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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:17

1. might be a viburnum as well, possibly lantana, wayfaring tree

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Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:02

I think 2 and 3 are Viburnum opulus, guelder rose

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:38

I can't get the fingernails to look clean. Is that going to embarrass anyone?

 

New Garden, New Soil

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:14

Hi Dudley

Steer clear of the obvious acid lovers like rhodos and azaleas and some of the heathers. My soil isn't chalk but it's very alkaline and I find skimmias and chaenomeles get an unhealthy yellow look to them so I avoid those.

Muck is good for soil whatever sort it is.

See what looks healthy in neighbouring gardens. google plants for chalky gardens and several nurseries have lists.

Celebrate the chalk, don't try and grow things that just about survive

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 18:00

It's in my pocket artjak. With luck I'll remember to turn it on

Kaffir Lily?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 15:38

I can't keep these and always put it down to the dry soil most late summers. They're lovely. I may try again

This forum

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 15:20

All the best people are gardeners. No doubt about that

Wallflowers

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 14:17

I've got a very deep overhang on lowish eaves as well Lyn, I think it's all in their favour.

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