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Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 13:17

kitchen gardener .. i woul love some of yr tarragon seeds please.. i love anythign for beesad butterflies in my garden

@hogwee.. ys that is fine i will save u some giant scabious

@gardenmaiden.. it is i who had blue and dusky pink delpheniums hun .. if u pm i will send u some out so can seed soon as... i would love some white globe thistle please

globe thistle cut back..

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 13:08

@obelixx... thank u so much.. i will leave until spring if wind dont get them first


Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 15:57

@ Lyn and @ victoria sponge. yes i can save u soem of those seeds.. no probs.  im after white globe thistle.. as have the blue.. and also some agastache pinks or reds..



globe thistle cut back..

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 15:54

thank u guys... i will leave for birds.. that is good.. can i cut them down once all seeds gone and it has finished x


Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 12:45

wonderful gardens.. allotment max what is that silver thistle in yr top piccie.. love it..

verdun loving yr agastache.. mine didnt come up this year so gonna get some more seed if i can..


Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 12:39

this is wonderrfull i did a seed swap with peeps on here last year and it was great..  i can save seeds later for u all from

giant scabious mixed colours...

verbena rigida.. which i grew some this year and they did well.. but i feel can be sown earlier fo rnext year flowering..

cosmos cranberry and pinks..

cosmos dwarf plants stand about 2ft high max

delphinium blue and dusky pink

and a low ground cover plant pink flowers cant reacll name at mo something.. chemerudry. i think?? will look it up


and sure there be more soon.. i just cant think of htem all


globe thistle cut back..

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 12:30

hi everyone.. i have got globe thistles in my garden for first time this year and i love them.. so dramatic.. but i am unsure on how to care for them

for instance.. can i dead head to promote new.. do i cut right down after finishing flowering.. do they come back each year..

so many questions i am hoping you  can all help me answer.. thank u all xx

Dusty white deposit on penstemon flowers

Posted: 07/07/2014 at 12:26

happycottontail. mine are looking much better after the rain.. it is still a mystery as to what it is.. but it doesnt seem to effect the plants at all in my garden.. is just a bit un sightly.


Dusty white deposit on penstemon flowers

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 11:29

my penstemons have them also my blackbird ones. bu they had it last year and its seem to be only dark ones.. so unsure why but it doesnt seem to effect the flower or anything.. just looks unsightly. it reminds me of garden centres when they water with tap water and its a residue left by limescale and that. but  not sure..

Mr Monty Don at Ventnor Down to Earth Evening

Posted: 03/07/2014 at 11:24

Flowerlover2.. thank u hun i will check them out.


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