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Posted: 15/05/2015 at 17:54

Well,,that's it.......will get trilliums to plant next to some hellebores.  Rich deep soil and I can create some shade.  Womder why those three leafed three petalled plants are called Trillium.  Any ideas folks ? 

The Great Chelsea Garden Design Challenge

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 17:49

Not seen the final yet

 can you imagine Ann Marie and Carol Kleine presenting a prog together? The hype, the excitement, the hair, the loud colours............

Before & After

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 17:43

excellent Nicky.  Impressed 

New Pond & Related Plants

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 14:06

That is small Newboy

I would have a small water lily and Houttynia chameleon.   A small fern, astilbe, I like libertia too or carext nice to have this where it can reflect in the pool...and primulas.  


Posted: 15/05/2015 at 13:56

Fidget, I am jealous.  Want trilliums too but probably here it's too open and sunny.  Can provide some shade but not enough I think 

Frosts ?

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 13:54

Its not just frost.....very cold weather, biting wind, can wreak havoc with young plants.

Flabbergasted....thought I would have a heart attack

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 13:12

Wot?  Wot did I say???? 

Flabbergasted....thought I would have a heart attack

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 12:41

almost choked on my sausage roll ......a headline in my electronic newspaper said "women are better drivers than men". 

I'm still shaking as I type this.  

The powers that be need to control such horrendous statements that kids could be reading.........

Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 12:36

Brilliant there Busy giving out free plants.  All gardens open to the public give freebies.  It's a new european directive 


Posted: 15/05/2015 at 11:59

My astrantia superstar will arrive on Tuesday.  Will make a white mound alomgside a group of rudbekias forefronting helenium moreheim beauty.

potted on yellow voltage osteospermums

my severely cut back aeonium schwarzkopf now sprouting everywhere.  

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Against all logic.......

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Wont go without a fight....

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Slugs knippimg.......

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Bit fed up but always a silver lining......

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An observation.....

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Mildew free monardas

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Boring, boring rosesN

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What will simply not thrive for you....

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look wot she did to me........

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Echi what?

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Such a shame......

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Even you hard hearts......

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