FloBear


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Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 19:15

Charming and colourful Cheerypeabrain

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 19:09

What a sensible idea, Bev. I tend not to think of pots as I have a bi garden but I might treat myself to some colourful primulas to greet me near the front door

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 14:10

You look away from B and suddenly it's C!  Anyway, I'm sharing bats if that's OK, I love bats. And beech trees.

Salino fab. C pics. Cistus are lovely I think. And clematis are so varied. My favourite is Clem Armandii which has flowered profusely this year but, with no warm weather, has not released huge wafts of scent as it did last year.

Ooh, nutcutlet, I've recently acquired a Clerodendron - it was recommended as a chicken-friendly plant. Hasn't made it out of the pot yet

Can anyone tell me what this shrub might be?

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 18:12

Didn't mean to confuse, I thought it was the same one.

Can anyone tell me what this shrub might be?

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 16:26

Looks exactly like my Pittosporum though very tiny. Mine is a 12ft + tree now though most people trim them and keep them hedge size. Not sure what variety as it was here 25 years ago when I moved in - it was only about 4 to 5 ft then.

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 16:23
Sam Glendinning wrote (see)

I always thought that Astrantias were meant to be slug proof Flo?

Oh, that's interesting, Sam. Maybe I'll try again in a different spot. If the slugs don't get them the chickens will

Haven't thought of any b's yet. Though I love bees - the buzzy pollinating kind

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 10:01

Morning Everyone.

No weather here - just 10/10 cloud. Have exciting stuff today - launderette, tip etc.  Have not sown anything except a few tom. seeds last week. Keep peering to see if anything's happened. Not yet

Enjoy your gardens when you get to them

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 09:39

Lovely idea, Bev. I don't think I can add anything but I'd like to say I love Astrantias - though haven't grown for a while as the slugs love them too  I also used to grow Acidanthera which islovely but I know it's called something different now.

Lost and found in your garden

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 19:34

Oh yes, Tina. That reminds me of a pair of sunglasses that turned up in a far corner of the veg patch after many months just sitting there.

Today I found a dark pink primula that I didn't know I had

And I lost my rescue hedgehogs - they went awol before hibernation

Lost and found in your garden

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 17:14

Oh, I thought you meant things like the pair of shears that went missing for over a year then turned up under a rather overgrown section of shrubbery not long after I'd bought a new pair

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