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Fuchsia identification

Posted: 17/11/2014 at 17:46

Lyn it's very like that photo except the buds are spherical, not like the teardrop ones I see on yours.

 

Many thanks everyone

Fuchsia identification

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 20:28

Many thanks . I'll protect them and try to identify at garden centre next year.

Tall Spikey Plant- White Sap

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:17

Sounds like one of my euphorbias, but I don't know the name as a bird sowed it for me!

Christmas quiz questions

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:15

Oh Gosh! I can't compete with Berghill. Well done, he's got me thinking!

Christmas quiz questions

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:13

If you had some picture questions it might be easier to make questions. How about names of flower parts,outline shapes of trees. Also common name /Latin name questions. Maybe a list of flowers and ask how many of them are edible.

Just a few suggestions. I've made up quizzes in the past, but never one based on flowers.

Good luck!

Fuchsia identification

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 14:00

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63713.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63709.jpg?width=288&height=350&mode=max

 

I have inherited several fuchsias and would like to know their names and to know if they are hardy or not. I want to keep them through the winter if possible. The one above does not show the true colour. It is in fact a cream tube, pale salmon sepals and a deep ruby red petals. The buds are spherical not long.

The top one shows the colour correctly, with the cerise tube being as long as the purple petals.

I've looked on a few websites and can't find a photo to match them, but  thought someone on here may be a fuchsia expert.

 

 

 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 16/11/2014 at 12:12

I didn't think Steve did very well this week. Looked very awkward, and Jake hardly danced in hold at all, too much posturing for my liking. I thought the accompanying dancers made some routines look messy, and took our eyes from the celebs. But maybe I'm just being picky!

Garlic

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 23:16

Thank you GWRS, though I can't put bone meal down as the dog digs it up and eats it! Home made compost will have to do. It;s good stuff though, just like Monty's, soft, crumbly and sweet smelling.

Garlic

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 11:38

I'm just about to plant mine, but the space I have has been used before to plant garlic(2 years ago) . Will the soil need a good feed with my homemade compost before I do it. I know we should rotate crops, ideally.

Strictly 2014

Posted: 11/11/2014 at 11:25

I agree about the camera work, but not everyone wants to concentrate on the steps, only if they've done dancing themselves and know what should be happening to the feet. I'm one of those and get irritated when the dry ice masks the steps as well. But for the sake of the general public, I can see why the cameras look at the whole artistic effect.

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