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Posted: 22/07/2015 at 07:28

hello forkers 

cloudy, warm and dry but the odd shower is likely this morning.

have good day folks 

The Instant Gardener

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 23:36

Got,them recorded but it doesnt look like they're worth watching

Plants for containers in full sun

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 23:34


How about helichrysum...the curry plant?  Beautiful silver mound loves the sun.  Nepeta will thrive there. Artemisia powys castle.  Arctotis will love hot sun.  Aeoniums. Felicias. How about a grass?  Stipa tennuissima will love hot dry comditions plus it will add movement by billowing and swaying in the slightest breeze.

non-flowering abelia

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 21:02

Abelias flower late Lulabelle.  Give it a chance. 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 20:54

Extra donuts DD?  Well alrighty then 

just had a huge steak plus dessert.  Full up.  Full to bloating.....just a bowlful of strawberries and clotted cream now.  If they're not eaten now I can't get more tomorrow

increasingly pleased wifh my hydrangea limelight.  Lime green flowers will turn fluffy white soon. currently in the shadow of dierama Guinevere.


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 20:47

Welcome back Pentillie.


Posted: 21/07/2015 at 20:01

Envious the fosters. that is a hydrangea I have long coveted but I do not have acid soil

Before you put into a is definitely better in the ground,if conditions are right.  Is there another spot in your garden you can use?  Test ph there.

if you need to pot it get as big a comtainer as possible. use john innes ericaceous compost in preference to ericaceous mpc.

and use rain water not tap water

Wilting oregano and parsley!

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 19:40

Possibly carrot fly on parsley but not of planted very recently.

my parsley does well on normal to dry soil. ,

What ate my leucanthemum flowers?

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 13:52

My favourite leucanthemum Leymoor Lad.  I have a couple and they will grow taller in better soil.  

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 21/07/2015 at 12:39

Hey lass, looking lovely 

Discussions started by Verdun

Why has a thread disqppeared? Who decided?

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who cares who wins?

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Just a suggestion...

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Don't be scaredy cat.....

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Drat those chains.....

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Wot's it all about.....?

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Last Post: 08/11/2015 at 18:32

"Experts" we go again

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Best late flowering clematis?

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What new plants will you be trying?

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White foliage?

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Is this really cruel?

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Taking life for granted......

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Against all logic.......

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Wont go without a fight....

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