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Is this Cephalaria Gigantea (Giant Scabious)?

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 21:29

the top one might be some sort of willow.

I don't think they're both the same. Neither of them are Cephalaria gigantea

Soil for Wild flowers

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 18:12

When you think about it, although lots of our garden plants have been improved and hybridised, they're all developed from wild plants from somewhere. eg agapanthus are weeds where they come from because they're in the soil that suits them.

Therefore if all wild plants need the same soil, then all garden plants must need the same soil. But they don't do they

I grow a lot of wild plants but some are never going to grow for me. My soil is too poor

Edgeworthia chrysantha ( paperbush )

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 17:56

I've never considered it hardy enough for me Philippa. Though it would have been OK for the last 2 or 3 winters

Soil for Wild flowers

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 17:36

True wild flowers like the soil that suits them. Rich, poor, wet, dry. There's no one soil requirement for what man has decided to call wild flowers

Bulbs in Lawn

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 16:50

I have a new bit of grass, It has Gladiolus byzantinus, 3 different crocus (several of eah), assorted alliums and Iris reticulata

Soil for Wild flowers

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 15:34

There are wildflowers for all soil types. Not all wildflowers like acid soil. Some do, some don't. Same for wet area or dry area, sun or shade. Wherever you go you'll find that something will grow

Unsure about growing this climber

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 15:28

I've got one. It grows in a place where roses or clematis would struggle. It's huge with not much to show for it.

 

move a rose

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 10:54

Thanks obelixx. Glad to see another supporter of burying the graft

move a rose

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 08:53

I'll be there Dove, don't worry about giving notice. I might be in the garden but will wash my hands before making coffee.

You have email   but I don't think you'll be around early enough to come

 

Forsythia - forgot to prune

Posted: 14/03/2016 at 08:42

Not often I'm first with the flowers

Discussions started by nutcutlet

Calling Bensmith412

spam 
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I've been to Barnsdale today

 
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I think it's some sort of geranium

 
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Last Post: 18/10/2016 at 17:47

fidget, look at this. Roscoea scillifolia

 
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Last Post: 02/10/2016 at 09:45

a couple of oddities

 
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Last Post: 29/09/2016 at 14:23

the perils of plant ID

 
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Last Post: 17/08/2016 at 23:29

yet another clematis question

 
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Last Post: 16/08/2016 at 19:16

feeding the birds

is it good? 
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Last Post: 15/08/2016 at 06:59

ponds

for Guernsey Donkey 
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Last Post: 18/08/2016 at 15:21

what dunnit?

 
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Last Post: 08/07/2016 at 20:46

might be ricinus

 
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Last Post: 16/06/2016 at 20:14

Paeony. Is this one worth keeping?

 
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roses from seed on behalf of marksman

 
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Lonicera ID

 
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First paeony of the year

 
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