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Electric Propogater

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 21:50

..I'm terribly sorry Wills, I've mixed you up with someone else..

..she's that nice lady who wears lots of different coats....and funny hats...

..lives near me..at Anmer Hall...

Electric Propogater

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 21:35

^tell Kate to get her finger out...

plants

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 19:59

..like Kim Kardashian with a flower on top.... which would be a good thing actually as I've seen quite enough of her..

...tall and lanky... some shrubs go that way.... need a good cutting back..

moving to scotland

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 19:56

..I wonder if marian wants hagglers.....at that price I think even I would have to...

Blooms in November

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 19:52

..very nice too and so frilly... not one I know, but if you like other frilly type roses then you might also enjoy one called 'Fimbriata'.... it's a Rugosa type with a good scent, and disease resistance... an offspring of the better known Mme Alfred Carriere...

..frills add a touch of charm I think..don't you...?

Blooms in November

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 18:15

..I was just going to mention that obelixx and was looking for this thread... I notice they do still have a few roses in their exotic garden and others too presumably as they sell some on their website.... this was Mr Lloyd's reputed favourite rose and they still sell it..  being a single it wouldn't be to everyone's taste.   They have a good range of plants...I'm considering ordering a few...no idea what they're like to order from...

http://www.greatdixter.co.uk/nursery-catalogue/products/rosa-mrs-oakley-fisher/

..I should add too, that it's this type of historical connection...the original plant came from Vita Sackville-West's garden that makes rose growing so interesting..where you have history and romance in these older roses....

...perennials and exotica can look spectacular but they lack what I call chemistry, ,,,,grace and history that's so often associated with growing roses...

I cannot wait for the first frost

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 17:03

..as with Susan Porter above... my neighbour never lifts hers and they've been in for years.... on a rockery type area, slightly raised ground... she has fuchsia's too in the same area all winter.... trial and error..

Tree identification

Posted: 15/11/2014 at 16:58

..one of these I should think, but wouldn't know which, but just to give the correct names...

Malus 'John Downie', 'Red Sentinel' or 'Red Jade'...  if you want to look those up...

Small pond

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 19:55

^lol..I'd like to have seen that actually..... I once used an upturned large dustbin lid sunk into the ground, couple of stones and it wasn't long before all sorts of things were swimming around in there...

Average Spend in garden centre

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 18:37

..I spend whatever I've got in my purse at the time... it's an opportunity to blow the lot...

Discussions started by Salino

Perhaps a Survey worth doing...

RHS needs you.. 
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Anything on your Wish List?

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What are you getting rid of...?

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Larch Cottage sale

..some lovely plants.. 
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Dartford Crossing new system

..in case you're not aware... 
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Carolyn Mullet on Facebook

..if you love gardens... 
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Do you grow Aconitum's?

..I won't be after reading this... 
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weedy ID's please

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Heartbleed

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Windows 8.1 - a warning !

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Photo test thread only...

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Home Baking

please show us your culinary delights... 
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Sweet Pea thread

Sweet and Everlasting peas... 
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