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Latest posts by Verdun


Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:37

Oops!  I did post a well done Hostafan but it's not,shown.  Do I still get a free hosta if it's a belated wish????

Japanese anenome

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:34

Yes but no great loss Nut esp if a few back up plants are available

Slug..... Or is it ?

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:31

It's the sort of thing I would do...........

Bare roots perennials - can I put them straight in the border?

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:30

No, never plant out bare roots if small...and they usually are these days.....straight into the garden.  Potted up they will grow faster and do better.   after a few weeks they will romp in warmer soil.  No brainier for me.

Lavender (soil depth)

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:24

Dave, I was more concerned about the drainage.......water may lodge or run into that concrete ledge. It could be great or not so good.  And they are unlikely to survive as long as mine.....I.e. At least 10 years.

Slug..... Or is it ?

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 19:21

Folks.....he's having you on! 

Lavender (soil depth)

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 17:38

You will need 60 cm I reckon but how deep is your soil there?  Can you make a raised bed there?  Maybe a row of blocks or sleepers to raise soil level?  

Slug..... Or is it ?

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 16:55

Those pictures have made me hungry........

Dahlia pot size

Posted: 06/03/2015 at 15:42

Greedy Punkdoc?  Just gave in to temptation and purchased a couple of cream donuts.  Not for me though....just in case A visitor feels peckish

temperature here is around 15 degrees. planted out some violas....had a voucher but gc overcharged me.  They were on offer but the system said no.  Anyway got my offer.


Posted: 06/03/2015 at 13:01

Delightful day....pretty warm.  

got roped into helping my neighbour with his fence and a caller stayed a long time so my planned work in garden hasnt yet happened.  

Had lunch but donuts are calling me..........especially those cream and jam ones.  My local shop supplies extra large ones but it would be piggish of me to eat two of those .....surely? 

Discussions started by Verdun

I love the Royals......

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Last Post: 05/05/2015 at 07:46

Oh dear oh dear,,oh dear......

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Last Post: 04/05/2015 at 09:48

Best herbaceous foliage

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Last Post: 28/04/2015 at 18:31

Am I grumpy cos.....

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Last Post: 17/04/2015 at 10:16

Come in Artjak...your time is up

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Last Post: 09/04/2015 at 20:13

Hey! Looking good

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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 17:56

Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 19:04

a good turn needs to be considered......

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Last Post: 05/04/2015 at 19:38

Serious reminder folks....

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Last Post: 25/03/2015 at 19:45

Smog going to get us?

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Last Post: 19/03/2015 at 17:48

Farmyard manure ....what exactly is it these days?

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Last Post: 15/03/2015 at 21:06

Hey! What happened to eclipse today?

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Last Post: 14/03/2015 at 10:17

How cruel is this?

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Last Post: 14/03/2015 at 13:25

Favourite variety of your plants......

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Anyone growing this? 
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