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Erigeron karvinskianus

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 22:10

I've found it self seeds well ( but unwanted ones are easy to get rid of) - but you need it to self seed to get into all those nooks and crevices that you could never intentionally plant it in.  Now that it has got going it is a star in my stone walls

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 20:06

Something about watching the light fade that is magical.  Unfortunately I missed it this evening (a girls gotta hoover sometime).  Got the wine now though, might take it outside and listen to the owls.....Archie has inspired me

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 18:40

 Missed them first time, but got them now

Wonderful mallow Art - didn't know you could grow them as annuals - how tall is that one ?  Looks like a potential back of border plant to add to next year's list...

 

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 17:57

Everything still looking good out there ..... don't you just love an Indian Summer  Here are some of my "cage" ....

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 OH has just scalped the grass

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 17:41

Archie - was thinking the same re the daisies

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 And the anemones are good too

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 MrsG - your garden is looking absolutely stunning - just love that slate path and rope railing - very jealous

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 11:31

Cheeky Fairy .  Cultivating that rustic look here.  Thats my "sit and eat breakfast" bench - it would hurt my morning eyes if i painted it pink .......because there isn't any other colour

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 10:44

And in the time honoured tradition of sharing our purchases, here is my new sky rocket.  Did you ever see a more "cuddly" plant??

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/59889.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 10:33

Good to see you Pdoc, but sorry the news about your Mum is worrying.  Enjoy some garden time as a welcome respite for a few hours - still plenty of wildlife buzzing round in mine to watch.

Another lie-in here - but will get up soon for some garden pottering.  Just tweaking needed at the moment, so lots of time to just look at it

Shabby Chic Anyone?

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 10:18

Fairy - looks like something out of the pages of Country Life.  All you need now is a beagle ....OL might be able to lend you one.  You must be dead chuffed

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/09/2014 at 21:44

Sounds like a good haul Liri 

Love that pot Yvie

I have non flowering acidanthera too - they were planted last year, so have survived a winter, but lots of leaves, no flowers.  Maybe next year

Discussions started by chicky

Plant ID - blue flowers

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Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

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Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Good Berries

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No flowers on gladioli

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Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Camellia - yellow leaves

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