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Latest posts by Verdun

Tomatoes

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 19:11
Yes, I do. But take lower leaves esp below flower trusses

It was almost a perfect garden

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 17:37
That's heartbreaking Rinus.
In contrast here all is fine. No damage. Simply refreshed the garden.
Wasnt much of a storm here either.....prolonged rain....heavy for many hours.
Hopefully when you do decide to clean it up it won't be as bad as you think now.

Is this tomato blight?

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 17:31
Ok, we live and learn. Never heard of timber rot. Will check it out

salvia hot lips,

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 17:29
All the microphylla type salvias are pretty indestructible until it is your last and most treasured one so be sensible and take every precaution to keep it Caroline.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 17:26
Got to say all my agastaches are the stars right now.
Mind you we are in the season of riches now........so many plants vying for attention

White Dianthus "Memories"

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 17:22
Grow it too. Think it was a new plant 3 or 4 years ago. Wonderful scent.
I try to regularly deadhead but it flowers so profusely...as most dianthus do.....so I often hack all,the stems back.
I think it is important to have a good healthy air flow around the plant so removing stems to the base is important.
That,"whitish brown" happycottontail , is mildew I think caused by your plant getting too dry so a good watering now and then should help. Cut off all affected parts to leave nice clean foliage

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 17:15
Beautiful day....perfect response to yesterday's rain.

Escallonia

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 11:55
I get the impression of a layer of rock there Lunaria???

J Parkers let down

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 11:53
Not folowed Jo? Not even a teeny bit? A teeney weeny bit?.......sad smilie face!

salvia hot lips,

Posted: 25/07/2015 at 11:49
Unless its been there for a few years hotlips is easy to move Caroline
I often cut it back a little at this time to keep it compact and floriferous and for cuttings
Prepare a hole before you dig yours up and trim branches back....its not crucial by how much.....and water it well. I like to make a rim of soil around the plant to hold the water. After a say or two level out the rim

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Ok...its nasty

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Doomed I tell you.......

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Is this an arrogance?

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Invasion....no likee

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Oooooooooooo

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Disappointed ..

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Love your garden in the sunniest county !

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Spring onions

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Oh come on......

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Alan's new series

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When is a scented rose not......?

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WHAT IF.........

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Why I resort to online purchases....

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