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Latest posts by Verdun

who/what has been eating my Red Robin leaves?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 18:28

Weevil damage...prob from last autumn.  

What's flowering in your garden today?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 18:23

Corydallis for me too.  Fritillaries out now.  Witch hazel.  Blue anemones.  Expecting an explosion of colour in next few days with spring like weather due tomorrow.

am confused Panda.  You got elephants' Ears too?  Panda with elephants' ears ???

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 18:11

Punk doc, just got an Audi A1 ...for my niece.  She could have had some great deals on Clio, Peugeot, Citroen, Seat, etc but  had her heart set on A1.  It is a joy to drive and such a classy looking vehicle.  

been a pretty good day weather wise...plenty of sunshine, the odd short lasting shower and the sun was warm.  

Potted on a couple of delphiniums that arrived in the post.  

Got treated to lunch today....always good to eat for free.  

What's flowering in your garden today?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:41

Pelargoniums too.  Oh, and geranium elke is showing an early flower or too. And pulmonaria blue ensign looking good

sunny here but snowing just 20 miles east reflecting topsy turvy weather right now.   Its supposed to be winter until mid week and then spring...yippee! 

Coleonema

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:27

got a couple of Coleonema sunset gold to plant out.  Anyone growing this? ,

I think  this has had a name change but for moment cannot recall it.  I'm already growing this, or at least a variety of it......I think.  Sunset Gold though seems more vigorous so would appreciate any opinions on it 

 

 

What's flowering in your garden today?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:21

Hellebores, snowdrops, daffs.primroses, winter beauty honeysuckle, heathers, arabis,  camelias, couple of euphorbias, at moment but new stuff all the time so getting there.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:09

Snuggers?  Love new words.  However, my bloomin' iPad makes up words for me all the time....and changes spelling!  

Mrsgarden, that grass should be helictotrichon!  

Successful car purchase yesterday ...my niece is very pleased.  Last minute dispute over finance...maybe salesman had slipped up but maybe he tried to sneak in a little extra!  However, a deal is a deal.  

MornIng folks.  Looks like showers and sunshine.  Right now it's looking good.  When I take my dog it will no doubt pour down.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 00:20

Helictootrichon?  Blueish grass around 4' high

not a grass but what about libertia?  Evergreen olive/red/orange leaves and white spring flowers.  Around 3' high.  Maybe ophiopogon nigrescens with it.....black evergreen foliage? 

Hosta's

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 00:14

Usually just mulch

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New garden prog just about plants

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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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Not more photos.....

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Nematodes for carrots....

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Been knipped.......

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There's orangey........

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Flabbergasted....thought I would have a heart attack

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Oh no.....not again...

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Oh eck!

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I love the Royals......

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