Verdun


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Chelsea wish list

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:59

I don't recall seeing too much that excited me amongst perennials.  I was disappointed 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:55

Zit.......my skin is too pure to have one 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:50

Well, the rains has arrived.  Been humid and very warm. ,got my propagated verbena rigida plants in.  Think they associate well with geum totally tangerine, anemone wild swan as well as nestling in nicely between 2 hellebores 

Percy, hiya

Eye, lip, gum, toe, bum, tum, ear, leg, arm, gut........

 

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:09

Well, I think we have a few more clues to our characters now 

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:04

Ecky thump   What a clever thing you are Dove.  Yes indeed....if in doubt jump in.  Impressed 

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:03

Ooooooo. What a response.  I'll have to read all the posts and then comment........

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 17:01

Hello gardeningoddess and welcome.  

This is a very friendly forum.......the ladies here gossip as usual about cakes and whatnot ..but think we are quite an informed, varied and cheerful bunch 

Box substitute

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 07:41

Acid soil. Moist.  Dwarf rhododendrons for something different.  Expensive though

I would go for euonymous Emerald n Gold.  I grow them as rounded specimens and as part of a mixed hedge.  Beautiful bright creamy yellow in spring and early summer and turning yellow and green as summer progresses.  Pink tinges in winter.  Easy to shape and control.  I love them.

Berberis atro pur nana is a deciduous purple,,prickly hedge that looks spectacular in the growing season.  Pittosporum Tom Thumb is evergreen and purple and makes a good low hedge too

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 07:31

Another clue to our identity folks.

Acronyms as to how we view life, the garden and people

Mine may well be IIDJI.  Clue.  Impatience.  Impulsiveness.  Forcing the issue.

Prize for correct answer.  It's a hard one.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2014 at 07:22

Hello forkers

Looking good so far.  Bright,,dry warm amd the promise of sun.  .....forecast in few minutes!

No slugs to be seen and nothing apparently eaten.   I'm sure they have feasted on something though....prob found areas I don't explore too much.  As plamts fill in rapidly now there is increasingly less room for my size 11's to tread among.  

Mixed up some labels on agastaches and couple of dahlias so domt know, until they flower, which varieties they are.  A little frustrsting.  I can make educated guesses but patience is better.  

Hope cholesterol tests will be good news for you Dove.  My last test was 3.1........big dairy eater though.....but that was 8 years or so ago.  I will accept that just as I do the time of my last 100 metres....actually yards.  

Hmmm! Rain in the forecast after all 

 

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Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

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Dahliettes.....?

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