Latest posts by Verdun

Is there any better foliage ?

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 07:33

You will find space for these joyce 

never grown rodgersias PD simply because my soil is prob not heavy enough.  Have checked out varieties though and been tempted.  But.....if I can grow astilbes I guess Rodgersias will do well too....hmmm!  Maybe I will 

Two questions

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 07:27

Morning flowerlover

no, let those shoots grow for now

sarcoccoca is a wonderful winter shrub.....scent is superb.  Easy dark evergreen that I grow as a sort of topiary...i.e. As a dome.  

How about helleborus Corsicus too?  Pale green serrated leaves, evergreen with pale green flowers late winter and spring?

Batty Bunch

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:53

Runny,,always had convertibles or cars with sunroofs.

can we have a photo of you getting out of your car through your sunroof?   

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends - part 2

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:49

Sorry LP.  It is new to me.  Will be a shock to you all there.  Wish you well. 

Is it manageable?  treatable? 


My Perfumed Bristol Garden in 2016.

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:14

then you are a marvel marion.....huge respect 

Monty - just saying......

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:13

Me too Darren

Runner Beans

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:12

Go on Mr J, if the girls can sow them standing on their heads then you can too. photo though please 

Bloody dandelions

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:10

Dandelions do not "stay in their place".  They seed everywhere offen in the most difficult places.  

I have a delightful "dandelion" in my border...actually a couple.  Doronicum in fact.  Well behaved, long flowering and deserving a place here.

if you love dandelions then grow them but the question derekp posed was " how to get rid of them"?

Is there any better foliage ?

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:04

Yes it does but remember moist soil...

Monty - just saying......

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 19:20

We should leave Monty alone many threads have there been about him?  one minute he is hated the next his health is of concern and the next he is the most popular guy in the world.  Not easy to cope with such personal intrusion.  How would you like it?

for me he does a good job and is a good guy presenting a prog about my hobby. I don't probe into his life 

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