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Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 20:08

That was great. No rain at all, these forecasters are just pessimists. Good company and a great garden. There may be photos of us on the stepping stones across a pond but I forgot to take my camera. (again)

Winter

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 20:01

Echinacea doesn't sound like a winter plant but I don't know the cultivar you mention.

The winter flowering viburnums, farreri, x bodnantense etc have a lovely scent also the winter flowering honeysuckles, Lonicera x purpusii and fragrantissima. And sarcococcas.

Snowdrops, Cyclamen coum and some of the crocuses are away very early in the new year as are some of the pulmonarias

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 09:50

Not too late for me Fairy, OH taking me to the station in about 10mins.

I'll pass on your message

Thanks. I hope the tea and toast bring you up to scratch

Moving thick heavy clay to another part of garden?

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 09:41

Is this clay your basic soil or has it been dug out for foundations and is really sub-soil?

If it's the latter I think I'd break it up as best I could and leave it to break down in the frost, then mix with all the other things you mention. Without treading it back to a paste in the process

I wouldn't let it anywhere near a tree fern. Having said that I don't grow tree ferns here, too dry, so what do I know about them?

Fungus in the grass

Posted: 11/10/2014 at 08:40

There's certainly a lot of words there

What do you do with soil from plant pots?

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 22:38

I put it on the garden or on the compost heap

Advice on Fuschia, please.

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 22:35

I'll be quite happy with 2 hard frosts and no snow just like we had last year.

Fuchsias are at their best now aren't they. I have some as lodgers, looking after them  for a friend, lovely.

Advice on Fuschia, please.

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 22:11

Hi Jack

We had a very mild winter last year and 2 of my fuchsias didn't die back. Mostly they do and you can cut them back to the ground in spring

over winter succulent

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:35

Which succulent is it?

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

Posted: 10/10/2014 at 20:34

Thanks folks  I'm sure it will be a great day

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