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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 22:17
evening ... Can I be super lazy please? And say I've read from last page down and send appropriate comments to all? No? Thought not! Do e happy retirement anniversary. Runny horrid stuff for you. Verdun, missed the detail but got the just of it, pdoc, dont know about your anniversary but congrats. Fb a sheepish hello as i haven't looked after a fabulous plant you gave me. Babysitters and family visitors hope you've had good days. Ok ill stop now before i vet even more mixed up!!!

Had a busy work day, then sons swimming, then fish n chips as lazy, ended with a few fireworks...oH set 3 of 4 off upside down - finally realised why they were rubbish at last one! The other 20-30 or so were mostly good.

Night all. Hope pets are ok. X

Callicarpa

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 22:05
Those last few posts have thrown a spanner in the works haven't they!
Gorgeous photos and encouraging comments.
Maybe...if I can find a sunny, well drained bit in my clay soil, which is also in easy winter view... just maybe....

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 08:15
Kef, the la enders are stoewotsit (French type) so will definitely have mega face on with me for being left out. Brugmansia has gone into the garage but not got around to doing any cuttings. So so lazy ( aka busy) this autumn!

Callicarpa

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 07:26
Daintiness, thank you, I really want to be swayed by your comments! and look forward to your photo.
Bookertoo, obelixx and chicky thanks also it seems to have more votes against and from those comments its sadly / frustratingly unlikely that I will be swayed by daintiness's vote in favour....but I've not seen the next photo yet....
Head ruling heart decision needed I suppose.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/11/2014 at 07:20
Morning all.
Getting to work on time was MY first thought this morning Lesley! Besides more sleep!
Not looked outside yet but I bet mr blinkin frost has attacked those lavenders...im sure I must secretly want to replace them...it can't be that difficult to get them in the GH!

Callicarpa

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 15:21

Thanks nut and blairs, confirms my suspicions unfortunately.

Callicarpa

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 14:57

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Callicarpa

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 14:56

I have never seen one in any gardens where I live - always a warning sign that they may not do well.

I have read up on care but I'm more interested in personal experiences of real gardeners (beginner to expert all included) rather than from a 'sales' point of view.

I would be really interested in your views especially if you grow this plant- I live in Yorkshire, have you found them disappointing, are they fussy about site and soil, growth habit (messy?), size in a few years and eventual size, pruning, does it need special care to produce berries, does the colour sometimes disappoint, what is it like in spring and summer, back/middle of border, easy or difficult care, can it grow in a pot, etc...

Thank you.

 

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 04/11/2014 at 08:30

A few photos from this mornings jaunt around the garden...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63314.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

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http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63311.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/63310.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 

 

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