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Help with identication

Posted: 08/09/2014 at 10:29

Second is Eupatorium chocolate. Mine flowers in October / November time. It has recently changed its name, and been allocated to a new genus, but its new name escapes me.

Agree with Spirea for the first.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 11:28

Thanks everyone, and thanks to Verdun for reminding me that however worried I am it is much worse for my mum, especially knowing that she will be completely dependant on me.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 08:28

Sorry to hear about your Mum Verdun.

I am off to look after my Mum for a few days. She goes into hospital for an operation on her eye. Unfortunately it is her only functioning eye, so she will be blind for a few days afterwards.

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 08:18

Dahlia HS Wink series have been retina searing bright, need sunglasses to look at them.

A rather nice purple perennial Lobelia, grown from seed, name unknown.

Scabious Chile black, suspect it wont last the winter though, so will need to sow more seeds next year.

Football season - 2014

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 21:59

We got what we deserved against the "grief junkies" , absolutely nothing.

another ID please!

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 21:46

Leycestria - Himalayan honeysuckle.

Indoor Seed Propagator

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 17:23

It depends what you want to use it for. Many perennials and hardy annuals will do just fine on a window sill, or in the conservatory, however if you want to grow more tender stuff then a heated propagator is very useful.

I have a very old one with no thermostat and start of all my tender perennials/annuals in it.

Tree ID and transplanting advice please

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 17:19

Unless they can be dug out with large root balls, having previously had a large slit trench dug all around, with time left for them to develop a new fibrous root system, I think that you are on a hiding to nothing.

I would buy new smaller trees, which will grow quickly, plus you can also choose exactly what you want.

what will go with Delphinium summer nights

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:32

The Lychnis would be lovely, the greyish foliage would work well with the Delphinium flowers.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:29

Lovely idea KEF. I may be in need of love next week.

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Chelsea wish list

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Multipurpose potting compost

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Ruscus aculeatus

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Wishes and resolutions

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New TV programme

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What new flower seeds are you going to grow in 2014

new seeds for next year 
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MD in current GW

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Good idea?

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Seed Companies

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They are back

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About to snuff it?

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an experiment

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Something better change [ and it has ]

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Count your blessings

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postal offer

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