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Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 20:01

Someone out there knows the answer to this one 

Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Posted: 31/03/2014 at 18:23

Excuse my ignorance, but is it common to see the purple-leaved version of this acer flowering in this country? Mine is covered in buds and I am flabbergasted! Now I'll get 50 posts telling me it's common as muck 

Yellow is the colour.......

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 22:23

Add to that, winter-flowering jasmine, aconites and sternbergia autumn crocuses as well!

Agree that pink and yellow doesn't work so well. Also not massively keen on bright blues with daff yellow- reminds me of IKEA

Love egg yolk yellows in combination with purples of hebe Pascal and pittosphorum Tom Thumb. My miniature daffs look lovely next to the purples of snakes head fritillaries too.

it all depends on the hue of the yellow in question  

Yellow is the colour.......

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 22:17

It's my favourite colour too Orchid.

Reminds me of spring and sunny days.

daffodils, narcissus, primroses, the fresh emerging leaves on my choisiya, forsythia, yellow/apricot of dwarf acer....

Year-old photinia "red robin" hedge looking sick

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 22:14

My photinia was massacred by vine weevil last spring. lots of holes and notches cut out of the leaves. 

Rudbeckia, when should it start to shoot?

Posted: 28/03/2014 at 22:08

Mine started to shoot end Feb and are about 4cm now.

tools I no longer need

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 21:29

Yes Steve, I agree- a seed swap/tools for sale/plants to sell or swap - would be a fab idea!

tools I no longer need

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 21:28

Thank you- no one interested in eBay. Must admit was surprised as it's almost new and worth a bit! 

I use free cycle frequently, bit for once would have liked to get a few quid for a good almost-new product- to buy some more plants with 

I have a birthday this year so what are ŷou going to get me?

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 21:23

Ooooh star 


A vat of Provado is in the post for you, Verdun 

indoor palm

Posted: 25/03/2014 at 16:41

Thanks Blairs - mine is east facing, with about 1 hour max of morning direct light, then just bright light. I will try to mist it more frequently though, as probably haven't done this enough.

Discussions started by Jess is in the Garden

Thalictrum needs a boost

Will it re flower if I deadhead or more? 
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Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 21:08

Erodium Bishops Form

Has never re-flowered :-( 
Replies: 17    Views: 168
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:43

Plant. ID please!

2 foot tall evergreen shrub rescued 
Replies: 13    Views: 266
Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 22:07

Rose Mme A. De Carriere constantly pest ridden

Why?? 
Replies: 4    Views: 112
Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 12:25

Garden design courses

The best of the crop. 
Replies: 7    Views: 143
Last Post: 12/06/2014 at 06:47

pests ID needed please!

Rudbeckia, Hebe, Rosemary and Marjoram 
Replies: 4    Views: 222
Last Post: 22/05/2014 at 18:35

jasminium stephanense

Never flowered... 
Replies: 2    Views: 176
Last Post: 09/05/2014 at 15:42

Dwarf apple tree

How and when to protect the fruit? 
Replies: 3    Views: 186
Last Post: 06/05/2014 at 17:54

Dwarf acer palmatum dissectum

Do they usually flower? 
Replies: 4    Views: 186
Last Post: 01/04/2014 at 17:12

tools I no longer need

where can I sell them? 
Replies: 18    Views: 365
Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 22:06

indoor palm

listless and poorly... 
Replies: 5    Views: 173
Last Post: 25/03/2014 at 16:41

Buying ladybirds or larvae?

A big con or good?! 
Replies: 4    Views: 212
Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:52

Met52 bio control for vine weevil

Not available to buy! 
Replies: 5    Views: 185
Last Post: 06/03/2014 at 14:51

Plant ID please

a present  
Replies: 19    Views: 678
Last Post: 03/03/2014 at 12:46

Nemasys Vine Weevil Nematodes

Is it too early to use them in the garden now? 
Replies: 9    Views: 556
Last Post: 16/02/2014 at 23:26
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