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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 09:05

Lizzie - laurentia is an annual for me - but flowers like mad til the first frosts.  It used to be quite hard to find, but now the GCs over here have it quite frequently when the rest of their annuals come in.  Its also called isotoma - just googled it, and T&M sell seeds, although i have never grown it from scratch myself

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 00:03

Spike is adorable Verdun

and your borders are looking great too ....  so many different plants all working together

Lizzie - so glad pastures and fields became gardens  Could look at them all day

Why does my garden look raggedy?

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 21:11

I've come late to this thread - was going to suggest phlox are great from about now til end of August - but i see you have already bought one

Who knows their roses?

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 07:09

Here's my Gertrude Jekyll, if that helps - certainly a strong scent (heavenly)

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52161.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/07/2014 at 07:01

Stacey - if you go down the lavender route, check out the floral marquee at HC - there is a stunning display of all sorts of colours - you could mix a few of them for a different look

Morning all - hope mini-Daisy enjoyed her schooltrip - sounds like a long day. One more day til the weekend - this week has just flown by

Monkshood problem .......

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 21:33

I planted a couple of deep blue ones last year - no sign of flower spikes yet, but I remain optimistic

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 21:30

Wow Pete - just caught those eryngiums - stunning

Great dahlia and white cascading shrub too (sorry, can't remember its name, but it is a lovely pure white)

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 21:24

Well done Lily - brave, but wise

Just home from work .... prefer holidays

Another HC photo to share - a celebration of cranberrries that made me smile

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/52130.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 Really looked like you could step right onto it ..... hope noone tried, they'd get a bit wet

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 07:57
Morning all - holibobs over - at the salt mines already for a stupidly early meeting

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 23:21

OL - the pink one is a calllibriocha (or something like that ) its a sort of mini petunia

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