Latest posts by fidgetbones

Stupid, or what ?

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 10:45

I took cuttings off the penstemons when I cut them down a couple of weeks ago.

I didnt label them at all.

But I know they are penstemons.

My verbena bonariensis aren't labelled either.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 10:43

I opened the controlled drug cupboard in a lincolnshire pharmacy, to find a row of bottles of Strychnine. For sale to the registered mole catcher. he had to sign the poisons book and have a certificate.Thats all right then.

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 29/04/2016 at 08:57

No frost here. It rained a lot last night. Mrs Mallard was having a good time furtling around the pots with a few side ventures into the wood. I'm assuming she was sorting the slugs out.

Sweet pea sticks to set up today.

Yellow rose ID

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 23:46

Yes, now you mention it, I seem to remember reading the label. I usually photograph both for reference, but was amazed to see it in full flower so early in April.

Thanks marlorena.

So B3 which is it?

Salvias...what am i doing wrong?

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 23:40

I had an Amistad survive the winter last year. I had taken cuttings. It emerged from below ground and eventually flowered long after the cuttings had. I dug one up, and took cuttings this last winter. They are in the greeenhouse. The potted one is behind the cuttings, so I intend to start fresh from cuttings each year now.

Yellow rose ID

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 23:36

Actually I dont think the above is canary bird which is single. It may be Williams double yellow.

Yellow rose ID

Posted: 28/04/2016 at 23:31

Canary bird is one of the earliest to flower. Felley Priory have it in flower at the same time as bluebells.



Posted: 28/04/2016 at 23:19

Taylors have a clematis called Miss Christine

 David Austin have a golden flowered climbing rose called Christine



Posted: 28/04/2016 at 22:45

Have you got Allium karataviense? they have a couple of broad grey leaves and flower later on in the year, after the usual ones that flower for Chelsea



Posted: 28/04/2016 at 21:19

That is a line about 6 ft long. About 50 bulbs that were dug up as tiddlers a couple of years ago and then grown on. I will use them as cut flowers.

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