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Posted: 21/05/2014 at 20:36

..they're quite time..... incidentally...Mme Gregoire is supposed to have a scent reminiscent of sweet peas..... see what you think...I've never grown it myself...I don't think...grown so many over the years but this one escaped me for some reason...


Posted: 21/05/2014 at 20:26 need to give this rose time... it flowers on wood made the previous year, as you only planted it last year, it probably didn't make enough flowering wood... hence only a couple of roses... it only flowers at early summer... late May/June... you are doing the right thing by training it the way you are....  don't worry about the shade... this rose will happily grow on a north wall..... be patient.. I guarantee you will have a wonderful show next year....

SW Facing front.

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 17:38

..very nice....lots of things going on there... I always use pea shingle to break up ground - lots of it... it makes a world of difference when you try to plant something...

Plant ID, buddleia? One other.

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 17:26

..looks like one I used to grow... Sisyrinchium idahoense 'Rocky Point'... if so, the flowers don't open until past midday...

couple of plants for ID please!

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 15:21

..I also think no. 4 might be a honeysuckle... possibly Lonicera henryi... have a look at that one...

Chelsea Flower Show

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 14:34

...he's a good presenter no doubt.. I did enjoy the British Gardens in Time series on BBC 4 recently, with historian Andrea Wulf - she was excellent too I thought.. and the other male presenter - Alan Power [Head Gardener at NT Stourhead]..., Mr Power is more what I'm talking about I

Plant in need of ID

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 10:19

..something rather carrot like about regardless..I think your little pond is lovely..charming...with those rocks and pebbles, and other features...looks very nature friendly...

Chelsea Flower Show

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 09:29

...there's no eye candy for women.... in my opinion...well, I've yet to see any...

How old are your gardens

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 23:49

...not too old..about 5 years....I like young and fresh.... prefer to see older mature gardens in other people's...less so my own.... always something being rejuvenated...a new planting area....turf out old tired goes something more modern...a better variety of the same plant perhaps...always new ones coming onto the market that catch my's a bit wasteful but as I say I like to keep a fresher look...

Rose ID

Posted: 20/05/2014 at 21:26

..the double, globular flowers, on green stems, suggests Mme. Alfred Carriere, to me... although the foliage could be a little lighter...  I think Busy-Lizzie has this one in her garden, perhaps she could compare....?

Discussions started by Salino

weedy ID's please

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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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