Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 03/09/2016 at 06:32

Good morning all  G'day Pat


The day is dawning with a clear blue sky ... again. We've had a little rain over night , but I don't think it was enough to turn the lawn green 

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 22:33

Lovely to 'see' you RB , even if it is past my bedtime 

Gardeners world going to try an hour long

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 22:29

I stayed awake! I enjoyed the whole programme and agree with every word Posy just said 

pulmonaria

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 20:10

Join the club Krysis   We're all struggling with one problem or another - another good thing about pulmonaria, they're not too fussy about the soil, as long as it's not too dry, and slugs and snails tend to leave them alone.  I'd get a few more if I were you ... I'm going to   ... the garden centres will be full of them in a few months' time 

Things I don't get

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 20:05

I bet Verdun doesn't have to bubble wrap tree ferns down there in his tropical micro-climate 

pulmonaria

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 20:00

So would I Nut - absolutely no doubt about it ...... actually, thinking about it, I've got loads of these ... and not a single 'bedding plant' in the garden.   Think Krysis may well have a bargain! 

Name of this anenome

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:50

There are some lovely white ones too - Verdun grows White Swan and Ruffled Swan, which have shades of blue on the reverse of the petals. 

Gardeners world going to try an hour long

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:48

9.30 is very close to my bed-time ... I shall record it ... just in case    

pulmonaria

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:42

That definitely looks like a pulmonaria to me  - they're one of the first flowers to bloom in this garden - it often features in my New Year's Day flower count.


Maybe you were sensibly snug indoors and didn't notice it


They're one of the best early nectar sources for the first bees to be about in the spring.  

Name of this anenome

Posted: 02/09/2016 at 19:35

It's commonly known as Japanese anemone.  The one in your picture looks like Anemone hupehensis 'Bowles's Pink' .


I grow one with slightly more petals (and I think it's a little taller) called Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm'.


They're hardy in the UK.


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