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Posted: 14/04/2015 at 06:59

My Rozanne is just appearing - but I find it quite low growing. A good blue, but with a bit more height, is Orion.


Posted: 14/04/2015 at 06:52

Happy Pergola day Wintersong


Posted: 14/04/2015 at 06:52

Morning all. 

Yvie - as promised - hope this shows the difference between the flower (top) and the leaf bud (bottom) you see what I mean about it looking like an apple pip

 I love Wisteria  Hope yours does have flowers (need a fingers crossed smiley)

Am I grumpy cos.....

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:56

Photinia Red Robin

Love daffodils ...mostly because deer don't eat them.....we go for monoculture here


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 21:43

Yvie - wisteria leaf buds are smooth and brown ....a bit like an apple pip.  The flower ones fatten up and look more like the head of a bluebell before it opens.  Its dark now, but i will venture out in the morning and post you some pics, just in case my wonderfully descriptive words are leaving you scratching your head


Posted: 13/04/2015 at 06:46

Morning all

OH has the week off work, and Chicklets are still on Easter hols, so getting up this morning seems very hard

Watched Beechgrove last night - I would have ditched the phormium and kept the acer

Shrub Id please

Posted: 12/04/2015 at 23:44

You got it Nut  A dwarf russian almond ....burncoose have them for sale (one of the "good guys")


Posted: 12/04/2015 at 22:46

Panda - my molly-in-a-bucket came from Fidget - i was in a car so got the bigger one as I could carry it easier. Your molly-in-a-pot came from Nut I think.  How are your tikki torches


Posted: 12/04/2015 at 21:36

DD - its looking wonderful - you must be thrilled


Posted: 12/04/2015 at 21:04

Lovely - astilbe shopping is next on the list then - anyone have any favourites??

Discussions started by chicky

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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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 19:05

Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Last Post: 04/10/2014 at 18:15

Plant ID - blue flowers

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Last Post: 10/09/2014 at 09:08

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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