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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 15:44

Lainey2   I just popped out to look at my verbena bon.  and yes, it's still flowering    so is a foxglove !

large/gigantic flower pots

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 15:00

Most of the pots in the Apta range are guaranteed against frost damage for 10 years. 

Confession Times!

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 14:46

Purely my vanity Sue, leaving my specs off 


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 14:44

Mrs Garden ((hugs)) hope it turns up soon!

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Posted: 03/11/2013 at 14:38

I had some vouchers for a big birthday and bought a big square terracotta pot for my fig from this range

keep scrolling - the terracotta ones are near the end - I got it from Notcutts in their sale and with my Sage card on a double discount day, think it worked out at around £40 - 50 ish.


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Posted: 03/11/2013 at 13:46

Think you're supposed to over-winter them in your Orangery 

Confession Times!

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 13:43

Confession - sometimes try to read without spectacles - thought you said you stuck a Magnum onto OH last night 

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Posted: 03/11/2013 at 13:42

Afraid that's nothing Bob 


Posted: 03/11/2013 at 13:41

Winter flowering jasmine is the yellow one - like little yellow stars   We have a feral one breaking into flower at the moment.

As you say, lovely to see at this time of the year. 

large/gigantic flower pots

Posted: 03/11/2013 at 13:23

Hi Madeleine - I've just 'watched again' and I don't think they were plastic - think they were terracotta

Lots available out there, at all sorts of prices depending on how frost-resistent they are.  I can't afford hundreds of pounds so I buy the cheaper ones knowing that if the weather gets very cold indeed I'll either have to bubble wrap them or risk them crumbling/cracking.  Putting them up on little feet will help to guard against that happening. 

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