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Painting what you've grown

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 11:17

Great paintings, Artjak. We seem to have some hidden geniuses on here.

Help with Identifying Plant

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 11:09

Sorry, but the second one looks like a daisy to me.

Poorly tomatoe plant leaves

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 08:08

For all those interested in toms, here a link I've found very useful, don't want to usurp your knowledge though, Italophile

http://www.tomatogrowing.co.uk/html/tomato_growing_tips.html

 

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 07:16

GillyL, be careful where you put those Chinese Lanterns, they grow rampant and spread like mad!

Oh, good morning everyone, enjoy your day, raining here and thunderstorms.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 07:09

Beautiful garden, Mrs. G. Thanks for the photos.

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 07:03

Wow Liz, you are really talented, that painting is beautiful, I love the white narzissus (spelling?!), have some of those in my garden and there are wild fields of them in certain parts of Switzerland.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25188.jpg?width=183&height=275&mode=max

 

Name your favourites - help me fill a trellis

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 19:49

This jasmine is hardy, it's not the same as the one you buy in the supermarket. Have a look at this description from the RHS:

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/plantselector/plant?plantid=1939

 

Painting what you've grown

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 19:29

Happymarion, those are fabulous, what a talented lady you are. I'm afraid if I started to try and paint it would look like it was done by 5 year old! I wonder if there are others on here who are talented, will keep my eye on this thread.

Name your favourites - help me fill a trellis

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 19:05

Someone on another thread asked for something similar and I think it was Buzzy Lizzy suggested Trachelospermum jasminoides (star jasmine). Apparently it is scented and evergreen.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/25160.jpg?width=583&height=350&mode=max

 

 

A Cautionary Tale .....

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 12:28

It's a red hazel, quercus and grows like the klappers, sprouts endlessly from the base as well as sprouting all the nuts I can't find.  Don't have room to let it do it's own thing, so have just let two trunks grow. At the last place where we lived there was a hazel at the end of the garden that was at least 15 meters high and just as wide, but garden was 1000 sq.m., this one is only 500 and the house is in the middle.

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A rose by any other name ,,,,,,,,,,

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The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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