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Exochorda The Bride

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 08:22

Thanks Sue, KEF, AWB and Lizzie - i will let her tresses loose

Have you had deer nibble them Lizzie?  The nursery lady said they were one of the few shrubs they left alone.  If that is right i have many more planting options.  Last year's rabbit certainly thought it tasty

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 16/04/2014 at 08:18

Wow - my irises aren't even in bud yet !  Your borders are looking beautiful - amazing how they change after just a few days away

(Ps Lizzie - your help is needed on the recent exochorda thread !)

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 22:50

Glad you are safely home fidget - hope the ducks return for their feast.  Lovely smoggy sunset here too tonight - too far away for Sheffield to cause it .... I blame Londinium

Exochorda The Bride

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 22:47

Lizzie has a lovely one.  I have just added some more to my collection, and have exactly the same question over whether to leave the stems tied on to the cane.....  Hope Lizzie looks in soon

Anybody watching The Big Allotment Challenge

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 22:44

I started watching with scepticism - but i actually really enjoyed it!  Something a bit different

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 20:27

Must choose my words more carefully - nearly had special branch on their way round

Love the tulips and that white daffodil Bob - is it Thalia?

My long anticipated tulips are finally flowering, and are well worth the wait

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42470.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42471.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 Ballade and white triumphator

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 20:22

Glad you are having such a lovely time Bev - a move to Devon sounds like a fun plan

Glad KEF can now eat anything she wants, the chewier the better.

thanks for all your get well wishes.  Although i thought i felt better, i think i was in denial (i am soooo not good at being under the weather) - soon after inadvertantly accusing Tracey of stealing ( Sorry, must choose my words more carefully), i put my head down for 40 winks, and woke up half an hour ago.  So that's that day gone

Just been to look at my tulips to cheer myself up - they are called Ballade, and have more than lived up to expectations .... Love them

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/42468.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 16:56

OL - when i said "not lifted straight from a GC shelf" I meant the sinks, not the plants.  

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 16:43

They have made real features Tracey - i love it when a garden is full of things that the gardener has put together, rather than just lifted straight from a GC shelf.  Might be a bargain, but it looks classy

Do you really need special seed compost?

Posted: 15/04/2014 at 15:49

Hi Laura - i have just bumped a couple of threads that discuss this to the top of the forum for you - hope they help

Discussions started by chicky

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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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 07:29

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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Last Post: 15/12/2013 at 18:22

Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Good Berries

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Last Post: 27/10/2013 at 16:01

No flowers on gladioli

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Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Last Post: 23/11/2013 at 16:04

Camellia - yellow leaves

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Last Post: 15/09/2013 at 17:04

Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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Last Post: 01/09/2013 at 23:33

catalpas---digging-out

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Last Post: 10/08/2013 at 19:56

mulching-with-conifer-chippings

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