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Cuttings

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 09:42
Verdun wrote (see)

Morning Maxine

Not water for me.    Never valued that treatment. 

...........

It's not something I've done intentionally Verdun, but when Nature does a bit of propagation for you it'd be rude to ignore it 

Talkback: New tortoiseshell butterflies

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 09:40

Driving through West Norfolk, South Lincs and Cambs over the past few days we saw more butterflies that we've seen in years.  

Lots of whites, but also lots of larger dark coloured ones which we couldn't identify as we were driving but presumably Peacocks and Red Admirals - lots and lots flying around flowering grassy verges, hedgerows, orchards and meadow and wasteland as well as around gardens.  Really lovely to see 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 09:34

 

Silk tree in windy spot

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 09:32

Just thought I'd mention that I've read that they exude substances that inhibit other plants growing around them, as walnuts do.  You might want to research that.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 09:28

Panda, Lily ............. everyone ............  good morning .....................

Hostas

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:59

Glad to hear that it's just work and gardening that have been occupying your time 

Cuttings

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:54

Hi 

This video shows you how to do it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60M1eSDXdJY , but I also find that hydrangeas will develop roots in a vase of water at this time of year, then you can pot them up and they'll grow on quite happily if you keep them in a cool and sheltered place. 

ivy or not ivy that is the question

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:32

Can't see it terribly well but it reminds me a bit of a young thorn-apple plant - often growing from spillage from bird seed - not certain about that but there are similarities - we'd have to wait for a flower to be certain. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:25

Morning KEF  - you have a PM 

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 27/07/2014 at 07:24

Looking forward to this.  Have just arranged to have 12 year old niece staying with us the week before giving her back on the Friday - she's delightful but I'll be in need of gardening therapy over the weekend so this will be very good timing 

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