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Posted: 15/10/2014 at 23:03

Thanks all for your good wishes

Just in from a lovely dinner out with Mr C - new restaurant round the corner, very nice indeed.

hope the floor survived its soaking Dove.  And on the subject of tv - have you all seen that Monty has a new gardening series starting Monday - something about big dreams for small spaces....


Posted: 15/10/2014 at 06:38

Morning.  Glad you are having such a great time Fidget - the Womble of the seas

Sad Christmas Roses

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 21:34

Mine are in pots, in the shade, but very sad.  I agree about sticking to the orientals


Posted: 14/10/2014 at 21:31

Snoodle ...bless

Hoping the weather cheers up soon - its making me feel a bit like KEF..  Hope tomorrow is a better day Yvie.  DD - liquidambers are luuuuuuuverrlly - its leaves should be on the turn very soon.

Glad you now have options for Mum, Verd.  Hard decision, but feel sure you'll get to what is right for her.

The sun will be shining tomorrow .....its our wedding anniversary, and it very rarely fails to make an appearance to mark the occasion.  20 years ....gosh, how did that happen.....feels like yesterday (well, maybe not that recent, but you know what I mean)

Tree id

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 09:26
Ok nut - will go out with the penknife this evening. I have some spring pictures of it aa well if that would help at all?

Tree id

Posted: 14/10/2014 at 06:55


Any ideas what this tree is - it has insignificant white flowers, followed by these berries, and turns a lovely yellow in the autumn.  Could well be a self seeded one.



Posted: 14/10/2014 at 06:43

Morning Yvie.  Early start for you

Yesterday I would have been able to join you - accidentally pressed a button on my alarm clock on Sunday night that put it forward an hour, so we got woken at 5.15 instead of 6.15, had a cuppa and started to get ready before we noticed all the other clocks in the house seemed to be wrong.  By which time it was too late togo back to bed.  Threw me out all day

My 100 bulbs arrived yesterday, so more to plant.  Leaving tulips a bit longer - need to clear the summer pots first.  

So much rain here - looking forward to the heatwave

Fairy - hope you're fully recovered now

Cyclamen Coum

Posted: 13/10/2014 at 22:02

I've used Eurobulbs (based in wisbech) for cyclamen plants - both coum and hederifolia have been great from them

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 21:06

You are ALL very important to me - didn't used to have any gardening friends I have loads


Posted: 12/10/2014 at 20:41

Great poppy pic Lily - so glad you had a belated birthday treat

Discussions started by chicky

Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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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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