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Latest posts by Verdun

It's my birthday

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 20:47

Mr Runnybeak......hope you had lots of nice pressies 


Posted: 28/07/2015 at 20:45

Sounds like you had a great day Runny. 

Bishop of Llandaff (dahlia)

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 20:39

All sounds exciting Topbird

Ok...its nasty

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 20:06

Nice one kleipieper


Posted: 28/07/2015 at 20:02

I deleted and then re installed gw forum to recapture smilies and photos....posted couple of photos today to check.  (Ipad)


Posted: 28/07/2015 at 19:31

Hiya punkdoc....welcome back, by the way

P momarchs velvet is new to me is now a must have plant ..

Ok...its nasty

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 19:06


Bishop of Llandaff (dahlia)

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 18:14

Topbird, they all flowered in their first year.  I sifted firstly through the foliage quality and then flower colours

I have lots of hellebores that fill much of the space in winter.  I cut off flowers in spring and room is left for the summer perennials.  It makes for a relatively low maintenance garden.  The wider a border the easier it is I think.  A narrow border is hard work, disappointing at different seasons and every plant has to earn its keep for a long time.

understanding how big a plant will be,,how tall,,how it spreads etc., when its at its best, helps then in putting plants together.  



Bishop of Llandaff (dahlia)

Posted: 28/07/2015 at 16:11

Hey, cheeky.  I'm younger than I am 


Posted: 28/07/2015 at 16:07

If true, that's a shame Dove about Bressingham

never a fan of Red Ace Hosta.  One I did like, Royal Flush, was one I tried for ages to get and it was, for me amyway, a weak grower 


Discussions started by Verdun

Taking life for granted......

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Against all logic.......

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Wont go without a fight....

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Slugs knippimg.......

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Last Post: 28/08/2015 at 11:41

Bit fed up but always a silver lining......

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Last Post: 25/08/2015 at 15:56

An observation.....

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Last Post: 25/08/2015 at 20:35

Mildew free monardas

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Last Post: 25/08/2015 at 19:29

Boring, boring rosesN

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Last Post: 05/09/2015 at 07:24

What will simply not thrive for you....

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Last Post: 14/08/2015 at 16:11

look wot she did to me........

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Last Post: 10/08/2015 at 22:55

Echi what?

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Last Post: 11/08/2015 at 19:09

Such a shame......

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Last Post: 07/08/2015 at 09:37

Even you hard hearts......

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