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Bournemouth Pleasure Gardens & Genealogy 1880's

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 19:27

Lovelylowlife, have you contacted Stewarts directly? They are very proud of their history and of being among the first garden centres in existence. Also Bournemouth may have a history society, Ferndown certainly does, and they may may be able to help.

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 11:00

Dazed dunnock - aaah. Glad you rescued him, nutcutlet.

Daffodils - my favourite of all the bulbs. Esp. the yellow-all-over single kinds.

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Posted: 10/04/2013 at 09:25

Nutcutlet, so glad you've owned up! I love dandelions too  I agree they are beautiful. (Verdun, is this you admitting to a secret admiration as well?)  I desperately want to grow doronicums but even at the mention of the word, the slugs and snails come charging up the garden

And since we're now on D, I'll have dunnocks, who are nesting in the garden as well as the blackbirds.

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Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:58

I'm still on B! Found the nest of Baby Blackbirds this morning. Quick peek - counted three beaks

Cistus and cucumber for C. Home grown cues knock the spots off anything in the shops. 

 

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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

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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.

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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

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