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Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 19:42

one of my new resolutions artjak. Currently culling the dirty pink and mauve aquilegias to make way for this year's new ones.. Achillea grandiflora, magnificent, but not when horizontal. Syringa pabaliana (which may be spelled almost like that), lovely flowers, grotty bush. anyone want it? you'll have to collect.


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 19:00

They don't go well in my very dry patch in the sun

Hello & help

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 18:58

There are a certain number of us (and I'm one of them) that love the challenge of a plant ID


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 17:10

I love them, I weed out the dirty pinks and mauves. When you've got enough don't let them seed any more.

Hello & help

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 17:08

Sorry, rude of me. Hello Caroline 

Help with Plant Identification

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 15:53

certainly isn't Miss Willmott's Ghost, I don't think it's any sort of eryngium, spines are in the wrong place. doubt if it's the solanum either.

Asking a local resident might be a good way forward.

Hello & help

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 15:48

Phuopsis stylosa. Interesting smell from this even in winter, I like it. 


Posted: 14/06/2013 at 15:46

When aquilegia seeds are ripe, the cases will have opened and seeds fall out into your hand. Sow them straight away outdoors in the shade. They'll germinate very quickly because they haven't become dormant and you'll have plants big enough to survive next winter.

What sort of aquilegia have you got? Some are smaller.

Geranium pratense 'Purple Haze'

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 11:44

Seed raised plants from cultivars are always going to be hit and miss. Always have a tendency to seed back to the basic species

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 14/06/2013 at 09:30

Your're right Fg, a blue rose would be really naff, worse than Blue Moon and that's bad enough.



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