Patsy F

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What is your weather like?

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 12:15

It has now been raining non stop for 17 hours, and it's windy! At least it stayed sunny and dry for a few hours yesterday, and we were able to take a boat on the river with my son and his family. A treat for Father's Day! The forecast doesn't look good and my lovely poppies, roses and tall herbaceous geraniums are flopping!

Not technically gardening

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 12:09

and his constant ranting is depressing, although I do believe that the poor grammar we are now subjected to and unnecessary arm waving is infuriating. (Sorry about the break in this post. )

Not technically gardening

Posted: 20/06/2016 at 12:06

Children, children please calm down or your blood pressure will rise. I live with a 'Victor Meldrew'

Is this a camellia tree??

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 21:26

Looks very much like a Camellia to me, Neslo, but I don't know the variety.  I think  it would be safe to prune it now, after its flowering period, but best to get advice on this from other forum members,

Mystery plant

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 21:19

I think, possibly Campanula, but Fidget is usually right.

Plant Combinations

Posted: 15/06/2016 at 10:49

Oh dear, more dispute!


Posted: 15/06/2016 at 10:38

I checked in The Flower Expert book and you can, Aym.

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 14/06/2016 at 22:35

And very good it looks too, Joybell!

Shade tolerant plant

Posted: 14/06/2016 at 22:32

No, I'm afraid there are just leaves at the moment, which look very healthy, small, shiny, dark green. The spread is about 15 inches.

Shade tolerant plant

Posted: 14/06/2016 at 20:53

Sorry, forgot the photo!

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Shade tolerant plant

ID please 
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Dicentra 'King of Hearts'

On line nurseries 
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Pressure Washer

Helen Yemm's recommendation 
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Hawk moth caterpillars

What should I do? 
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Garden Visit

Houghton Hall, North Norfolk  
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Viburnum 'Kilimanjaro Sunrise'

Chelsea plant of the year 2015 
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Bulk buying compost

Soil improver for clay 
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Plan name please 
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Paeonia 'Bartzella' 
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All year round interest with perennials

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Plant for shade

Smilacina Racemosa 
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Wall baskets

Suitable plants for .North-facing wall 
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Grass too long and wet 
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