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Posted: 11/06/2014 at 15:43
fidgetbones wrote (see)

I thought the orchid looked more like the common spotted one. Dactylorhiza fuchsii. ?

Whatever you've got , Percy, I would let it do its own thing. Seed is microscopic and difficult to germinate, needs sterile conditions and a special fungus that assocoates with the roots. Digging it up usually kills them. If its happy where it is I'd leave it there.

Hmm, I thought Pyramidal because of the shape, time of year and depth of colour - also couldn't see any spots on the leaves - although I have seen Common Spotteds that have no spots  

Percy, does your orchid have any spots on it's leaves? 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 15:33

OH usually does the lawns here too - but he's covering a colleague's shifts as well as his own as she's off sick and the boss is away on her hols, so I thought I'd shorten his To Do List a bit.  I quite like doing it really, at least you can see where you've been and, like ir*ning, it's nice when you've finished 

Plant ID please

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 15:30

Never grown one myself - think they like more sun than I've got here - I think they're quite tough - someone will come along who's done it I'm sure .........

Clematis & Sollya heterophylla

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 15:29

I think they'd both need their own space - clematis are hungry  feeders and also need plenty of water if they're in a container. 

I've not grown it myself but from what I read Sollya heterophylla is also a hungry feeder  - I think it would have to be a very large container indeed that could provide both with what they need. 

I can see the attraction of planting them close by - they will look very pretty together. 

A couple of rose questions

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:56

Aha, but the advantage of being a gardener is that if you keep ignoring a rose it'll reach out and grab you as you walk past 

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:49

I'll have to have a diet one - don't like full fat. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:48

I've done one lawn - glass of cold water then the other one to do.

Is anyone else finding that sometimes photos won't enlarge when you click on them?

I clicked on one this morning and it enlarged and then 5 mins later it wouldn't enlarge.

Daniel is getting the techies to look at it, but has asked if anyone else is having the same problem.

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:37

Sounds fine to me  ............... but I'm driving 

Roses

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:36

Looking forward to seeing the pics.  

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If it doesn't work let us know 

climbing rose problem

Posted: 11/06/2014 at 14:34

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