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Posted: 10/08/2015 at 09:48

 They'll get there. I never plant out until June. we will be eating them in September. female flowers are just showing silks now. (the lilies are in pots at the side of that veg bed.)

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 20:10

Interesting site for plant porn, ther, Nut.

I've bookmarked it


Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 20:01

Picked the last of the blackcurrants and gooseberries.

I think I am going to dig all the goosegogs out, I only grew them for dad. I get prickled to death, picking them. Of course its been a bumper crop  this year.

Topped and tailed now,I'll stick them in the freezer until I find a willing  recipient.

Plant Identification

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 19:51



ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:48

A close up always help.

ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:32

Have you got a close up of the flower head?


ID please

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 18:28

Phlox paniculata. Dont know the variety. Nice purple.


Echi what?

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 09:09

Ugh. I dont like the brown flowers. I prefer the annuals, cherokee sunset and prairie sun. Lots of seeds in a packet.  All the new perennial echinaceas act like annuals in my soil anyway. Flower when first planted, then just a label acting like a grave marker.


Posted: 09/08/2015 at 08:58

Stuff is drying out fast. The downpour last week has gone. I have plants drooping. I left the soaker hose on the new raspberries last night. It will go on the beans and sweet peas tonight. My Magnolia soulangeana is covered in powdery mildew. Not a good look next to the glossy leaves of M. Grandiflora Exmouth.


At least it's well watered

Posted: 09/08/2015 at 08:35

How many people leave the tap running while you clean your teeth?

My friend in Western Australia has no rain for months at a time. They are sand over limestone, so everything runs straight through. Many houses have private boreholes for garden watering. They are only allowed to use sprinklers on certain days each week, and the rain water butt is bigger than my shed, 5 thousand gallons I think. It takes all the water off of the roof. Everyone has meters, baths are classes as luxuries.

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