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Latest posts by Verdun

Leaf curl

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 15:23

Another batten attached to the bottom of polythene and pegged down Chrissy

......the good guys

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 10:51

Jacksons nurseries again equals the good guys.  Received dicentras and Buddleia buzz Magenta this morning. excellent plants perfectly packed and now planted

Fuschia fuss

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 08:23

Fuschias both outside and indoors are growing away well.  A couple of outdoor varteries, tender really, are now showing new shoots. when they're ready  I guess.

however, check for vine weevils

Penstemon & salvia

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 08:20

No BluebellMel your penstemon will be fine.  It's time to do that now.  I cut mine hard to leave 6" or so of stems.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 01/04/2015 at 08:16



Posted: 01/04/2015 at 08:14

Hello forkers 

dry, calm and bright morning.  Very mild.

expecting a plant parcel today...could be 2 

hope everyone has good day 

news to me, but did you know there will be an election of some sort next month.  What's that about ?

Daphne Odora Aureomarginata leaf drop

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 17:43

Maybe a poor clone Clare if fragrance is weak.  

All daphnes though are fickle.....they suddenly die for no apparent reason, thrive in some gardens but suffer in others.  I cannot grow them well but my neighbour grows them beautifully. my soil is richer and my position more protected so???

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 16:40

Look!  Got clock changing wrong, got funeral date wrong, your date wrong Dove, but I am but a simple Cornishman.  


Posted: 31/03/2015 at 16:38

Cut grass, planted hosta delivery and thoroughly enjoyed the sunshine.  The forecast rain and strong winds didn't happen today here anyway.  My face is hot from the sun 

Weather warnings issued

Posted: 31/03/2015 at 16:35

Lovely, beautiful, sunny day.  Here in the Bay there is just a moderate breeze but sun is strong

Discussions started by Verdun

Taking life for granted......

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Against all logic.......

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Wont go without a fight....

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Slugs knippimg.......

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Last Post: 28/08/2015 at 11:41

Bit fed up but always a silver lining......

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Last Post: 25/08/2015 at 15:56

An observation.....

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Last Post: 25/08/2015 at 20:35

Mildew free monardas

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Boring, boring rosesN

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Last Post: 05/09/2015 at 07:24

What will simply not thrive for you....

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Last Post: 14/08/2015 at 16:11

look wot she did to me........

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Last Post: 10/08/2015 at 22:55

Echi what?

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Last Post: 11/08/2015 at 19:09

Such a shame......

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Last Post: 07/08/2015 at 09:37

Even you hard hearts......

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