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Posted: 31/10/2015 at 18:30

Phenomenal team.  NZ .......have to admit......are even better than Cornwall, the champions of england 

caring for salvia uligonosa during winter

Posted: 31/10/2015 at 18:27

Uliginosa is hardy for me.  Loves lots of moisture in summer but not in winter.  Mine are still flowering. the only downside is that uliginosa can be anyway.

think Nut may be correct.....dry summers not good for uliginosa. 

For me the stems remain woody in winter but being without leaves cutting back in autumn will do no harm......mark where it grows.

mulching will protect in winter and help comserve moisture in summer

for me uliginosa makes very large clumps


Posted: 31/10/2015 at 08:19

I suppose I will have to.........I see....??  ice cream goes off in a few days if not consumed 

right, off to hospital to take "essential" girlie stuff up.....


Posted: 31/10/2015 at 07:53

Hello forkers

lovely, lovely morning.  Warm, sunny, dry and no wind.  Enjoyable walk to the beach. 

Niece kept in last night.  Now told she will be kept in over the weekend.  Picked up an infection at hospital.  If you want an infection go to your local hospital!!!

a little experiment during the summer.......cut a miscanthus back hard to create a shorter plant without affecting flowering. Now flowering so it seems an option in future.  

Sounds a life of luxury there Pat.....nice 


Posted: 30/10/2015 at 18:14

All for meeeee Runny.  Yum, yum....oh, for my niece  she was supposed to be first on the list but didnt go in until 4.  Now she is in Recovery still waiting for a bed.  have to ring again soon

Another female driver?  Nooooooooo, er I mean that's great 


Overwintering begonia tubers

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 16:28

Dont eat the corms tho Colin 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 13:53

Leaf it alone Victoria 


Posted: 30/10/2015 at 13:44

Oh yes.....masses of ice cream.  Some for my niece too 

Leycesteria formosa--advice please

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 13:37

The great Verdun, er Christopher Lloyd, said yellow is the colour of spring B3.  It announces the end of gloomy winter big time 


Posted: 30/10/2015 at 13:29

No Runny, don't even click on it.....

niece having a tonsillectomy right now.  More nervous than she is.  Should have been 2 days ago but hospital cancelled on the day.  She is 22's that for timing?  Looks like a couple of weeks of pain and discomfort and hunger.  Anyway,,we all tucked into her birthday cake at midnight plus some sillyness.  

Very warm, dry.  My Echibeckias are still flowering.....cross between echinaceas and rudbeckias.  prob grow them next year with blue elymus magellanicus.  Would post a picture but too lazy 

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