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Posted: 28/08/2015 at 08:17

Morning all. Doesn't the garden look lovely when the sun comes out after a wet period.  Can almost hear the plants sighing with contentment.

A few bulb queries (well it is that time of year...)

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:30

Re q3: nectaroscordum siculum and allium sphaerocephalon

A few bulb queries (well it is that time of year...)

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:26

Q1: I've some miniature daffs bulbs left unplanted last year.  Noting I get very little time to garden, is it worth me planting them to see if they grow or are they unlikely to do much?

Q2:  Are there any tulips that do put on a good show in future years without being lifted? (I've got clay soil.)

Q3: I bought a few alIium bulbs today, to plant in a herbaceous border. Should I plant them clustered or spread out?  (I'll dig out the names in a mo - will lose post if I navigate away.)

Many thanks

What is this please?

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:15


What is this please?

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:06

Nut! Didn't you listen when you were a child? Tut tut.


Posted: 27/08/2015 at 21:01

Congrats Wonky! just think about all the garden centre trips and how much can get in a boot.....


Posted: 27/08/2015 at 19:28

Eric's mum - google hemerocallis gall midge - could this be the problem?

kathy - stunning!  I only had 5 before my new border which added another 12 or so.  I don't know what they are as got them cheap as missing labels. One has turned out to be a kniphofia! Planted bare root May and got a few flowers. Looking forward to a bigger display and attempting identification next year.

Is this an underground weed?

Posted: 27/08/2015 at 17:53

I think you'd need to let it grow to see the leaves etc for someone to identify it. Doubt anyone could do so from the roots.


Posted: 27/08/2015 at 06:17

Morning Dove!  Hope day went as ok as possible.  Was torrential here all afternoon so I expect you came back to well watered garden and Welsh  cousins feeling very at home


Posted: 27/08/2015 at 06:15

I just love day lilies.  Others don't seem to share my view - often saying that there aren't enough flowers for the leaves, get too big etc but I seem to really have a thing for them.  I created a new border recently with the intention of usining heleniums and the like with a few grasses and it "accidently" got filled with day lilies.  (There was this offer...) Whoops! Good luck with the seeds Lorna.

Discussions started by Supernoodle


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Pumpkin varieties

Worth buying seeds? 
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Cercidiphyllum japonicum, - can it be hard pruned?

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Slightly tender plants in beds - mulching help

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A few bulb queries (well it is that time of year...)

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Last Post: 02/09/2015 at 17:23

Carol Klein's programme on water lilies

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Flowering and day length - streetlights?

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Hebe Charming White

how tolerant and cutting advice 
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Do yews deplete the soil to the extent that conifers do,

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When to cut back 
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Creeping buttercup - opinions please

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Weed ID

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ID caterpillar please

What will this turn into? 
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Coreopsis Limerock Ruby

Soil type... 
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Planting and buying 
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