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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 08:44

and how come I only have left handed socks ?  Life is soooo confusing 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 08:40

Another brill morning.......warm already

What a lovely time of year in the garden......rich colours everywhere. Agree with Monty  when he said the "autumn" light brings out the full colours.  However, it still is very much summer but I guess light levels are diminishing 

Have good day everyone 

Rhododendrons

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 23:29

Tordi, how old is your plant?  New purchase or been in the  garden a while?

Looking at your leaves will indicate if there is a deficiency of iron,,magnesium, etc.  a simple spray of Epsom salts will rectify the latter. 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:19

Bamboogie, ??ou seem to enjoy plants I do.  

Removing hedychiums actually was quite a workload.  3 year old plants had huge woody and very lomg and deep roots.  Main issue was that nothing else could grow in an increasingly large area .  I guess cannas do something similar too so I divide these every 2 or 3 years 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:11

Yes, it's important to look forward but the past is important too.  I have this argument with my brother who has no sentiment for the past or the people of the past.  He has the same attitude to the present ....and the future?  lily Pilly, I disagree.  We are not the only omes who matter 

Folks.  This thread is apart from garden matters.  Those who don't like it do not need to read it but many of us will value it I think. 

Cutting Back Penstemons

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:26

Lulu, try perlite mixed with mpc ......

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:25

Oh dear!   What about my nighttime arsony behaviour ?  

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:21

Nice hedychiums ....down here they spread too too much.  Had various varieties and gave them to a friend who has acres.  So I still get to see them.  For me they also,have nice scent 

Bamboogie, lovely garden 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 19:07

Great idea KEF

lets use this unique thread. I've recently aired my concerns about  my mum and will post them here in future 

Cutting Back Penstemons

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 18:00

Penstemons are not really great after 2 or 3 years.  Cuttings taken over the summer will produce good flowerimg plants next year, better year after and then decline.  

I remove flowered stems as offen as possible ......not doing so reduces the flowering capacity.  

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

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Love your garden

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grasses

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hardy geraniums pictures

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

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

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Dahliettes.....?

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Carpenteria californica shaping

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Rubbish mpc

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