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Posted: 20/06/2016 at 10:39

Looks like a Physocarpus, maybe lady in red

Have you had Garden melt down before?

Posted: 19/06/2016 at 23:12

Dont get me started on slug damaged lupins  or my ammi majus 

I wasnt really keen on Monty idea, I need rolls of turf but the local supplier didnt have any I wanted so went to plan B

Last edited: 19 June 2016 23:15:04

Have you had Garden melt down before?

Posted: 19/06/2016 at 22:59

Well this week I,ve had a little melt down regarding my lawn / grass. I was getting really annoyed for quite a while that some grass wasnt matching colour wise with the rest of the lawn. ( petty I know )

I couldnt take it anymore so I just want out and dug it all out knowing full well I should of waited till the end of the season.

Now I,ve got some crazy pattern on the lawn which some people think is some form of art , the fat wood pigeon trying to steal the grass seed now, plus the sparrows having a mud bath which refuse to move until I get within a few feet. 

I cant be alone regarding a garden melt down. someone must of do something they know their going to regret but do it anyway. 

Last edited: 19 June 2016 22:59:33

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 19/06/2016 at 13:51

Not quite nail scissors PP  I do use normal scissors sometimes  but most of the time edging shears.

Can someone identify this plant for me!?

Posted: 19/06/2016 at 13:43

It lovely  I was going to get one this year but didnt get round to it. I am sure I have read somewhere it smells of rotting flesh . Only one way to find out Outwardmango 

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 18/06/2016 at 23:10

lovely pictures everyone. nice to see all the roses starting to flower, mine are just about to open. Lots of lupins as well .

Delephinium been excellent this year, shame picture a bit blurry.

Some wallflower which a planted very late last year, they go well with the alliums 

Foxglove flowered this year ( 3rd year ) threatened it earlier in the year with the chop which seems to work with lots of plants 

Allium mount everest 

Allium christophii with salvia nemorosa caradonna and geum mai tai 

Lupin My castle.

Last edited: 18 June 2016 23:12:25

Which plant best for spring pattern display

Posted: 18/06/2016 at 16:10

Myosotis for blue / white - red/white tulips - red wallflowers. 

What to underplant a peony with?

Posted: 18/06/2016 at 16:04

Geraniums , nepata , salvia nemorosa 

Seed and Plant swap 2016

Posted: 16/06/2016 at 18:32

Oh good rosemummy  glad you received them safe and sound


Posted: 12/06/2016 at 12:58

centranthus ruber

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Is my Canna ok?

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Lovely weather for December - Sorry late April

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