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erysiums

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 21:00

I was talking about the bowles mauve type

What's your Flower of the moment?

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 20:54

MIne would have to be sweet rocket, bundles of lovely sweet scented flowers


 

 

Dividing Perennials

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 20:30

I'm in first year of  taking cuttings

I'd be tempted to split some of the hardy gereniums. I took some roots cuttings about  5 weeks ago, 2 of them have gone back into the garden and are flowering but the other 2, I've held back and pinched out the flowering tips, to grow them on a bit.

I think they would be alright to split after flowering as well

 

 

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 20:08

No hint of any poppies here yet, but seen a few self sown ones growing

Don't have any irises apart from a lone early one that always pops up in a window tray.

Love the new arrival Fairygirl, gorgeous velvety dark colour

 

erysiums

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 19:52

I would just cut off the spent flowering stems down until there is another shoot and then that will grow flowers  I have a couple from last year that are looking a bit woody as I didn't really prune them at all last year.......but they are still flowering.

Garlic

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 11:36

Thanks artjak, I was thinking the same just based on what others have been saying. When you dig them up to check can you just replant them if there not ready?  Can't really remember when they when in, maybe February.They take a while don't they

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 11/06/2013 at 11:30

Hi Fairygirl and Busy Lizzie, this was my first time to go one, had a good day out, really enjoyed having a look. That was my favourite one, just because of it's remoteness and the polytunnel   I'm glad the pictures work propertly now

Plant Id please

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 20:57

Thanks everyone Had a quick look and seems to be good for insects, one of the sites says that you can get the annual and perinnial types. I really liked the leaves as much as the flowers, didn't seem to grow that big either

Plant Id please

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 19:37

I've not seen them before

Plant Id please

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 19:35

Discussions started by hollie hock

Honeysuckle

What type, must have scent? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 14:02

Sedum help please

Which spot is best? 
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Last Post: 23/05/2016 at 18:01

New shoots

Worth keeping? 
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Last Post: 18/04/2016 at 20:59

Natural predators

Ladybirds, lacewings 
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Last Post: 15/04/2016 at 09:25

Sweet Rocket

Not convinced this is a purple one? 
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Last Post: 11/04/2016 at 20:59

Move it now?

Aquilegia 
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Last Post: 10/04/2016 at 18:12

Blood Fish and Bone

How much is enough? 
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Last Post: 27/03/2016 at 18:44

Seeds are up!

Always exciting 
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Last Post: 28/03/2016 at 15:01

Honeysuckle

Propagation 
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Last Post: 25/03/2016 at 20:30

Lupins and woolly aphids

Once struck, always struck? 
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Last Post: 23/05/2016 at 20:04

1960s 1970s inspired bouquet

Help any ideas? 
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Last Post: 11/03/2016 at 23:19

Jacobs Ladder

Do they die back? 
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Last Post: 26/09/2015 at 11:45

What is this going to be?

Brown hairy caterpillar 
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Last Post: 06/09/2015 at 22:28

Vetch

Any one grown it? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2015 at 23:44

So pleased

Hedgehog in garden :) 
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