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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 18:59

Yvietevie,, that's ok...wild swan instead of toilet rolls.  Fantastic plants you will not regret buying. I use newspaper now. Saving money but it's the ink stains on my bottom   Not good for my ego 

Busy day.  A few meetings today including another about my mum.  She was on good form today when I saw her.   A nursing home has been agreed and mum will prob move in tomorrow.  

Been lovely and very warm again.  

How do I get to the next stage from cuttings to fully grown plant

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 13:20

Hiya fender

If  3 or 4 weeks back, I would have  have said pinch out growing tips.  However, I would now leave them as they are.

In spring, when new shoots are seen, I would pot on and pinch back.  I would pinch back a few times after that too to secure a bushy dense plant.

......the good guys

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 08:48

Chicky, for the very best start, your plants  need to spend some time in Cornwall.  I will be happy to assist 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 08:45

Such a lot of worries ......best wishes for,everyone involved.  I guess we take each day as it comes and maybe not worry too much about the next day.  Not easy though is it?

Hopefully this thread will give continue to give support, advice and general encouragement.  Almost feel I know so many here now so I am concerned 

sickly sedum

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 08:35

I thought same thing fairy......Alf,,have you been watering during the summer?

Welcome to the forum Alf 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/09/2014 at 08:28

Morning all  Sunny bright but just a touch of chill in the air 

Hope everyone has good day 

What plant is this please?

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:08

Looks like artemisia dracunculus to me.  It also sounds like it from your description of root system Poppy Girl .  I would get rid of it 

Salic Flamingo

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:03

That's a good idea Matty 

To cut back or not to cut back...

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 20:01

Agree with ??ou Joe.  Frost on hardy perennials is beneficial I think. 

Collapsing Cosmos

Posted: 24/09/2014 at 19:57

Looking good  Alan 

Discussions started by Verdun

Am I grumpy cos.....

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Come in Artjak...your time is up

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Hey! Looking good

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Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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a good turn needs to be considered......

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Serious reminder folks....

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Smog going to get us?

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Farmyard manure ....what exactly is it these days?

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Hey! What happened to eclipse today?

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How cruel is this?

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Favourite variety of your plants......

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Coleonema

Anyone growing this? 
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Associating hydrangea limelight,

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Unusual red hot pokers......

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Mahonia soft caress

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