks KEF - old filling removed and new one put in - hope it does the trick

Farnborough air show means we are getting some weird and wonderful things in the sky above us - something huge and sonic just went over

Dahlias as cut flowers

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 22:56

I think so Lili - its certainly what I am doing.  Everyone says they must be deadheaded to keep them flowering.  My way is just "live-heading"

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 22:53

Love the bright colours Victoria - not clashing, just eye catching

No terracing David, but the rain soaks in rather than runs off.  The stone retaining wall is a sort of terrace I suppose.

lovely pics Yvie - i love phlox, and they do well for me here, so look forward to them coming out .... Half mine are flowering, the others are just on the brink

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 08:19

Oooooh - hope you sing along to Delilah Woody And good luck Clari And today is GH day KEF.??  So much going on

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 07:44

Not heard the thunder/ants theory before

Lie-in this morning as have a dentist to see.  Getting some gip so hope he finds the problem.  Will be mining salt remotely for the rest of the day .....might see if the extension lead for the laptop can make it onto the patio.  But keep that to yourselves - wouldn't want to give wfh a bad press

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 16/07/2014 at 07:35

Thanks for your kind comments BM - yes I do all the gardening myself .... at weekends

Thats a good red on that verbena Lily

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 15/07/2014 at 22:06

BM - i put a few pics on a couple of pages ago ..... And here's another just for you

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52633.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

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