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Summer has arrived

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:26

thanks everyone.. the sunshine really has made adifference this last week. everything is popping up and starting to shine.

@fidget bones.. yes is is really bright and rathe large flowers and stands 5ft tall everytime it comes up.. has super long lines at the back of the head also.. when i split them would you like one..


Posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:23

morning everyone.. sunny and hot today after yesterdays thunder and rain.. cool breeze out there so perfect for gardening.. will out there later starting to de-turf the lawn around the old path we are breaking up for a new one.. that rain yesterdy has soften it up nicely.

hope everyone has a good day.

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Posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:21

opps..  cant seem to do the quote system very well..

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Posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:20
artjak wrote (see)

GardeningF That plant is lovely

it really is the best looking wegelia i have seen.. i will take more cuttings the year.. so if anyone would like one...put yr orders in and i wil take as many for you all as i can.



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Posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:18

wintersong.. its not funny.. he is not happy at all with the plants growing now.. especailly as we want to plant out second lot peas to keep the crops coming..

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Posted: 08/06/2013 at 11:17

berghill. super piccies.. love the geum on pic 13 and i think 17.. the native wild geum.. gorgeous plants. and your garden is beautiful..

love the cat do the "cat walk" in the piccies such a poser

sorry me again.. can anyone name these for me....

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 17:37

wow.. thank you everyone.. so happy to know..  now i can re search them and find out about them

i do love the last one.. it is just so delicate and dainty and gorgeous..

swiss sue.. they are really lovely plants.. especially the second one. gorgeous ad dainty.. the first one anchusa.. is a very deep dark blue adn so vivid at times.. worth having..

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Posted: 07/06/2013 at 17:33

birdy... yes it seems to be hardy.. this is the second year in my garden.. it really is gorgeous.. i took hard wood cutting last year and it has taken.. so nowi have two.. will take some more this year.

talkin of cuttings.. i cut down my dark purple wegelia last eyar.. and used the cut wood for supports for my peas this year.. and they looked good.. and well hubby not so impressed now..  as half of them have rooted and shooting.. couldnt do that if i tried.. lol.

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Posted: 07/06/2013 at 16:35

here is a picture of my gorgeous wegelia.. it had both cream and pink flowers on same branch.

sorry birdy i do not know about clematis as cant grow them here.


Posted: 07/06/2013 at 16:29

we have had thunderstorms and torrential rain since 3am this morning. roads were like rivers. ave never seen rain like it even had trees down today too.

i think it was a taste of what europe has been getting.. not good.

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GW free tulips in oct issue

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sorry me again.. can anyone name these for me....

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