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CAn anyone name this plant for me please

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 08:51

ooow thank u i can look up now.. it is beautiful flower.. any idesa on its fave place to be ..

Monty Don.

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 08:46

@Mike.. having met Monty this year when he did  talk at Ventnor  Arts week..I can assure u he has been thru the wars.. to see his garden and house as a overgrown fields and the house a ruin.. he has worked hard to get to where it is.. and with only himself  and his wife and sons who help do the garden.. and with hard work and slaving to make money to pay for it.. as he said he was lucky got a break on This Morning show.. and then moved on.. but for  many now.. they dont have that change to shine for all to see.

He skill as a speaker and writer are amazing.. due to the love of what he is talking about.. gardening and growing.. he loves the soil...he had the audience spell bound for near on 2 hrs.. then had pleasure to meet and chat afterwards.. and a humble man he is indeed. no airs or graces or claims to be expert.. just a simple man who loves gardening .. and which has helped him over come his stroke... his boys built his reading shed.. as that was as far as he could walk from the house out afterwards.. and so it began..

As for the show.. indeed he has not much say at all.. he told us.. he had to alter all his paths and many others things to be able to film.. much of which he really didnt want to do.. he  has to be and stand where they want him and when they want him and to show what they want.. he does not have much control at all.. as per the gardens of the world.. the researchers chose them.. he just had to present them.. and some of the missed ones he would have liked to gone to..

And for Nigel.. he says he gets all the fame and fan mail.. and love hehe.. has gone to his head Monty said..

To meet the man.. is to understand the man.. he is a wonderful down to earth gardener who loves it with all his heart and soul.. never happier than many of us.. than in the garden from dawn to dusk.. if allowed.


CAn anyone name this plant for me please

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 08:34

Hi eveyone.. i got this plant from seeds i was given... it is now 2 years old and first flower.. thou only 10ins tall.. and i recall being told grew taller.. but maybe when older..i have lost the label to it and i cant find the name in my book either.. wondered if u could all help me please..


Why so few insects this year?

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 12:22

Mine is also buzzing and lots inects.. i have ladybirds galoare at me black and green fly i leave for them to sort out.. and bees everywhere.. more hover flies this year to..

I think my planting for bees and butter flies etc. is now reaping reward for me this year.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 12/07/2014 at 12:44

@ Bekkie Hughes.. i cant seem to pm u at mo hun . it wont let me will try again later x


Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 10/07/2014 at 12:55

Bekkie i would love some yes sounds like agastache to me hers piccie

 dont mind pink or purples or red..

i would love soem chive seeds please



Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 15:59

@Lyn.. that is okgot u on my list for scabious hun .. and ni dont need any of those thanks.. i planted some last year and they have seeded everywhere

im relly after some cranesbill geranuiums.. not pink and some agastace and bee plants really xx

Plants for wildlife

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 14:13

@Lyn.. yes i do hun they look so good and i love their bright colours and continuous flowering time..


Posted: 09/07/2014 at 14:11

can i ask.. we put our potato peeling in a bag that goes to composting as they kept growing in our own ones.. well they have grown and are now in flower in these bags.. no care has been put upon them..

.... So will there be good potatoes or not in thre do u know. and when do i pull them?

Echinacea Pink Double Delight

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 14:08

love the top pink one Girlfrom Belgium.. goregous.. i struggle to get them to grow in my sandy soil.. (like a beach) even thou i add compost and organic matter.. they struggle. bu this year they are flowering ok not tall but ok.

I so love them to

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