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Latest posts by Lilylouise

Magnolia

Posted: 25/04/2012 at 15:22

My Magnolia stellata is about 30 years old and the branches are covered in lichen - I don't think this harms the tree.

Last year my Bottlebrush tree had to very,very severely pruned as it

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/spring026.jpg

 

http://i1131.photobucket.com/albums/m551/lilylouise1/bottlebrush004.jpg

 

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f350/streptocarpus/garden972010015.jpg

looked almost dead after the horrid winter we had - I thought it wasn't going to survive but it did,thank goodness

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 25/04/2012 at 15:00

We were going to have salad too, Frank - now we are going to have sausages,egg and chips

Garden Gallery

Posted: 25/04/2012 at 14:58

I love the photo of the Bee's bum,David

Gary , that pussycat really loves your tub

Thankyou Everyone for the lovely comments about our garden - much appreciated

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 25/04/2012 at 14:55

It is literally changing minute by minute from sunny to raining

Tomato

Posted: 25/04/2012 at 14:53

Maskokta is a good one ,too

Pam x

April in Your Garden

Posted: 24/04/2012 at 07:10

I love your sculptures Wintersong

Inka - click on the Direct Link on the PB photo you have chosen ,then click on the tree icon in the GW message box,Then click on External site ands paste the Direct Link

I struggled with the photo thingy but with lots of help from the kind people on here I got there in the end

Help identifying plants.

Posted: 24/04/2012 at 06:58

Bonnie - my final thought on your plants are

1 - Peperomia of some sort

2 - Aralia  or Dizygothica

3 - Kentia palm

Pam x

p.s please don't stop buying bargain plants

open gardens

Posted: 24/04/2012 at 06:54

Wendy - this is the garden  Scroll down a bit

The Garden Cottage,

Bolam,

Northumberland

NW61 3UA

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f8b4q

Pam x

Hedgehogs

Posted: 23/04/2012 at 15:16

My son got instructions from the internet and  made me a hedgehog house for Christmas  We have put it where we know a hedgehog hibernated last year - do you think we have done the right thing,please?Do hedgehogs actually use them?

Pam x

Help identifying plants.

Posted: 23/04/2012 at 15:11

Sorry Bonnie

Pam x

Discussions started by Lilylouise

Plant I.D.

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Our NGS Open Day 2013

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The Canny Gardener

catalogue 
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Wallflowers

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Last Post: 28/04/2013 at 15:01

My cuttings!

My cuttings marathon has started......... 
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Last Post: 08/03/2013 at 18:57

Berberis Sawfly

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Our NGS Open Day

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Pepper and Chilli problems

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Powdery mildew

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Last Post: 10/07/2012 at 18:49

I enjoyed my dinner thanks!!!

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Last Post: 07/07/2012 at 16:27

Lily leaf disease

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Last Post: 12/07/2012 at 20:36

Good Customer Service!

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