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Latest posts by Salino

Growing Roses

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 14:13

hi Yviestevie.... those are lovely roses you have...I've grown a few in the past..currently have Mortimer Sackler...a rose that blends so well with Clematis 'Niobe'...I find... but if you want another rose then perhaps William Shakespeare 2000, might be suitable..there is a photo posted of it already on this thread, by Busy Lizzie I think...few pages back... this one sounds as though it's one of Austin's best so far...from the accounts I've read... don't have it myself...

Plant. ID please!

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 13:30

..I think you mean Fremontodendron... might be that...stems should be bristly which they appear to be...

Moving Plants

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 13:26

..a few days ago I dug up and replanted a Clematis viticella 'Kermesina'... as it was in the wrong place...strangely, it just needed moving about 3 feet to the left... it had been in the ground 2 years... I got a good rootball with it, and kept all the top growth for now... and with all the rain we had's still in full leaf and hanging on there... in its new home... it was also very well watered in - i.e. soaked...soaked...and soaked...with the hose before mulching...

..I should add, I agree with Fleurisa about the best time for moving...but we have to do what we have to do when it suits us...and take a chance with breaking the rules occasionally...

Red Dog Rose

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 13:18 might be interested in either 'Greenmantle' or 'Meg Merrilees'....both these are more cherry red in colour and are hybrids of Rosa Eglanteria...the Sweet Briar... which is similar to Canina...


Posted: 30/06/2014 at 00:19 should find the forum is back to normal now, as they've changed the advert.. to use Adblock, even if it's only temporary...

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 30/06/2014 at 00:10

..not one I know but gorgeous colours there...

Camera Corner

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 21:27

..I think one thing America is good at, is carving roads into mountainsides so we can drive up them.... if Ben Nevis was over there, I'm sure we could just drive up it by now...

here are some photos of photos, first taken about 15 years ago , so excuse the quality....

first one, somewhere on the Montana/Wyoming border... high above the tree line


from top of Scott's Bluff...overlooking the North Platte River valley...a quite exciting drive to the top...through all sorts of fascinating geological shapes...


..view from the other side... there's a town down there somewhere..


..Bison, in the Yellowstone National Park with Campanula rotundifolia...


Camera Corner

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 21:00

..I wouldn't care to drive along that road...but great shot....

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 20:50

..thanks Verdun...yeah..I'm beginning to think the Daphne was worth the money... should get another flush late summer...

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 29/06/2014 at 20:28

..thank you..I'm glad you liked them...

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 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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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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