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gardeners world

Posted: 19/01/2016 at 16:33

Any lager?  Cheese too Dove? 


Posted: 19/01/2016 at 16:30

For a moment I thought you were talking about Prince Harry...white belly??

pretty good weather today...some sun. succombed to temptation and ordered anemone Ruffled Swan.  Have to skip on my donuts to pay for them . Maybe get a stall on local market and sell some plants

apparently some clones of Wild Swan were disappointing....touch wood mine will comtinue to flourish.


Anemone RUFFLED Swan

Posted: 19/01/2016 at 13:07

Been and dun it  ordered Ruffled Swan.     Hmmm!  Now where to put it?  

Anemone RUFFLED Swan

Posted: 19/01/2016 at 12:44

They need moisture though Lou and decent soil 


Posted: 19/01/2016 at 12:43

Yes bluebell, relax.  Leave it alone

frost will pay a visit and those blackened leaves will drop.  In a few weeks' time, in March, cut off those old flower heads to a pair of buds just below Dave has said  

Nature will take care of your hydrangea for now 

Anemone RUFFLED Swan

Posted: 19/01/2016 at 12:24

Yes, I know you can't grow Wild Swan JIMMY.  Shame cos it's such a beauty.  

Deliberating back and forth about Ruffled Swan....little voice is nagging me to go for it 

Anemone RUFFLED Swan

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 21:33

Haven't had a donut for a few days a thing for saffron cake again Tetley. 

I think JIMMY struggles with Wild Swan . thrives for me tho 


Posted: 18/01/2016 at 21:15

Glad you are feelng well again WW 

just watched a prog about stem cell treatment for MS.  What a wonderfui hope  for any with MS.  Sufferers were walkimg, swimming, cycling and more since participating in the project.   There are exciting developments for cancer and diabetes too.  


Anemone RUFFLED Swan

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 21:06

Don't shoot me JIMMY.  I'm reeeeeeeelly sorry 

Victoria, not just taller but shaggier flowers and more vigorous spreader by the sound of it.  Wild Swan is great for me....JIMMY prob Ruffled is tempting me 

gardeners world

Posted: 18/01/2016 at 20:24

Not me . I resemble that remark caroline 

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