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Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 11:27

So, if I just write "Bump" in my comment box, Singy, does it go to the top of the Followed Threads page?

 

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 28/06/2013 at 07:28

Can someone please explain to this comparative newbie the meanings of bump and bumpy on these forums?

Cotinus Coggygria Royal Purple - how fast does it grow?

Posted: 27/06/2013 at 14:07

Thanks fo all the replies - very useful. CC now planted  

Cotinus Coggygria Royal Purple - how fast does it grow?

Posted: 26/06/2013 at 18:49

I'm wondering where to place this plant in my border.  It's 18" tall at the moment, and looks fabulous against my CGS "Willow" fence.  I want it to be seen while it's still small, but does that mean that I need to have really titchy plants in front of it while it grows?  Or should i plant taller stuff and accept the fact that the Cotinus will be hidden till it gets bigger?  How fast does it grow?

Brown spots on clematis leaves

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 21:45

I have a patio clematis Parisienne which has developed brown spots with spidery edges on most of its leaves.  Have to say that it is still in the pot it came in from Taylor's about three weeks ago, so the stems are still closely bound together, but it has been flowering like crazy and the flowers are fantastic.  I know I haven't treated it with the respect it deserves, but can I still save it?

I have a new man in my life

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 20:44

Lady G2, I'm definitely keeping it, and I agree, all those little self seeders will make lovely presents.  Or could go to a charity plant stall.  And I intend to keep some for myself of course 

I have a new man in my life

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 21:49

Thanks for the photo Nut.  What a gorgeous plant!  Mine only has two stems at the moment.  How long do they bloom for?

I have a new man in my life

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 21:35

Nut, I love you for that!   

I have a new man in my life

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 14:52

Can you keep it under contol by cutting off the flower heads when they've gone over and before they set seed?

I have a new man in my life

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 13:50

His name is Bill Wallis and he's an absolute charmer!  He's actually quite famous - google him if you've never heard of him.  The thing is, will I one day regret ever having invited him into my garden?   .........  or will I remain under his spell forever?  

Discussions started by happycottontail

The what and when of feeding clematis

Guidelines please! 
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Giant poppies

Keep, transplant or ditch? 
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What are you planting in your pots and containers?

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Bare Root Wallflowers

What do they like to put their feet in? 
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Can anyone recommend a good lawn edging tool?

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Penstemon cuttings

Conflicting advice 
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Digging up daffodil bulbs to replant

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Digging up and replanting bulbs elsewhere - yes, or no?

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Muscari dilemma

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Cutting down perennials for a second crop of flowers

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Pesky pigeons

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Advice please for a cuttings newbie!

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Surprise tomato plant!

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Leucanthemum Broadway Lights - will it thrive in a place that doesn't get much

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Hebe Purple Pixie

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