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Posted: 26/06/2016 at 21:54

oh ,  and the climbers I grew from seed - coulnt remember if they were moring glory or black eyed Susan....just realised they are  cornflowers!!!!  will look nice all the same, but won't need ropes n crampons! 


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 21:49

... ah new site... maybe post is too long? ....

a stipa tenuissimaa, so not looking too Japanese yet. Need water and pebbles at least. 

Enjoying reading all the threads and continuing to learn even if I'm not posting much lately. xxx


Posted: 26/06/2016 at 21:46

My garden Mojo has returned!   But it's costing me a fortune  . 

Im really pleased with my old 'feather bed' for those who remember ( full of grasses), this year I had a great combination of Mrs Bradshaw geums with loads of nigella, amazing, but nigella is finishing now so not sure what's gonna happen next and not sure when the geum will finish. 

The allium bed is frankly bare this year. lovely tulips in spring but nothing now until the phlox get going. Lots of space for other lilacs next year. 

The arbour has had a lick of bright purple paint (pansy) ,not what I would have chosen this year but it's been waiting in the shed for 3 years! 

My current project ( always need at least one!) is to make something a little Japanese themed on the paved area so all in planters. Very difficult as japanese style requires space and calm, not really my thing in a garden, more cram it full mentality. So far I have a 5' purple Acer (good start), some hostas, a harts tong fern and a st

Incarvillia delavayi snowtop

Posted: 26/06/2016 at 19:30

thanks bob, much easier!

Incarvillia delavayi snowtop

Posted: 26/06/2016 at 18:03

Does this plant have a common name? Never come across it before.

Incarvillia delavayi snowtop

Posted: 25/06/2016 at 16:58

thanks bob, I'm really pleased with them. hope the slugs behave themselves. 


Posted: 25/06/2016 at 15:58

Just got rained off! Thunder and lightening now! but had finished most of what I wanted to do so cuppa time. 

Incarvillia delavayi snowtop

Posted: 25/06/2016 at 15:17

hi, just bought two of these and hoping someone may have some experience with them. I looked them up and it says they are hardy, plant with tubour just showing in free draining soil.

Has anyone grown these and any tips? 

Some bits have broken off so any advice how to keep them would be great too.

thank you. x

My flowers ..

Posted: 23/06/2016 at 19:25

LOVELY everyone, love looking at all your flowers.

Thanks for all your comments on germ/nigella, I'm dreading IT finishing actually! Any suggestions welcome as to what to replace them with?

Yam, I don't know what the last pic is sorry.

Hi Runny, I'm not around much these days, and it's so hard to keep up when I am.

The little yellow flower looks like an onion / tiny allium. I had them years ago, didn't like yellow at the time, they went everywhere and even today I've dug one out! 

Hi FB, lavender bed looking great, I've dug a poppy out today too.

Love the flower arrangement and also the clematis with blue on the back of the petals. 

My flowers ..

Posted: 22/06/2016 at 20:59

Thanks aym - but definately pull love in a mist up, it'll seed everywhere! mine were just 4/5 plants given to me last year! My favourite part of the garden this year, just not sure what to do when they've finished flowering.

thanks nanniemo, I've been looking at totally tangerine (lovely)at Harlow Carr today, but prefer Mrs bradshaw in my borders it's much brighter.

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