Verdun


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Garden Rescue - TV Programme

Posted: 30/07/2016 at 08:21

I don't mind criticism....not at all.  For me  it is simply an opportunity to debate even argue 


however, why criticise when clearly there is every intention to please?  Garden Rescue is an example.  It is on in the afternoons when few can watch it so it has to be recorded.....so, don't record it.  Don't criticise it.  Ignore it. 


It's when criticism is petty that I bristle...whether on the forum or in life.  I am not being " protective" ; I just think the moaner is a pain 

What are these flowers?

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 23:10

And you can divide them too 

Weeds in new lawn....help!!!

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 23:08

Yet again Dave has pinched my words 


Mowing regularly ...not too close; not too high...and regular watering.


I would not apply anything now until next spring.  Then you can apply feed and weed.


for now dont concern yourself about weeds alou 

Dividing lupins

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 23:03

Mpc is fine cos they they wont be permanently in pots.  And after watering they will drain well PP 

My flowers ..

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 22:49

Great pictures folks.  Wot a "jumble" Tetley.  Bloomin' fantastic 

Dividing lupins

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 21:43

PP, I prob lose a quarter but I am impatient and do things in great haste.  If watered well initially they should all take.  My way means large plants that provide foliage this winter .  And more flowers next year 

My flowers ..

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 21:39

Hazel, yes green. A different sort of gaura.  Long, long almost unruly stems but flower earlier than the pink ones and, for me anyway, go on later almost into winter. 

Hellebores

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 20:40

Lovely fidget . You have some beauties there

Hellebores

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 20:39

Never gotten around to posting pics of my hellebores so will make a point of it at flowering time Patsy. Yep!  Wonderful wimter and spring flowers 

Stipa tenuissima

Posted: 29/07/2016 at 20:36

B3, yes they can "lean" over if not planted in as open a position as possible. As dry as possible too.  And as hot as possible.  Grow them in a group of 3 fairly close together; a discreet very short cane will help against the prevailing wind too.  I cut them back hard in spring and divide them in autumn and pot up in 9 cm pots and potted on before planting out.  All this should help to create your desired "trump" look 

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