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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 07:29

Morning Clari   Hope you're ok now? 

Crown Prince squash???

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 07:27

Will do 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 07:19

Morning Lily 

My pink JAs have been flowering their socks off for quite a while now - they're on the Shady Bank.  

New garden

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 07:08

Lovely 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 07:03

Morning Chicky   We've got blue sky and white fluffies here now - and a fluffy dressing gown 

major pruning of plum tree - advice needed

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 07:02

The leaves have all been grown for some time and the fruit has swelled - from now on the tree will begin to shut down operations, fruit will fall and leaves begin to change colour because the sap isn't rising any more.  

Have you seen this rose?

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 06:16
Salino wrote (see)

..this is one of the Austin's that did not stand the test of time in this country...a few of his don't and they discontinue them.... probably suffered with too much black spot....or poor growth.... as sometimes happens, some of these do better in hot climates like Australia or California...as this one does, it seems...

I did wonder if that might be the case .... not much point in trying it here then - nothing Antipodean about this garden.  Never mind - it was a nice idea.

 

chicky wrote (see)

On a related topic .... there is a beautiful white aquilegia called Dove - i've seen it growing at Wisley and taken a note of the name.  You could have a garden full of Doves

I sowed some earlier - nothing yet - maybe in the spring 

It's my birthday

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 06:10

That cake's nearly all gone - we'll have to make another for tomorrow ........

major pruning of plum tree - advice needed

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 06:08

I really wouldn't do it now - you'll really run the risk of them getting Silverleaf - the reason for doing it then is nothing to do with the weather - it's because the sap is rising then and that prevents the Silverleaf spores being taken into the plant.  From now on the sap is not rising and the spores can enter the plant tissue. 

I really would wait until next June - otherwise you risk losing your plum tree. 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

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Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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