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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/06/2015 at 08:11

Lovely pix from everyone again. That's a really pretty view from your door Frit  

Took a couple of my Chrysographes Irises a couple of days ago.They're in with Clematis Niobe against my 'screen'. The clematis winds in and out and looks very nice from the other side as well



Posted: 21/06/2015 at 07:31

Morning all - no time to catch up here last night, didn't get home till half nine after a mammoth day's walking. I was slightly weary.... 

Weather stayed fair, lots of lovely wildlife, and the sun even came out at times!  

Lovely pic Liri - you must be very proud of such a lovely girl. They look very happy.  I'm giving my two a couple of one way tickets to Gretna Green...

Glad it all went well with little chicklet chicky 

We've had some rain overnight and everything looks very green. I'll have a look round to see what I've missed. 

Happy Father's Day to all the dads on here. 


Posted: 20/06/2015 at 07:14

Have a great day fidget - love to you both and keeping fingers crossed for a sunny dry day xx

My primula viali (red hot poker) is lifeless

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 20:45

I thought that was the one Debs - but wasn't sure if you meant the other poker!

Have you got them in decent ground - moist and a bit of shade? That's they're preference. Also, what sort of size were they when you bought them - very small plants are sometimes better if they're potted up and grown on for a while before planting out in their final position. Lavender likes different conditions from those primulas, but again, if they're small, they'd do better if they're grown on a bit till they're a good size before planting out 

My primula viali (red hot poker) is lifeless

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 20:28

Hi Debs - is it Primula vialii or a poker (Kniphofia) ? They're two different plants.

Does this make me a garden snob?

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 20:15


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 20:12

Yes Lesley - Bowie fans here, myself and older fairylet. Her dad gave her a compilation cd for Christmas 

Wonder if chicklet got to her prom ok...

Chicken and veg consumed. Watching Landward and then an early night. Heading to Blair Atholl to do one of the hills there - weather permitting. Long day.

Have a good evening everyone. I will catch up tomorrow with you all - unless I'm too kn*****ed  


Posted: 19/06/2015 at 19:16

Verdun  promised us some sun up sign of it apart from an hour this afternoon - and still a cold wind  

RB -  one blue eye and one brown - are you sure it was a husky - and not David Bowie? 

Hope the snifflers and snufflers feel better soon. Horrible having colds at this time of year.

I should have something to eat. I was too busy watching the tennis 

Small Strawberries

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 19:12

You just have to grow what suits you best Alan - it's all a learning curve. Pots or containers are great (for lots of reasons) but they will require extra care - no matter what the plant is. We don't all have huge gardens and have to use our spaces according to our needs. In a small space, every plant has to earn it's keep. 

You could always put those ones in a corner of the garden somewhere - at least the birds might enjoy them! 

Paeonia Lactiflora Doreen

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 17:39

Agree with nut. One show and they're over till next year 

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