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Latest posts by Verdun

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/08/2014 at 08:30

No, Bekkie.  Domt be greedy......do,??ou know how much butter is?

Lovely morning.  Just a little rain here last night. ,still very warm

Same here Clari......my nose is looking like a tomato.   My cherry toms though......prob couple of days more for bigger ones.

Oh! Spoke too soon....looking dark out there suddenly

Astrantia Addict

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 21:36

Sure they will,be just fine.  Not a fan of bare roots though. Roma is nice though.....flowers well 

Hardy plants

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 21:30

Lynsey....those that slugs don't like?   If you have some decent soil that's holds some moisture look at the acteas

Mine are about to flower and when they do I will post a picture..  Beautiful dark architectural foliage and flowering at a height of 6' they are superb

Aster frikartii monch usually is free of slugs

Anemone wild swan too

Verbenas.....rigida, homestead purple and bonariensis

Salvias like guaranitica and uliginosa seem untroubled by slugs as are agastaches.  I find scabious fairly resistant too

Heucheras, brunneras and bergenias.  For me astrantias and astilbes seem untroubled by slugs.

Cannas, artemisias, euphorbias, helichrysum, eryngiums, gazanias, lychnis, nepetas, libertias .........all seem not to be attacked  and provide good colour and shape 

Astrantia Addict

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:55

Supernoodle, were they named varieties?  But they need moisture and bare root right now isn't ideal.  When growing next spring they should be better.

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:50

And if you dice it ??ou get pI squared. 

Flowers

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:47

Yes labradouble they should be fine.  You did right thing.  Keep your receipt though 

My fushia looks 'woody'

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:45

Difficult sometimes watering in pots.  This very hot weather really means thorough drenching twice a day if compost doesn't hold enough moisture.  My plants in containers are watered twice a day if sunny.

It's my birthday

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 20:41

So...........today is Philippa's day 

My fushia looks 'woody'

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 19:30

Lynsey, did you prune this spring? 

sacrilege or what?

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 19:28

Salino, it's a prog I like to watch on my own too....GW 

Discussions started by Verdun

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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Dilemma........wot to choose?

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For Stacey and others absent at mo...

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Preposterous question....

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It's a big worry......

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Now then, now then....

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