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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.



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.




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.


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.


sorry me again.. can anyone name these for me....

Posted: 07/06/2013 at 17:12

Thank you, just found another couple of plants to look out for!

O.T. just thought you might like this.

Posted: 06/06/2013 at 17:45

otnorot (toronto?), that is absolutely fabulous, takes me back to when I was young and living in NZ!


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