SwissSue


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Info For Newbies - How to ensure that your question appears!

Posted: 28/04/2013 at 05:19

Eat it, Matty!

Ceanothus dead

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 10:25

The RHS page says the following "They are fast-growing but may be short-lived" and "may be affected by phytophthora root disease"!

Here some info on the root disease:

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?pid=542

 

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 27/04/2013 at 06:00
blackest wrote (see)

does this count as morning i'll probably go back to sleep thou. I've reported the kitchen spam threads so hopefully they will disappear soon.  Water went off yesterday and it's not back yet.

I've reported them too, cheeky devils!

Oh, and good morning to whoever is up and about. Heavy rainclouds overhead, expecting thunderstorms later, but newly planted perennials will be happy.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 23:36

That's much better, Blackest. What lovely healthy looking plants you've got, wish mine were that size already.

Fell asleep on the couch this evening, don't know what woke me up, it's 12.30pm and I'm wide awake! Will catch up on all the discussions, then head for bed. Night all!

Nearly the weekend ;-)

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 15:39

Hooray, you've made it! Have a great time in the garden, hope you have nice weather!

Iris Katharine Hodgkin

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 15:37

Oops, I looked a the title and thought, who the heck is Iris Katharine Hodgkin!

shrubs for cut flowers

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 10:51

Hi auntie b, I  can recommend the following shrub, has green leaves with small inconspicuous flowers in spring/summer, but beautiful violet berries in autumn that keep well in a vase or dried.

http://www.rhs.org.uk/Gardens/Hyde-Hall/About-HydeHall/Plant-of-the-month/November/Callicarpa-bodinieri-var--giraldii-Profusion

 

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Why May?

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 08:57

I agree wholeheartedly, May is great, June too. Love the delicate green in the woods.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 26/04/2013 at 05:37
blackest wrote (see)

 My new edible bed (well probably not the lavender)

parsley, sage, rosemary ,thyme, heather , mint , chives, oregano, curry plant,

 Cloche starting to be planted.

 Starting to plant the front half two the ground is full of blue flower seeds so should get interesting after the tete-i-tete die back, nice for 40 cents of bulbs.

Loads more to go in yet.

Hi Blackest, looking good, but I think you might have to clean your camera lens, pics are a bit blurred.

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