Latest posts by Percy-Grower

Climber for a north facing fence

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 21:06

Just keep the base/roots shaded water/feed well & you wont see any fence in 3 or 4 years, i put another one behind my small shed, now i have to keep cutting it back so i can get in my shed ^_^ 

Climber for a north facing fence

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 20:42

It will grow as far as it has something to cling on to, you could cover the empire state building with it ^_^ 

Climber for a north facing fence

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 20:14

My Clematis Grandiflora is doing great on a north facing trellis & i'm in Sunny Scotland, Flowers profusely in June so may need a companion plant for all year round interest...


Seeds of Doubt

Posted: 12/06/2016 at 20:00

Hi guys been a while since i've been on the forum, got a wee question for yous... 

A bit of space has become available in my garden, is it to late to sow wild meadow flower seeds or will they still germinate & flower later in the summer or early Autumn ?  

Sambucus Nigra Black Tower

Posted: 04/07/2014 at 21:03

While on a recent family trip i ventured into a garden centre and purchased this new shrub with no thought as to where i was going put it, i'm sure we all have done it at some time, two weeks on and i am still none the wiser as to what i should do with it, where to plant it, what to plant it with, i'm now thinking of just potting it on to give me more time to decide, does anyone have any ideas suggestions? 

 It does have an unusual growing habit and colour hence why i had to have it 

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 19:44

Cheers David, i will make sure my mobile is fully charged on my next camping trip..

Camera Corner

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 16:34


Well done with your "Ducks at Dusk" David, mines might not win any competition, but all are from a mobile phone and i like them and i guess thats what really counts..

 Our fav camping spot Loch Eck Argyle..

 The rivers Don & Uri meet under a rainbow (Inverurie Aberdeenshire)

 Taken on the way out fishing



Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:43

I've recently planted some Virginia Creeper in a largish pot at the front door, just want it to grow up the wall and over the door and down the other side, don't want it covering the whole wall or shooting all over the place, not feeling so confident that it will work after reading your post pansyface, but he who dares n all that..

Have you considered Jasmine for your arch Kez? i've got one growing up an arch in a very shaded area...

Moving Plants

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:26

Thats a fair point and a good idea FB

Moving Plants

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 15:03

Cheers guys, guess it's just a case of patience, got a great space for it up the side of an arch...

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