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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 19:01

looks lovely verdun


Missed taking a pic of this at its best but love it anyway.


A 10p sweet pea called 'golden oldie' - expected it to be yellow.





I need your help

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 18:26

Good luck Pauline. I find it's the carbs that affect my weight, shape and energy. I have a carb breakfast (cereal/toast) then a carb free salad for lunch and low low carbs at dinner (just a baby portion of rice/pasta/potatoes etc with reasonable portion of veg n protein, not overdoing anything. water when hungry definately helps. As does water in a wine glass to trick you into thinking it's something nicer.


Posted: 11/07/2015 at 16:38

Wonky, I remember a child beheading my prize (well only prize to me) alliums- how he kept his head I'll never know but he's not been back since!

Good luck Woody. Nice pics gg.

Verdun, be a luv and have a look at the pics for ID on my remember thread would you?

Done a bit in the garden, cut down some flowered bits from philadelphus, also hodeum grass cos even though it still looks nice it speads like mad, and now shows off the other grasses better. Going to have chocolate cosmos, Mrs Bradshaw germ and that blue spire thing with the feather bed when I can split n rearrange them...plans, plans...

Why don't I remember what plants I have?

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 16:30

Me again with new photos. (I can't tell from Mr Google nut).

the top ones are what FB gave me stipa tennuisima, upright (but can't get a pic when it's not windy) and a mass of flower/feathers.

the bottom ones are more sprawling and have long tails of feathers.






Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 15:10

Good point Winter 

shes a very pretty youngster Matt.


Posted: 11/07/2015 at 11:38

Sounds good Dove, we had our first 'chipnic' in the park last weekend! 


Posted: 11/07/2015 at 11:03

oops sorry, didn't mean to sound Yorkshist - the gates are open to non Yorkshire folk too! 


Posted: 11/07/2015 at 11:01

Well done wonky.

Calling all Yorkshire crew ----- Plant fair tomorrow  tomorrow at wentworth castle, Barnsley.


Why don't I remember what plants I have?

Posted: 11/07/2015 at 10:55

Thanks folks.

Yes Tetley, the grey matter is a bit fried, especially as I've probably pulled more of the s.patens out! Could it self seed as I (also) don't remember planting it in that border

Yes FB, the grasses are what you gave me, but not sure which ones. there's definately two different types (well three if you count the hordeum).

Still need to look up S.pennata, Nut, but it doesn't ring a bell with the name. I'll try and get a better photo. 



Posted: 10/07/2015 at 21:43

Lesley - pass a garden with a huge Bowles M every day, always first to flower (before almost anything in my garden) and just keeps going!

Winter - yep, got other lobelias which have been in situ a few years, they do 'ok' with only a little care (poor things) but took a chance and will give this one a different place and see how it gets on.

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