Verdun


Latest posts by Verdun

Lawn Edging Options

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 22:00

.....but with an ever decreasing lawn Lou 

mind you, it is a satisfying process.  

box hedge to wide and leaning over

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 21:56

Well done 

Fruit Cage

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 21:53

folks......membrane for paths.  Avoid it like the plague elsewhere.  

If you can see the worms under your fabric Busy I can only ask HOW?    the only area possibly exposed to air and sun and life is where plants are immediately planted 

 

Oh no.....NOT AGAIN

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 21:07

Where would we be without flumps Tetley?  go for it 

Fruit Cage

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 19:36

Strawberry mats are fine Aster though straw is supposed to be better. 

How can a certain plant website get away with charging so much !

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 19:34

If there is a special or certain plant you want, research it for price and size.  Then go for it wherever it is.  

Football

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 19:30

Arsenal have had their chances and blown them all.  They have some tough games to come and could lose them all. Man United are coming good, Spurs too and Man City.  leicester will make top 4 at least 

spring come to early

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 19:13

Bulbs that have flowered will not flower again this spring.  It will be a different look to spring I think.

those perennials not cut back and allowed to flower to this point .....many will have done....will not flower as well next summer I think.  They need a decent spell of resting and recovery to flower so profusely again.  

Wallflowers have some flowers but seem to be holding back just a tad with full blown flowers so I think they and stocks will give plenty of colour.  

Masses of crocus flowering now.......more than ever, unfortunately.  For me they are a weedy over rated "thing" 

cutting of an yucca

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 19:00

Fruit Cage

Posted: 03/02/2016 at 18:27

Fabric kills the soil Busy.   Not wildlife friendly/truly organic as birds are denied access to soil pests etc.  It prevents rotation of crops. A thick living mulch between rows is so much better on every count.

I have removed fabric on a number of occasions to reveal an awful looking wormless soil.  The plants growing through it mostly aged very quickly.  A turned over and forked in compost treatment has worked wonders 

we differ Busy!   But that's gardening 

Discussions started by Verdun

Geoff Hamilton

 
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Last Post: Today at 14:18

They wont catch me......

 
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Last Post: 26/07/2016 at 21:26

Wow!

 
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Oh dearie me!

Hand slipped and...... 
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Last Post: 20/07/2016 at 13:55

Think about it now.........

Leatherjackets in lawns 
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Last Post: 21/07/2016 at 09:18

The longest flowering perennial is........

 
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Sanguisorba

 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 08:56

Caution! Virus

 
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Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 13:21

Fowl treatment or wot?((

 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 21:36

Is Cornwall the best or is Cormwall the best?

 
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Last Post: 15/05/2016 at 12:08

Modules v insitu

 
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Last Post: 23/07/2016 at 06:21

Why did Chris do that?

 
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Last Post: 13/05/2016 at 08:37

My first

 
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Last Post: 12/05/2016 at 21:07

The green of spring

 
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Last Post: 11/05/2016 at 15:47

Ok, not gardening but womderful

 
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