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Latest posts by Verdun

St John's Wort

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 22:22

No peanuts do full pruning now.  

You can prune in spring or autumn but I prefer autumn that's all

St John's Wort

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:43

I cut mine back hard every year.....always in the autumn for me.  

Three reasons.......firstly it keeps bush compact.  It keeps rust at bay......rust can be a problem on old branches.  It encourages great flowering on a vigorous bush.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:36

Hiya punkdoc, hopefully all will be well.  It's been one awful winter for everyone hasn't it?  So much uncertainty not knowing what further surprises mother nature will provide 

HODSOCK PRIORY

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:32

I guess we will see what you guys look like soon. 

Spring is getting closer.

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:30

I guess March is spring for me.  

Because we have had no cold weather yet I now think we may have a late spring with a cold spell arriving next week or so.  

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:25

Hello FORKERS

Dove, used to love Cheers.  A classic. 

Been nice today but storm coming again. 

Slight issue at foodbank........ungrateful guy demanding so much that I lost it a little.  Told him we weren't a market. (he wanted to exchange some of his goodies for more expensive ones.) and that his food is free so he can't demand anything.  (well, someone asked for a rant earlier so that's mine )

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 12:41

Just time to say hello FORKERS, to see,if,there's any cake on offer and to say its a beautiful day here.

Off to the foodbank to pinch some donuts 

Opal Plum Tree

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 23:24

Gardenbug,

I would,try for as sunny a position as possible. In  a shady position it would likely be more lanky growing I think.  More fruit in sun and more bushy

2014

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 21:10

Keep warm Marion 

Planting in a small gravel boarder

Posted: 10/02/2014 at 21:03

Discussions started by Verdun

Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:25

They're bossing it now........

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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:18

Love your garden

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grasses

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Last Post: 16/08/2014 at 23:56

hardy geraniums pictures

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Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 00:44

Is mahonia invasive?

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Blue foliage

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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 02:44

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

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Last Post: 30/05/2014 at 09:47

Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

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Dahliettes.....?

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Carpenteria californica shaping

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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 23:51

Rubbish mpc

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