Latest posts by Verdun

Disappointed in GW response

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 07:32

Alex, I think every one of us agrees with you. It has been a monumental cock-up. 

I think we are all giving it a go but I too have been looking elsewhere.

hopefully in a couple of weeks it will improve.  Forum has become a little bland too prob because of the new system so a few cheery threads folks 

Have I grown too much

Posted: 06/05/2016 at 07:23

Sounds good to me Nut.....

not counted plants in pots but most are perennials in large pots.  Not sure all will get planted but most will

(amazing growth over past 2 days of agastaches planted in the ground......temps night and day now normal or pressure is on to get potted plants planted )

How do you get into your borders?

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 21:47

Well, with difficulty.  Size 11 feet, an impatience and haste to get things done means casualties are possible but generally keeping weeds at bay, a thick mulch and necessary work done before plants fully fill out is the answer for me 

Oh for goodness sake

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 21:04

You upset me there B3.  And you frightened me 

ok, I'll try. sorreeee 

...........think you are right.  We all prefer the old format but we leave or make the best of things now.  Tweaking to improve it apparently in the pipeline. 

edging a lawn

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 21:00

bamboo canes kept in place with ahorter ones then use a half moon edger.  Obviously measure accurately first.

Your new-look forum

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 20:58

wot you hinting at pansy 

Lupins a'flowering

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 20:15

Exciting time of year Victoria......agastaches too budding, delphiniums in flower, dicentras, tiarellas, doronicums, euphorbia polychromas, violas, heucherellas, etc, etc, all flowering.  

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 18:50

Nice one keen......plants are excellent value. Think of the pleasure all summer 

I planted out couple,of,sedums and agastaches and cut lawns.  

Hottest day...19 at least and hotter to come

good news about my old....and most  Visit to vet showed his kidneys are fine and his artnritis can be managed.  Big relief

the forum?  Cant edit so hope this is something the tech guys can sort plus cant enlarge pictures 


Posted: 05/05/2016 at 18:44

Hi christymitchell

firstly does it drain well?  

If so I would turn the whole thing over.

you could rake it and reseed and feed

do you want grass on the narrow side of the path.  If it's sunny there you could plant a row of lavendar or fruit bushes or anything you like 


Posted: 05/05/2016 at 17:34

Possibly because you didn't prune arnell.

funny about seedling flowering....often they take a few years to flower.

i would remove one or two of the oldest branches right down to the ground.  Normally you would prune out the flowered wood too 

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