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ID this plant for me please???

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 18:40

yep its diascia.. i have it in my garden.. love it.. dead head it and it grows more further down the stem..

@lovetogarden.. i ws thinking about growing from seed.. as mum wants some and cant ake cuttings.. so you found seed ok.. when did you sow them..

Pictures of your best looking veg..

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 18:38

david K... there is nothing wrong with sweet peas they are lovely.. how have yours done this year.

perrenial foxgloves?

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 18:33

i have just gone and found the name...Digitalis Grandiflora Carillon.

it is a little beauty and can withstand sun.

perrenial foxgloves?

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 18:29

i have a perennial fox glove in my garden.. thou it is shorter (12ins) than the normal bi annual ones and thinner darker leaf and has gorgeous creamy yellow flowers.. it is in its 2nd year.. so we will see.. i have haverested seeds so i can grow more..


Posted: 28/08/2012 at 18:25

hey guys.. i dont mind how old the pictures are.. they are all great to see..


Posted: 28/08/2012 at 18:24

great pictures jean and flo.. i have had a large amoutn of red admiral butterflies today on my buddhlia






 and then little fella along with them..


 i ahve never had so many  red admirals in my garden at once for a long long time.. was so chuffed.. sorry so many pictures.. couldnt help myself

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 09:02

oh sorry.. weather today.. sunner blue skies and nice breeze.


What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 09:02

i also stayed signed in .. makes it easier to get here faster.. thou i also found at times it doesnt take me to first unread page... the top advert bothers me at times.. as i hover over my section under my name it alwasy brings up the damn thing..

Pictures of your best looking veg..

Posted: 28/08/2012 at 08:59

thanks guys..

@david... some very impressive veg there.. needless to say our runner beans didnt do so well.. had them in wrong place i think. also had swede this year but have eaten them too..

@pam... our peas did well too.. no piccie as have eaten them all.. have planted some late cropper ones thous.. so ready in next month or so.. they ave done well theis year.. with all the rain..

@lilly.. those raspberries look very yummy..  not got room for soft fruit yet.. but middle of building new raised bed for them so next year hopefully we will hve some.

will add more piccies as i get them.. must remember to take them first..

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 27/08/2012 at 17:56

well we were promised rain for hre for last two days.. yesteray some rain in the afternoon.. nothin major appeared adn today no rain at all.. just few spit spots at times.. ver hot and muggy again this weekend..

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GW free tulips in oct issue

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Everyones tips for diseases/aphids/mildew/diseases etc..

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when do I sow primrose seeds

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

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allium bulbs...should I split them

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