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Latest posts by Verdun

It's my birthday

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 19:29

I'vw been really good today Gertie.  I was only notty last week 

Garden Wall..

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 18:42

If its sunny how about osteospermum? A cascading rosemary too would look good there....get one with bright blue flowers.  If it's not too cold check out convolvulous cneorum.....a silver cascading and mound forming beauty with glistening pure white summer flowers.  All these like good drainage.  nepeta too would grow there.

for the lower part.....artemisia? lily....?  A grass like stipa arundinacea?  Lavendar? Crocosmia?



Posted: 06/09/2015 at 18:26

Now that's something I don't grow...grapes. Nearly planted a field of them once....well part of one.  A friend's field ....sloping and south facing.  Facing St Michael's Mount actually.

pear tree

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 17:56

One pear is not enough AEE 


Posted: 06/09/2015 at 17:54

Bit shorter, more robust Dove

What to plant in front garden beds/borders?

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 17:52

Excellent BRISTOL86......,many of those I like very much.  Methimks you are going to enjoy your garden 

Enjoy your wine...well deserved 

Herbs - Pots or In The Soil

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 16:20

Agree...herbs outside and in the ground rather than in pots, except for mint which needs to be restrained

It's my birthday

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 16:09

Spike's birthday yesterday.....12.     He had loads and loads of treats .  A precious old man he is too 

mine tomorrow.......I'm expecting loads and loads of treats 


Posted: 06/09/2015 at 16:05

Nice of him though Runny 


Talkback: 10 cosmos to grow

Posted: 06/09/2015 at 16:01

For really impressive cosmos at this time of year, keep some plants back and grow large in 3 litre pots.  Pinch regularly.  Plant out in mid summer and you will have cosmos, as I have, about 4 to 5' tall.  tall cosmos flowers at this time create quite a feature. 

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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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