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Latest posts by Verdun

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 08:04

Lovely sunny morning.  Touch of frost too

Will get lettuce planted, onion sets in and peas planted out.

Very late this year with sowing.  Will sow runner beans too.

Time to cut back some hellebores...don't want seeding

Have nice day folks 

Best butterfly plants

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 22:29

Buddleias, of course.

Agastaches...the humming bird plant....attracted bees aNd butterflies last year.  Heleniums too seemed to attract butterflies late in the season.

Volunteer Work

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:00

Lots of respect Mikey.  Sounds perfect 

Eucalyptus gunnii

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 20:56

Happycottontail

Yes, cut it ASAP.

I would prune it to second bottom branch and prune those back too.  A scattering of fish blood n bone lightly raked in will assist rapid growth and a great display of juvenile folkage.

If left it will become a vigorous out of control tree in a year or three

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 20:50

Stacey, just relax. Dont think the worst. 

Quite clearly, ??ou like  crocuses ......enjoy your day 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 20:00

Sorry Dove.  Such sad news.  My mates dad died last week....same night my mum was rushed into hospital .  He died peacefully in his sleep.  

Dove, it's because you are obviously a caring person that you feel as you do.  You can only be there as much as you can I guess.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:31

Been a fantastic day here today.  Lovely n warm.  Still is   Just returned from a walk down to Godrevy lighthouse with my dog.

No gardening.....but behind on normal years....cos visited my mum in hospital.  She was going home today but they decided to keep her in for a couple of days longer.

Sentimental Plants

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:27

I have a couple of sentimental plants in the garden.  They are priceless.  Where else but in your own garden can you keep such wonderful reminders of loved ones?

Volunteer Work

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:24

Mikey,,hard graft there.  Amazing difference at the end. Very satisfying.

I too do some volunteering work....think it's important....but what made you choose this form of volunteering?  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 08:47

Lovely morning here.  Blue sky and sun and warm.

Got a blue shirt on the line above a clump of double yellow daffs.....nice colour combo 

Hope everyone has a good day 

Discussions started by Verdun

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Verdict....your new plants this year

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Last Post: 03/09/2014 at 19:16

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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Last Post: 31/08/2014 at 19:00

It's my birthday

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Roasting

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They're bossing it now........

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Love your garden

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grasses

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Last Post: 16/08/2014 at 23:56

hardy geraniums pictures

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Is mahonia invasive?

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Blue foliage

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

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

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