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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 19:52

I love your colours and textures, Verdun



Posted: 24/06/2015 at 18:10

I like the salvia, Verdun. very pretty. I see it is Australian raised. How hardy is it?

I took cuttings off Amistad. They are now a foot high and coming into flower.

I thought the original plant had died, but shoots are coming from below ground. I will leave them,see if it flowers before winter.

 I will certainly make sure I have plenty of cuttings of it this year.

The only one that really survived winter well, and is now flowering is Hot lips. It came into flower a few days before the cuttings did. African skies has buds, but the original died, as did most of the other "hardy" salvias that I had as a 10 cutting job lot, last year.


Posted: 24/06/2015 at 18:03

It was a lovely day here but the sun has gone in now.

A bit of gardening done, a bit of tidying, a line of washing, dinner prepped.

Lamb with kale and new potatoes.

Have a good evening folks.

Upload pics

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 16:49

If you wait a while it uploads.  or cancel and redo.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 14:53

Chicky, I bought it as Cornus kousa chinensis from Bressingham gardens about 25 years ago. It was a 5 ft stick at that time.


Posted: 24/06/2015 at 14:48


 What a couple of 10 year olds can do with pallets.


Posted: 24/06/2015 at 14:28

I do tend to get a queue when I ask family who wants a jar of jam. I suspect I can find homes for them. I could always use them as favours at the wedding.

I have planted some more cosmos, and replanted the nepeta that was just coming through that I accidentally dug up. Maximilian sunflowers are just starting to grow as well. I thought I had lost them.


ID please

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 14:16

Looks like an abseiling job. Where is it ?

help baby frogs dying

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 14:14

Could you position a few pot plants for them to hide between on their way through?

Friend needs help with plant ID from new garden

Posted: 24/06/2015 at 13:50

I thought no 4 was a hebe too.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

plant identification

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Aquilegia flowers 2016

Post your photos, lets see all the variations. 
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New look forum

What the chuff have you done to it? 
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The cutting garden 2016

Grow your own flowers for the house. 
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Special offers

time limited special offers 
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Fantasy garden

Other papers have fantasy football, or fantasy portfolio. As we can't do much in our real gardens at this time of year, let us have a fantasy garden 
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wedding music

any non religious ideas 
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Plant porn

We all like a bit of plant porn. 
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bananas from seed

has anyone achieved this? 
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chelsea winners

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Lotus corniculatus

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Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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fungi identification please

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