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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.

crocosmia masoniorum?

Posted: 24/04/2013 at 17:21

If it was me I'd wait and see what it turns into. If it's a thug you can still dig it up and cut of any seed heads. It might have lovely flowers, in which case it would be a shame to throw it out.

Losetto tomatoes

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 19:53

I would say not more than 3 in a 12" basket. Losetto grows to about 12" wide. Any more and the roots won't have enough room.

EVIL Japanese Anemone

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 16:15

Strange you should say that about the pink ones Obelix. I've got two nice clumps which have been in the same spot for at least 15 years and have never spread, but the white ones, in a dry bed between a huge magnolia and a large red hazel where nothing else will grow , increase regularly. I just pull out what becomes too much.

I seem to remember that a few weeks back, someone on the forum said never plant anything with the word japanese in the name, you'll never get rid of it!

Help I used evergreen 4 in 1

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 12:26

Try again Brian, press green submit reply button under comments window, NOT Enter button on keyboard!

Is this Sooty Canker Fungus?

Posted: 23/04/2013 at 12:23

Try again Melsey, press green submit reply button under comments window, NOT Enter button on keyboard!

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