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Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:35

Pink ones are papavers - oriental poppies - they take a few years to get going in my patch (by which time i have lost the label - but think this one is MrsP?!?*#??) but then they are here to stay.  Like so many things in the garden, patience eventually pays off .... Wish i had more of it 

Clematis (again!) Help?

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:24

Very pretty Sara - my first stop when trying to identify clematis is the Taylors site - search by Group 2 pruning to narrow it down a bit 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:19

Looking flowery here too ..... although phlox are a long way off .....




Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:12

Green with envy here Fidget ..... I would so love a hedgehog here

......the good guys

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 22:08

Jimmmy - i also gave up with plugs of wild swan - bought full size plants from Hardys last summer/ autumn - and they are thriving - one about to flower already.  Worth spending the extra for a full size plant in this case i think (although i am generally a fan of plugs for good value and enough plants for a "drift")

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 21:46

Looks fab cardoon - love the colours in your border, and those hostas in your courtyard are wonderful.  Welcome to the Garden Gallery posse

Lizzie - can't believe you have phlox in flower already - its all looking so summery

Clematis flowers

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 17:47

Are they like these ones Fred?  If so, don't think its is slugs - but would love to know what instead ....



Posted: 31/05/2014 at 17:41

Hey there Gardengirl .... saw you sneak in there ....had been wondering where you were hiding


Posted: 31/05/2014 at 17:40

Well Pearl and Marina were from Last of the Summer Wine was he testing their's from last Summer?  If so, good man .... a true community sprirt

This forum

Posted: 31/05/2014 at 17:11

Have to agree - the forum is AMAZING.  Like having an expert following you round all the time.   ...... and then there's cake

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