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Fluffy Cloud

Latest posts by Fluffy Cloud

Lollipop Bay Tree Size

Posted: 28/09/2014 at 20:00

Dicemanc...The general shape is there. All I do is trim any part of plant that is not within the shape. No hassel!!!

Lollipop Bay Tree Size

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 16:19

Dicemanc.. I have in my garden a bay lollipot style 4 foot tall plant. I keep the shape by trimming whatever is not in keeping with the shape. No suckers in site. I feed it once a year and 'talk' to it whenever I pass it!!

Mystery rose

Posted: 18/09/2014 at 16:13

Lovely colour. A healthy looking plant too!!

cut back/ prune?

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 13:34

I 've got 2 tamarisk in my garden. Both flower in the Spring about May time. Once they have finished flowering, I cut them really hard back...  looks awful after the hard prune for a couple of weeks than new growth starts. Both have given me a good show of flowers every year. To date they are both alive!!!


Posted: 07/09/2014 at 20:23

Your choice of plants sounds exciting!! The end results will be good.

Plant ID please

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 20:15

Could it be a 'shoo-fly' plant or nicandra physalodes? A member of the solanacea or potato family. I had one growing in my garden some years back. If wrong I stand corrected.

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 15:17

My wite cosmos are giving me a terrific display, also salvas, pink achillea, roses, geum,. The asters although having mildew are giving me/will be giving a good display or flowers/buds.

The fruit trees, apples, pears grown as cordons are producing a good crop. The, pink and black heavy crop...well pleased.

On the 'down' side my 'corky' was a great dispointment to me.  I'll give the TLC for another year and reassess the plants. Extra work include all the roses...after the terrific display suffered blackspots.

day lilies

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 22:20

Day lily 'corky' have not flowered at all. Granted one is shadowed by an aster but the other one is in full sun...this flowered last year!! Any suggestions??

A 'Plant ID' forum topic

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 19:05

Yes so am I!! I've been reading the forum for a long time and I was so impressed by the gardening knowledge of so many people and advice/suggestions given freely. It's also a very friendly site. I've now joined the forum site and enjoying it even more!!May I take this opportunity to thank all members for sharing your knowledge with me. Long may this continue!!!!

phlox paniculata

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 10:09

Tks Lyn. Is it esy to grow seeds? In the greenhouse /windowsill?

Chicky.... your plants looks beautiful. There is 1 red phlox of mine which started off beautifully. 3 weeks away and the flowers and leaves died off. It's just about recovering now after some tlc. Couple of them had mildew!! Sigh!!!!

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chelsea chop

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Chelsea Chop

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Disease resistant roses

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Rugosa Roases.

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cordon soft fruits.

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Chelsea Chop

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Perfume Viburnum.

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Compact shrubs for wow factor.

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forum thank you

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