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Latest posts by Verdun

Blowing a gale where you are yet?

Posted: Yesterday at 12:16

My impression too Frank, viz., your are a dance expert......No?

......opportunity for a new thread here methinks

Lawn problems

Posted: Yesterday at 00:00

Nothing  will really work.  Stop your dog or live with what he/she does on it.  You can't watch the dog all the time and follow with buckets of water. Anyway, the damage will still be just as bad .  Sorry 

Leylandii

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 23:51

I have done this .....Leylandii last an awful,long time as trunks. ,I erected a tripod of strong galvanised rods with some mesh around the trunks.  I kept spurs around the trunks and planted Montana.  It looks superb in spring and green for most of,the year. However. I would cut trunks  to 6'.  

Stipa Gigantea

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 23:41

Hiya Cangrandmafixit the grit needs to be in the  planting hole really but I had  a gigantea in a damper spot and simply covered it with a sheet of glass suspended above it.  

Empty Space??

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 23:32

Ah! Busy.  I practise the Chelsea chop on mine.   And in mid summer I cut back by a third or so.  So many flowers that it isn't noticed but it makes for a sturdier late summer and autumn plant.  I disagree......not too tall and with real impact.  Mine have stood up to winds and rain without being spoiled.    Amistad has a rich quality of flower that few other salvias have .  

Very long growing season here too producing lush growth ....cutting back therefore is important 

It's my birthday

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 23:21

No, I'm a meat eater .........I'll get my coat 

It's my birthday

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 20:52

Stipa Gigantea

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 20:51

Never good to move any grass right now.  If needs must ........

Cannas

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 20:48

No polytunnel will be good but ...as I said...some fleece to hand too.  As long as they don't get wet

It's my birthday

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 20:46

Not true Fairy.  I was born in September to prove it 

Discussions started by Verdun

Impressions of the posters here

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Last Post: Today at 14:42

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Last Post: 18/10/2014 at 14:30

Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 09:11

Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 19:13

Verdict....your new plants this year

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Last Post: 03/09/2014 at 19:16

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

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Last Post: 31/08/2014 at 19:00

It's my birthday

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Last Post: Today at 12:58

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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Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:56

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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Last Post: 09/06/2014 at 12:44

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: 09/10/2014 at 21:27
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