Latest posts by Verdun

Marguerite seeds, Argyranthemum frutescens

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 21:03

Cuttings for me too....easy.  The plants are usually perennial down here but best fresh every year.   Why do seeds when you can take cuttings? 

Lamprocampnos Spectabilis 'Alba' (Dicentra)

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 19:15

Their reputation for hating their brittle roots disturbed is unfounded as far as I am concerned.  They divide and regrow very quickly so I have a few white as well as pink varieties

Yes one and the same Fairy 

Birthday thread

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 18:18

Ive bumped it up Lyn 

Lamprocampnos Spectabilis 'Alba' (Dicentra)

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 18:17

Available in a few weeks Elusive ...spring 2016.    Paddocks will charge less for,postage too if just one plant.  Email them or phone.  They are accommodating

Available too from ebay If you can't wait 


Posted: 16/03/2016 at 18:05

Birthday thread Lyn 

Should i remove or leave young growth on bareroot rose

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 17:29

C3k, I would prune out all weak will amount to nothing.  prune the rest to as low as possible...if you see buds try to prune to outward facing omes to produce a nice open bush 

Lamprocampnos Spectabilis 'Alba' (Dicentra)

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 17:25

Paddocks plants have it for a fiver Elusive 

paddocks are first class 

Lamprocampnos Spectabilis 'Alba' (Dicentra)

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 17:25

Paddocks plants have it for a fiver Elusive 

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 16:38

Best wishes Chicky   

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 16/03/2016 at 15:30

Cloudy but warm morning but sunny now....really very pleasant.   No wind here either 

Cut a hedge and other stuff for a friend this morning and now trimming large eunymous, pittosporum Irene Patterson and pruning here.  Grow these and other evergreens as cones or mounds.  Very satisfying shaping them 


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