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Posted: 26/06/2014 at 21:58

Yes plenty left to enjoy, thank you for all your kind words, I do feel a bit better   So long as they leave them alone now then I'll be happy.  Maybe I'll have to look at putting a fence and a gate up.   It's quite hard because of the way I park my car...ah well nothing to be done tonight.  Thanks again all for the kind words.

ID help please

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 21:45

Just been looking at musk mallow, I think you are both right.  Thank you so much.  I'll still go and have a look tomorrow just to make sure.

ID help please

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 21:23

Any help is greatly appreciated.


Grown this year from seed.  My neighbour says she can't remember what she sowed and other people threw the packets away.  My first thought was Pelargonium but I don't think you can buy seeds, can you?  Anyway, please can anyone help?



Posted: 26/06/2014 at 20:56


Evening all

Congratulations Clari, how lovely.  And Happy anniversary OL

Did have a lovely day and was going to post some stuff in the gallery but just been out and noticed that some mindless turd-for-brains had been around my front garden and lopped off flowers from my plants.  As you can imagine I am not a happy bunny.  Not least because it's my property, you had to walk up my path and right in front of my house to get most of those.  The undergardener has already telephoned (working away at the moment) and said we can't do much.  And we can't.  Hey ho, it's the first time for a very long time I have suffered from any vandalism or theft, etc, etc., and I hope it's the last for a long time too.

Take care all, goodnight.



I need hugs too....

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 19:51

Slug farmers. Volunteers needed. (There's is method in my madness)

Posted: 26/06/2014 at 17:36

Yes Zech - I know what you mean, I can get 10 - 20 slugs in a matter of minutes.  Edd I think I will have a go next week, and but I do not have two raised beds to add as a control.  I would have to judge it by how much the chomping of my dahlia and the pot of salvias eases off.  If that is good enough, then I'm happy to join the trial.

ID help please

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 22:56

No problem   And thanks again everyone, you are so kind.


ID help please

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 22:44

Ah, mystery solved.  My friend consulted her husband, who clearly has a better memory (!!) and apparently it does die down in the winter and it only flowers once in the spring.  So it must be a peony.  The picture above is from last year.  So Nut, maybe it is Molly the Witch.  Thanks everyone for your help.  I hope, Edd, you meant to PM Mike and not hijack the thread.

ID help please

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 22:17

Just been reading about Itoh/Intersectional hybrids on the peony society website.  An article there claims they will flower twice if you cut the first ones back.  Hmmm.    I would be surprised if it was an Itoh unless the previous owner was a very keen gardner.  I'm going to ask my friend a few more questions.

ID help please

Posted: 25/06/2014 at 22:05

None taken Mike, my friend says twice a year.  I take that to mean on two separate occasions.


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