Latest posts by Verdun


Posted: 24/01/2014 at 16:45

Hiya fidget, 

No I think that's just  re your helebore breeding.  I'm imto the same thing.  To develop your own cultivar is brilliant.  I want to do the same.

Tracey, I'm not bonkers    The piskies  at the bottom of my garden think I'm the bees knees........never seen a bee's knee though come to think of it. 

Can't bribe me with matter how much choc or cream....and beer.  I'm impervious to such flatulence    



Posted: 24/01/2014 at 13:01

Flowersfor bees

Difference of opinion here so look into this very carefully.  Look at the pros and cons and then make up your own mind.

One other consideration.    The cost.  Fargesias are expensive.  

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 11:39

Busy, sorry.  missed that news about your great nephew.  

I think a few on the forum have had great news about cancer both before xmas and after.


Posted: 24/01/2014 at 11:36

Dove, when young, chysauster was a place to go in the dark, or full moon or when very foggy. I actually saw piskies ...they were trying to ,get my lager I'm sure of that.....chasing rabbits. And they kept tripping me up as well.  Maybe they were the wild haggi and not rabbits.

This has been such an education for me today.  


Posted: 24/01/2014 at 09:12

Well I am but a simple Cornishman. 

Always ready to learn something......Begonias I grow are from corms .....more rounded, sponge like opposed to those that do form more usual roots.  

True, some begonias are called "tuberous" and these do form roots or tubers not something I grow too much of.

Come on you begonia experts .......some education here for us perhaps 



Posted: 24/01/2014 at 08:55

Selling haggis Tracey?  

Will make sure weather is great for you 

Vance Miller

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 08:52

If only he knew this sort of plugging turns people off 

Will block now 

Camera Corner

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 08:50

....those genes have lasted all this time Lily, according to KEF.  They don't make clothes like that anymore ........oops! I'll get my coat .....


Posted: 24/01/2014 at 08:47

Ooo, thanks Dove.     Seeing a bunch of folk today who are quite academic so you can be sure I will inform them of the wild haggis here in Cornwall. I needed to find something to impress them and I think this is just the ticket.  

Best way to i.d this plant?

Posted: 24/01/2014 at 08:43

Welcome to the forum Luke.  

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