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Sensitive Plant & Seed Competition

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 16:03

Well - it is Friday fidget...


Posted: 28/03/2014 at 15:06

KEF and lily - I usually spell it without the 'a'. Thought I'd give her the proper title today though....

I was quite restrained  - could have easily bought half a dozen of them. Freezing cold wind blowing though - wanted to get home and get a warm up!


Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:48

She'll fit in well KEF 

I thought Vespa Crabro was a scooter...


Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:36

Got my white Paeony KEF- Duchesse de Nemours. 


Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:27

That's a beautiful white primula Marion. What a lovely 'accident'  

Yellow is the colour.......

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:22

Yellow is a lovely warm glow after the winter although I hate the combination of Forsythia with pink cherry blossom which Mother Nature loves!

I'm enjoying my native primulas and the yellow centres of the white pasqueflowers, but I've particularly enjoyed the 'Cream Beauty' crocus I planted in the autumn. The foliage on the Choisya ternata 'Sundance' is lovely against the dark fence just now and Phormium 'Cream Wave' looks bright and cheerful all year. The soft buttery Narcissus 'Cheerfulness' will be out soon to continue the theme.

narrow hedging

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:12

 Could you add some trellis on your side to give more height for the climbers that nut suggests?

As a hedge, I can only think of things like Pyracantha which will grow against your fence happily.

And the nosy neighbours will get a face full of prickles to keep them away...


Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:08

I don't like blue flowers MrsG. Don't really like blue at all. Only if it's purple.


I like yellow but not the brash colour of Hypericum. Soft yellows in summer, but I don't mind stronger shades the rest of the year. If you associate yellows with dark foliage it looks very smart.


Mankind and trees

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:03

And where would we be without them I wonder....

Beginner gardener with small London garden

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 14:00

These agents can be hopeless sometimes. I've been on both sides of the rental/landlord fence so I understand the problems. Agents get a fee but they need 'managing' like everything else nowadays because they can be totally lacking when it comes to actually doing any management. Especially when the owner's several thousand miles away I'd guess  

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