Latest posts by SweetPea93

Plants IDs please!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 22:40

 Not sure if this is a clearer photo of number 1?

Plants IDs please!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 22:39

@Invicta, the top has come into our garden via the neighbours who do nothing to their garden, and it's climbed into our hedge,

number two landgirl has got on the head, number three isn't anything australian. It's not dissimilar to a marigold, but has had no flowers thus far like the marigolds, and I'm wondering whether it could be a Zinnia, which I grew, but the majority died. I have two of these mysterious plants, which just keep growing and growing!

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 22:34

These Ameria are so striking, and just the right size for my tiny garden. I'm thinking of maybe growing them with chives next year, if possible, for lovely purples and pinks, as well as the chives being functional! I read a book recently of the virtues of using 'useful' plants with simply pretty plants in beds and it's fascinating!


There's a lack of blue in our very pink beds, even though they are in their infancy, so I bought this today at the GC, though I've been very  naughty and forgotten the name!


My favourite at the moment, I love how pretty the purple buds are on the silver stems, and then you get such an intense pink colour, with a lovely scent which I discovered today, I believe it's called Dianthus?



My very first lilac! It's starting to lose it's flowers, though I hope it continues to bloom year after year!


And the very dirty container area overrun with seedlings which need to be potted up and planted into the bed. So much to do, so little time! Can't say I'm a fan of all the clutter!



Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 22:08

gorgeous Lupins chicky! Love the Bumble on your lilac too Percy Grower! I bought my first lilac today too. I think it's starting to shed it's blooms, but I'm hoping it'll stay with me for a while yet!


Whenever I come on this thread I'm reminded just how tiny my garden is compared to you all!

Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:52


 I got into black and white film photography last year, this is Cassie, our youngest, observing the garden in our old house. We used to get squirrels and long tits pecking at the window! I'm sure they did it just to taunt the cats.

Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 19:50

 This cat stayed in our garden for several days until we could catch her and have her scanned and reunited with her owners. I'll take that she chose to stay in our garden as a compliment!

Plants IDs please!

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 18:33



 The lower two are things I've grown myself but not labelled!

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 18:28



 These photos are from last week, but I've had some bulbs start showing signs of life this week, and can start weeding the beds! Seems all the rain did them good!

Talkback: Cuckoo spit

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 18:18
I have it all over a rose bush at the moment! I didn't know it was a bug, had a nosey at it the other day and was pretty cute for a bug!

My Profile.

Posted: 25/05/2014 at 18:15

Hope someone messaged Mike telling him this. The internet isn't always a lovely place

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