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Anyone know what it is ?

Posted: 22/06/2013 at 21:46

There are some heucheras with small green leaves and 6 to 8 inch spikes of vivid red flowers flamethrower is one of the modern cultivars but the ones i know are older.

How did you get into gardening?

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 18:48

I was a late convert and had no interest at all until my mid 30s. I didnt think that gardening was very rock and roll.

My interest really started when we bought our current house which had large gardens but was a right mess. At first I just hacked things and mowed the lawn.

The next step was buying plants not knowing what they liked or what looked good together.

Then slowly started to see that some things looked better in combination than others and that some grew better in some places than others.

It grew and grew and when  my first plants from seeds flowered and then i started dividing plants and taking cuttings, I was hooked. Now it is a passion that I cant imagine being without, but I still love the rock and roll.

A miracle, well I think so.

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 17:07

Great post. I am sure there is a message in there. Maybe life will allways find a way

Rozanne geranium problem

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 13:48

It is quite natural for many species of geranium to develop red leaves and is nothing to worry about.


Posted: 20/06/2013 at 09:19

Morning everyone

After very hot day yesterday it is raining for which I am grateful as everthing is so dry. Who would hve thought that might be the case a few months ago.

yesterday as i ambled around "planning" I thought how odd; although some things are still about a month behind other plants seem actually to be ahead of time. Has anyone else noticed this.

All cannas and dahlias now out and some more of my worst chore [ staking ] done.

No high culture for me, off to see Bruce Springstein tonight. He is the OHs favourite having seen him about 20 times. My tastes fairly obvious from forum name.

Have fun everyone and as Verdun said, Seize the day in case its your last.


Posted: 19/06/2013 at 10:49

Peace love and understanding to all fellow forkers, the angry trousers are in the closet. What time is it acceptable to have a cold one?

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 23:16

Verdun you are so right about having the time to listen and how much that helps. When i was ill myself people assumed that because I was in the trade I would know everything i needed to know. What I really needed was someone to listen.


Posted: 18/06/2013 at 21:43

If you ate the whole cake, that would be your 5 a day.

Help needed to ID this plant? Weed?

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 18:23

Agree. Very pretty. Just pull up the bits you dont want.

Japanese Acer

Posted: 18/06/2013 at 17:19

I  would be wary doing it at this time of year as Acers are one of the trees that can "bleed" quite badly when in active growth. Better to wait until tree is dormant.

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