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Clematis not flowering

Posted: 27/01/2016 at 06:54
ian cameron dromore wrote (see)
Not Sure what Clematis it is other than it has small dark purple flowers and attempts to flower in June. Thanks for all the advice. I will certainly try them out

Ian - when it tries to flower please post some pictures of flowers and leaves - Richard Hodson is a well-known authority on clematis and I'm sure he'll identify which type it is for you - then he can advise you how to treat it in order for it to perform at its best..

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/01/2016 at 06:49

Good morning all   G'day  to Pat and Ginger if they're looking in

Hope you and Lovely Hub had a great night's sleep Wonky ... hope everyone else did too   

  ....... you're probably all still in the Land of Nod!

Slug resistant hostas

Posted: 27/01/2016 at 06:44

I've not grown Hosta Bressingham Blue, but I do have  H. Hadspens Blue which the slugs seem to leave fairly well alone. 

Some hostas have tougher more 'corrugated' leaves and these are the ones that they seem to ignore.  They also seems to leave H. Sum and Substance alone fairly well too.

I'm sure Hostafan and others who grow more hostas than I do will be along soon and have more to say.

Compost again

Posted: 26/01/2016 at 19:14

Ash from firewood logs is great.

Ash from reclaimed timber which has been painted or treated in some way is not so good - like coal ash it can contaminate the soil.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/01/2016 at 17:07

Hello folks - I'm back

Would you believe it, at Ma's Lovely Home they have Day-time and Night-time ... apparently it takes some getting used to but it's nice to have a change ... makes things more interesting. 

I mentioned that I'd be seeing Wonky later this week.  "Oh, do you know her?  That's nice"

Thanks for helping Wonky sort out her TOGs - apparently she phoned here just after I'd set out for Ma's visit.  Can't have her and Lovely Hub 'boiling in the bag'

((Hugs)) for every poorly person and those convalescing - get well soon EVERYONE!!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/01/2016 at 09:16

Heading south now to visit Ma and do paperwork stuff ... I may be gone some time

Have a good day folks

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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 07:49

Oooh, the Gatwick hotel will seem the height of sophistication and luxury

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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 07:48

DD - hope you're feeling better now - don't overdo it!

Fg, keep those hatches battened!

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Posted: 26/01/2016 at 07:46

Good to see you Bushman - take care out there

Hosta - what a PITA!!!!  When are you due back?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/01/2016 at 07:31

Morning Verdun

Keep those hatches battened!

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