Perki


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Have my Potato got blight ?

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 23:53

Got my potatoes out and they look lovely, good size now for chips  . Not had blight before, must be the wet weather we've had late spring through summer. 

Have my Potato got blight ?

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 20:04

I think my early potatos have got blight, just double checking before I remove foliage. I was waiting for the tubers to get a little bit bigger before picking the rest.


 


Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 23/07/2016 at 17:45

great pics, love the heleniums ,ligularia one of my favourites  . your garden looking lush BL considering the amount of heat.

Last edited: 23 July 2016 17:45:32

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 17/07/2016 at 23:23

 honestly I didnt use the laser this time  Someone once asked me a while back if I had a inbuilt spirit level 


Philippa S2 - I bought tawny king last year as a plug plant. I planted it out this spring out of a 2 or 3 litre pot. 


FG - really pleased with ligularia and monarda combo, was going to try crocosmia lucifer but didnt have enough space. I've got a bench right next the Lig / monarda I cant help but rub the leaves of the monarda for the scent . I bought little rocket earlier this year but that flowered ages ago. I like britt marie crawford aswell but just dont have the space 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 17/07/2016 at 20:25

Philippa S2 - Love the pond, wish I had one.


Verdun - I like the the helenium and agastache combo, I have you got anymore heleniums out in flower yet? I got MBeauty just starting to flower and waltraut, still waiting on sahin early and indian summer. I got a few kniphofia flower buds showing cant wait for tawny king to flower. 


Chicky - lovely planting, the campanula a real show off. Must of taken you ages to fill the borders.


PP - Hosta is in pristine condition whats your secret? your borders are coming along nicely 


Mortuus - I like your dahlias, I am really impressed with the path pictures.


I been out and took a few pictures, still waiting on a lot of plants but the ligularia prez ????  with monarda cambridge scarlet cheering me up.





Anyone got any idea what rose this is?



Last edited: 17 July 2016 20:26:39

Greenhouse Pictures

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 13:48

This my GH I have had for the past 2-3 years. Soil border on the right for tomatoes / cucumbers and melons this year, the rest is all staging. And I have a grapevine growing across the top as well. I've nearly emptied it but still a few cosmos / dahlias and bedding plants to go, looks like I am filling up the neighbours plant pots cause I got nowhere to plant them 



Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 15/07/2016 at 13:13

looks great gardeningfantic, its raining here again June and July have been a total washout this year . At least some of the plants are enjoying the rain, ligularia looks great this year but for the wind battering it about.

Last edited: 15 July 2016 13:14:20

Cost of paving for new greenhouse base

Posted: 11/07/2016 at 19:03

Looks good pete, have you considered prices of GH? they can rapidly increase in price with accessory's, powered coated looks a lot better, its expensive but I am glad I got mine powered coated. 

Cost of paving for new greenhouse base

Posted: 10/07/2016 at 23:17

Wow thats a whooping price, But I do it for a small fee of £9999 .


I dont personally think you need fancy paving at the end of the garden to sit a greenhouse on top of, I would use 3x2 flags for the greenhouse base, you could use bark chipping around raised beds to save on money. 


My 10 x 8 Gh is on 3x2 flags laid on a bit of hardcore and soil/clay ( it is easier using cement ), I got some 2nd hand flags for £2 and laid them myself saved a fortune. 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 09/07/2016 at 15:11

Some great pictures over the past week or so, give me more ideas and combos . Very impress with VS Eremurus dont see many. I,ve not got to many plants flowering at the moment but for some huge allium Christopii and some others, give about 10days - 2weeks and all my heleiums will be open  I can see the odd Mbeauty open now.

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