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Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 10:20

Chicky - we're going on Saturday  

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 09:54

Lovely Chicky - and what a success that hydrangea is 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 09:49

I needed something to give height in the middle of that border, and I'd grown Morning Glories (mixed) for some pots for the terrace, so they were the perfect temporary filler for that spot 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 08:38

Mine already has some flowers open Verdun - not often we're ahead of you! 

Idenifying a catapiller

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 08:31

I'd try contacting these http://www.nhm.ac.uk/index.html If anyone can make an educated guess it'll be them 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 07:50

Good morning KEF 

I've got a BBQ lunch to go to - a young person I used to work with has grown up and now lives with support in a complex of residential bungalows - she's kept in touch with me and they're having an open day - her family can't make it as her twin sister has had a baby in the last few days, so I've been asked to go along for a couple of hours 

Hope the weather picks up 

Low growing plants needed

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 07:42

Ajuga's are happy with semi-shade 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 07:34

I thought I'd post some pics of the very new front border.  It was only dug out of the lawn this March so still quite bare, but I'm pleased with the way the colours are working. 

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I've also got an Echinops I bought from Woottens the other day to replace the Morning Glories when they finish, a purple Salvia greggii to go in front of the paler achillea, and an Echinacea purpurea Magnus and Aster frikartii Monch to fit in somewhere. 

 Ignore the lawn - restoration still in progress.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 06:57

Lovely pics folks!  Great Before and Afters - looking forward to updates.  

Verdun - lovely photo - good to see Spike 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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It's a mystery ....

Can you name this plant? 
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Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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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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Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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