Ryan Lloyd

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Is this a Clematis?

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 21:40

Gorgeous clematis HHock - If you find out what it is, do share 

Haha OL, you NEED another clematis just like I NEEDED Rosa 'veilchenblau', Geum 'Totally Tangerine', Geranium psilostemon and Scabiosa 'Fama Blue' last week 

Dodgey Dahlia's

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 21:31

Verd + Matt - Thankyou muchly for the help....that is my first job when I get home from college tomorrow (I may sneak out a little early ) . Can I cut them back below the soil level, or will this rot the tuber? 

Also, what kind of support would you suggest for them? I'm going to Gardeners world live on Sunday and they always have a really good selection at really cheap prices! 

Flumpy - That's amazing! Survived all these wet cold winters...What cultivar is it? 

Red dahlia turned yellow

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 21:25

Sad news about you selling the Dahlias, but on the whole is pretty a pretty funny story!  were I volunteer, we were sorting out dahlias (about 500 of them!) and the couple who owns the estate (the lady especially) are really pernickety, so I merged two trays of dahlias into one, just to add a bit of informality! I expect theyve been put into their final positions now, Hope they like it when they come out, right at the front of their house! 

Our garden now with railway sleepers, really pleased

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 18:09
That looks amazing! Would never have thought about sinking the sleepers! The person who suggested it definitely needs credit

Dodgey Dahlia's

Posted: 10/06/2014 at 18:06
Hi Guys! Been a while! I've got a pretty major issue...I bought tonnes of Dahlia's this year (well, about 20) and kept them in my 'Plant Room' - which is essentially the spare bedroom. I potted them up in late February and they started growing in late march. They've all Ben growing really well, but I've been working 7 days a week lately and neglected them...and I visited the plant room today to find they've all snapped... Question: Will they grow back? I've had to remove all of the snapped foliage, but there's literally nothing left on a few of them. Question: I've now put them outside, but will they be alright with getting partial sun? The spot is south-easy facing, so by 2-2:30 they will start to be in the shade. It's my first year with Dahlias, so I'm a complete novice, but can see why they're so addictive!

ID plants please

Posted: 05/05/2014 at 20:01

Well I definitely know 1 = Vinca, probably major and 4 = Kerria japonica.

have a couple of suggestions for 2...maybe a Spirea or? 

Have no clue what 3 is, sorry 

What plant is growing in my garden?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 21:00

Quercus not Quercia....Stupid autocorrect! 

What plant is growing in my garden?

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 21:00

Quercia Ilex - Holm Oak? Could be wrong...have a look and see what you think 

World Naked Gardening Day

Posted: 04/05/2014 at 09:08

I was naked while gardening yesterday.....Under my clothes 

Plant recommendation needed

Posted: 02/05/2014 at 20:32

Laurus Nobilis? (bay) 

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What happens when I'm at work!

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Dodgey Dahlia's

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Bringing back the Annual!

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Creating New Cultivars...

How do they do it? 
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Pulmonaria! :)

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National Collections

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Primula Vulgaris and Veris

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Garden Questions and Advice :)

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New Blog

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Need more entertainment.

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What annuals can I sow for summer colour?

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