Perki


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My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 09/01/2017 at 15:47

The lupin called - My castle - after it finished flowering the slugs decimated it, it looked awful so moved it to the back of the border now. Got the white alliums mount everest and gladiator from lidl, 4 bulbs for £3, greed me took every single one . I wouldn't bother growing the larger alliums from seed it willl take years to get a good flowering size bulb.

My flowers ... (2)

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 21:09

Two pictures I was trying to show you earlier Aym. 



Giant allium bulbs have loads of roots growing out of pot bottom!

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 17:17

Thanks  just another 5/half month to the next showing . That my pastel border I got another border in the front which is the hot border. The aquilegia are self seeded I spend more time removing them. 

Last edited: 08 January 2017 17:18:24

Giant allium bulbs have loads of roots growing out of pot bottom!

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 14:59

I be digging mine up if I was moving as well. I bought 15 for £40 I only wanted 3 Giganteum then I wanted another variety,  I ended up with a collection 3 each of giganteum - globemaster - round and purple - white giant - mount everest . I probably planted 50ish allium last November already had about 70, not an incredible amount but probably to many for my limted space.


This a pic from last year of my small front border, purple senation - gladitor - mount everest.


Giant allium bulbs have loads of roots growing out of pot bottom!

Posted: 08/01/2017 at 14:08

I bought some giant alliums and they were expensive but looking forward to them flowering.  Ideally they would be better in the ground, personally I would sink them in the ground when the weather gets better.


I think a east facing wall would be best for now good sun light but sheltered from to much rain so they don't rot.  


I like christophii mass flowers and the dead flower heads last for ages. I have far to many alliums  I barred myself from buying anymore the year 

Anyone done any gardening today - version 3

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 17:50

Shame GWRS, it happened to my mum before with paraffin heaters, I dont know what it does it though. I wont use paraffin heaters because what happen to mum before. I hope any plants are ok, I stick the hose in. 

Watching Seedlings Grow 2017

Posted: 06/01/2017 at 12:59

Sowed some Angelica Gigas - Eryngium miss W ghost and some cactus seeds yesterday .


I like your novelty gifts Kitty I love bonsai tree's, 

Last edited: 06 January 2017 12:59:53

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 05/01/2017 at 00:33

Lovely Iris joyce cant wait until mine flower

ideas for storing seeds

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 22:09

I got the box given to me when I was 8 - 9, I used to collect Pokemon cards then. Now its an ideal size for packs of seeds 

Last edited: 04 January 2017 22:09:16

ideas for storing seeds

Posted: 04/01/2017 at 14:56

Sorting my seeds out today and printing a new sowing guide, I normally sow pelargoniums now but took plenty of cutting last year. This is my seed box ,


 

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