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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.

Trying to identify a geranium

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 11:52

Hi RC, could it be this one? Plus some other low growing ones.

http://www.aberdeengardening.co.uk/diary/2008/08/geranium-max-frei/

http://www.ehow.co.uk/info_8193505_low-growing-perennial-geraniums.html

http://www.rhs.org.uk/getattachment/9528ad24-c06f-4716-8039-c542f2303e9e/Hardy-Geraniums---Stage-3.aspx

 

 

 

Pics of wild flower verges along roads

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 04:21

Lyn, you mention a scanner for slides. Could you let me know what make/type it is? Thanks in advance.

Lovely photos everyone!

A Cautionary Tale .....

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 04:18

I inherited the following which won't stop spreading without glyphosate: vinca major, lily of the valley and some kind of phlox. Also driving me nuts (no pun intended) are the hazel nut seedlings. Don't mind the aquilegias, nigella, forget-me-nots as they're easy to pull out if in the wrong place.

Hostas

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 17:18

Should be possible provided you take enough soil with it and water it in well in new place.

Any ideas of this plants Id...

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 17:13

I dug up, split and replanted mine last autumn, now have two huge flowering plants. Bought a red one on an auction about 3 weeks ago, the lady dug it up and didn't get all the roots, but it has taken well. Just make sure you don't plant it any deeper than what it was before, they don't like to be deep.

Whats moving our bird seed feeder?

Posted: 08/06/2013 at 06:33

 

 Harsh, but effective.

 

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