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Are Hostas really for shade?

Posted: 27/06/2012 at 10:30

my five hostas are all under the shade of great big conifers, and doing fantastically well, they are in fact the only thing in my garden I can actually feel smug about!!!

hydrangea species

Posted: 14/06/2012 at 19:37

hhhmmm, that was supposed to be an image!


hydrangea species

Posted: 14/06/2012 at 19:33

Me again,

I wondered if anyone could id the particular species (is that the right word??) of hydrangea I have in my garden? It is really not doing very well and I wanted to have a bit of a read up to see what I can do to help it.


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Mystery plant

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 17:03

Just wanted to say thanks for the tips, he is nowing sitting happily in the conservatory with 7 new buds waiting to flower

Weed or flower

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 17:02

I'm still waiting for the little monsters to flower so I can decide what to do with them! I have a terrible feeling I am going to be a very impatient gardener, oh well. Thanks for all the advice

what are these?

Posted: 13/06/2012 at 16:55

Hi Lorea,

I have some very similar looking plants in my garden, but they haven't flowered yet so will just have to wait and see,

coverup climber wanted

Posted: 12/06/2012 at 13:04
The clematis sounds like a good one, but think jasmine and sollya a might be a touch on the short side. Thanks for tips.
Does anyone know how easy a wisteria would be to grow and look after? A friend has just recommended it?

coverup climber wanted

Posted: 11/06/2012 at 17:24

Would be brill but already have two over my swinging seat and wanted something I don't already have, if there is anything

coverup climber wanted

Posted: 11/06/2012 at 17:10


I'm looking for a plant that I can use to climb up a large drain pipe, 10cm diameter and then round off onto a a piece of trellis work above my kitchen window. Its on a sw facing wall with little shade. It would need to be very happy to be "messed about with" so that it does not obscure the window, and trainable to get it to go the way I want it to!!

Any ideas? Oh and it has to live in a pot too, eek!


Weed or flower

Posted: 07/06/2012 at 08:00
Has anyone heard of willow herb but with blue flowers??
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