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Latest posts by Verdun

Maintenance only anyone?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 19:59

Fierce Fairy 

I know how to put oil in my cordless mower and how to oil my brakes 

Mock Orange

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 19:19

Wot....a dictionary plant pauper?  

Talkback: How to lift and divide hemerocallis

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 19:16

Ellen,,lovely colour 

Mock Orange

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 17:06

Ha ha 

Mock Orange

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 16:59

You copied me Philippa 

Mock Orange

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 16:56

You copied me Dove........

Mock Orange

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 16:50

Betty you are cutting off the flowering wood. So the solution is simple....leave it alone until it flowers in June or so. Then prune out the flowered stems back to new shoots.  To reduce fhe height of your mock orange trace one or two or three of the old stems....the greyish wood stems is a give away.....right back to the ground.  Do this every year and you will have a denser more compact plant 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 16:46

Yvie, cannas are an addiction.  Be warned    I grow quite a few 

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 15:28

Hmmmm!  Windy and wet to come...Guess it's the junk food today!  However, it will still be warm 

Another grass lifted and divided.  Gaillardias potted up too.  Grass done.  

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 04/10/2015 at 13:21

Will cut grass soon

dug up a large phormium sundowner earlier.  Divided, potted up and replanted.  A mass of roots and foliage.  Although a piece has been replanted this will be an area to revamp to include some plants waiting to move in

pulled out another couple of tomato plants....every single tomato has ripened and provided fruit for several weeks now. 

well, it's dry.  But sunshine?  No not really today.  Cooler.  Autumnly feel.  Almost a shock to the system after such a warm spell of weather.  And rain to come

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let's remember our birthdays folks 
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A REAL SCARE.......a body

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Oh no.....NOT AGAIN

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WATCH OUT...........

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Perennials in 9 cm pots.....go for 'em now

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Anyone growing Colocasia Black Coral?

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3 new garden progs this week.......

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Anemone RUFFLED Swan

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David Bowie

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Compassion yes....but get real folksThe

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The best onions from seed.....

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Forget the winter, wot you gettin?

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