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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 18:08

Looking great Doris - that wallflower is amazing

GW T&M Free Lavender offer.

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 10:58

all my lavenders are from offers like this in the past.  They have all done well, but do take a couple of seasons to get going.  But all you need is somewhere to grow them on out of the way - they don't need much attention.  And you get an awful lot of plants for a fiver



Posted: 19/04/2015 at 10:55

My daphne bhoula Jacqueline Postil is wonderful - fragrant flowers from December to April - but it was here when we arrived,so someone else had done the hard work of getting it going.  I have two self seeded babies growing, which I am leaving in situ for the time being.

eternal fragrance has yet to get going - maybe it never will.  I had noticed some nibbling, and thought it was mice, but maybe it is my friend bambi after all.  They never touch JP though.


Posted: 19/04/2015 at 10:40

We have sun and smilies here

FiL popping in for lunch, after that I will be pricking out my cosmos and cucumbers.  GH will then look rather full.

brilliant day yesterday.  Inspiring and very entertaining lectures by Tom Stuart Smith and James Alexander Sinclair, a wonderful tour round Abbey House Gardens (swathes of tulips everywhere, and very atmospheric and clever garden design ....just beautiful). Plus some sticky plant labels meant a dicentra valentine, anchusa royal lodden and omphaloides (??) cherry ingham from Hardys accompanied me home

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 23:45

All lovely yvie  Love your planters too


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 23:35

Good luck on the Garibaldi quest Lizzie

Stunning ampitheatre/pit/hollow Liri

Waiting for a chicklet to get home, then  for me


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 21:03
Cute ducks . Would be lovely if they are the old faithfuls coming back

Had wonderful day at the Garden Festival - too tired now, but will bore you with the gory details tomorrow

Anti-baby seed starting

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 06:09

Brilliant  Think that would keep the mice from my seedlings (my home wreckers grew up)


Posted: 18/04/2015 at 06:06

Morning all

Early start for me - just about to set off for the Garden Festival - woop woop 

V excited .....I do love a gardening day out.  Will report back later

New here. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Posted: 18/04/2015 at 06:03

Welcome Terry - plenty of rose lovers here too

Discussions started by chicky

Mahonia - anyone got a good one ?

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Grass ID

Does anyone know what type of grass this is? 
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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 leaves๐Ÿ™„ 
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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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