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Early Spring

Posted: 09/01/2015 at 17:58

Yes, it doesn't hold them back much does it. 

A very variable winter so far. Temperature up and down like a yo-yo. 13C now and predicted over night, dropping during tomorrow by 10 degrees, then up again the next day.

Good for breaking the dormancy of all my seeds, the warmth we had last year left a lot ungerminated

Good garden centre/nursery

Posted: 09/01/2015 at 16:51

A good GC for me would stock  a larger variety of plants than is usually seen. Too many have the same mass-produced, latest fashion plants at high prices.

Until this happens I'll stick with nurseries and plant fairs.


Posted: 09/01/2015 at 13:58

Go for some species as Berghill suggests Dove. You could get a new variety when they cross. Call it Dove and sell bulbs for £400 a piece on ebay. 


Early Spring

Posted: 09/01/2015 at 13:50

It's spring here

Very warm and big changes since the NYD count. A few aconites and snowdrops, more hellebores. Some fairly tall narcissi but no heads turned down yet

identify plant

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 16:52

Not much did stick from my education Dove

identify plant

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 16:09

Salvia is a genus Dove, officinalis, microphylla  etc are species,

'Madeline' will be a cultivar or hybrid of something, not one I know

Extra thorny roses

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 15:26

Surely there are longer, more impressive sounding words for thorns and prickles

snake's head fritillary

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 13:55

They come from cool Northern Europe. In the Uk if we want to grow tropical plants we have a heated greenhouse or conservatory.

You may have to provide the opposite of this

Tree Peony

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 13:45

They need sowing fresh so put them on when the pods open

identify plant

Posted: 08/01/2015 at 12:31

Salvia as Edd says. Not got a clue which one of about 5000

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