Dovefromabove


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Hydrangea problem

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 07:30

That's quite normal autumnal colouring - gorgeous faded shades of mauves and sometimes creams and blue/greens too. Nothing for you to do at this time of year. The faded flower heads provide winter interest and protect next years buds that form below them. Deadheading and any pruning should be done when buds start to swell in the spring. 

What is this plant type?

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 07:23

Not lavender but nothing I recognise immediately. 


Someone else will be along soon ...

Need Help to identify this plant

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 07:16

It looks like a poorly echevaria to me. Are the leaves quite thick?


Echevaria need a gritty free draining compost, good light and only occasional watering. The compost should feel dry most of the time. 

What is this plant type?

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 07:11

Doesnt look like a lavender, but even when I zoom I can't see the shape of the flowers or any detail of the leaves. Could we have some clear close-ups please?

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 07:02

Wow Chicky!

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 29/09/2016 at 06:59

Good morning all  G'day Pat  OH getting ready for work so I'm in bed with my first coffee. Dry dull and breezy out there. Hoping for some rain, but not holding my breath ...

HELLO FORKERS! September Edition

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 22:40

We'll done Wonky!!! Yet another Proud Mum moment 


And lovely that you met up with K as well


Now get some rest!!! xx

Peony

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 19:56

They do die off earlier than a lot of perennials, but I'd never cut the leaves off until they'd died - the plants need the leaves so they can continue to photosynthesize and feed the crown of the plant. 

Victorian front garden ideas wanted

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 19:49

Trying to remember  ... Verbena bonariensis, aquilegia, penstemons, lychnis flos-cuculi 'Jenny', foxgloves and Siberian iris ... 


Ours was shaded from the south 'cos neighbour had a large hedge of pyracantha which was loved by the birds.  If it had got more sun there would have been other plants I could have tried ...

posting

Posted: 28/09/2016 at 19:24

Fairy 

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