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Latest posts by diggingdoris

How old is your houseplant?

Posted: 24/04/2015 at 11:16

Yes I have a hoya as well, looking a bit sad as I gave it a haircut last year when the frame broke and so did some of the stems. It's now potted into new compost in 2 pots in different rooms to see if I can encourage it to bloom. Fabulous flowers but my husband hates the smell!

group 3 clematis

Posted: 23/04/2015 at 23:58

I'm Lincolnshire born and my Grantham family all used it.like you I've moved south and now I've got the essex girl sayings, though not the white stilettos!

group 3 clematis

Posted: 21/04/2015 at 08:36

How lovely to hear mi duck Alan! Takes me back to my childhood. Are you a yellow belly?

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 23:14

Lovely selection of plants witnessing. And no lawn to mow! Lucky you.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 15:51

Yes I call it a japonica quince, but proper name is chaenomeles speciosa.  My 6 ft tall one was grown from a 3inch piece broken from a neighbours one 44 years ago! Stunning flowers before the leaves appear. I'm trying to grow a clematis up it so that there is some interest when the flowers have gone. Has huge apple-like fruit on it, but don't try making quince jelly from them like I did. They are not the right fruit for it, just share the same name.

group 3 clematis

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 09:00

Yes Morrison's are good value plants. I bought a Hellebore there for £2 and its first winter it has 12 flowers on it! Most unexpected.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 16:24

That's my neighbours ash tree. Well it was, until a few weeks back when the whole family decided to cut it down then got fed up! It's certainly an eyesore! But at least I won't get all the leaf drop that I've had in previous years.

The tree on the right is my twisted willow that has just had a haircut. About every 5 years we have it topped a bit. Within a year it will be a big green lollypop shape.

Can anyone identify please?

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 16:16

Yes I have a neighbour with a carex and it seeds all over my border. I'm always digging them up.

group 3 clematis

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 15:50

Alan I have the same thing. Bought a Warsaw Nike type 3 clem 7 weeks ago and it has grown to about 3ft and has flower buds on it! I didn't expect those yet.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 19/04/2015 at 15:23

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Great photos everyone. Just a few of mine taken today. The perennial wallflower  is one huge plant with about 60 stems of flowers on it. It has flowers on it the whole year round, every single day. Amazing!

Discussions started by diggingdoris

Tulip type name?

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Anyone bought a bargain?

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Last Post: 25/04/2015 at 18:42

Adding photos problem

Odd message 
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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 18:35

Can't load photos today

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Last Post: 06/05/2015 at 23:11

Polish Spirit pruning

Too early? 
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Last Post: 18/02/2015 at 18:00

Orchid type?

can you identify please 
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Last Post: 03/02/2015 at 10:33

Fuchsia identification

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Last Post: 17/11/2014 at 17:46

Hebe Black Knight

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scilla peruviana

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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 22:03

Day Lily bud problem

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Last Post: 22/06/2014 at 20:24

Too early for beans?

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Last Post: 03/06/2014 at 08:17

perennial red salvia leaf

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Last Post: 18/05/2014 at 00:03

Ear fungus

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Last Post: 10/05/2014 at 14:47

Aquilegia shapes

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Last Post: 11/05/2014 at 22:16

is this clematis cirrhosa?

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