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Anyone up for a little experiment? Could be fun?

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 18:12

Mine has still got the last few flowers to come -- have been very pleased with it - love the colour and the variegated leaves.


Are you going to try and take cuttings Vic?  If so, let me know how you go about it, and how you get on - might try and copycat

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 24/07/2016 at 09:30

Clouded over here, so today is a gardening day.


Invested in some new lilac geraniums (splish splash and mrs kendall clark) which need to be got in the ground.  Also ridiculously excited that my salvia caradonna cuttings all seem to have taken .....8 more of that great plant for next year.  Still a bit of a novice when it comes to cuttings, so gives me a buzz when it works

Gardens we have visited 2016

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 22:51



And what a way to hide the compost bins and wheelbarrows:


Gardens we have visited 2016

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 22:48

Visited an NGS garden in Frensham Surrey today.  Chatted with the gardener - it is all her own efforts, no paid help.  It was absolutely packed full of plants - gorgeous





HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 20:45

I'm doing the sprinkler leaping too Dove


Just been for another gorgeous walk, and paella for tea - think we'll sit outside.  Then a recorded Tatton to finish off a very lovely day

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 15:11

Just had an impromptu visit to an NGS garden - spotted the yellow signs when I was out and about earlier.  It was fantastic - beautiful planting and immaculate. Will put some pics on the other thread. It is now too warm to do anything other tha flollollop .....hammock here I come

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 09:57

Sounds like a lovely day Wonky  Love Brighton - especially the lanes (sister used to live there, and is still not far from it).


Think Mr C must have been looking in here yesterday - when I got in from work he suggested making the most of the beautiful evening by going for a walk around the punchbowl, followed by alfresco chish and fips. This was our view whilst we munched



Had the place to ourselves ......perfect

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 06:53

Think that is a very good thought for the day .....Thank goodness for Gardening

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 22/07/2016 at 06:46

Morning All


Friday has arrived


I had a clear out of unwanted plants last weekend too (although not on Hosta's scale) ....funny how the need to water pots can concentrate the mind


Have a good day peeps, the weekend is nearly hereπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰

HELLO FORKERS! July Edition

Posted: 21/07/2016 at 07:09

Yes


Done an hour's work, a half hours watering and now about to set off for the office.  They say no peace for the wicked ......I must have been very bad

Discussions started by chicky

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 leavesπŸ™„ 
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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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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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