Verdun


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Bringing back the Annual!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 18:18

Hiya Ryan,  hmmmm, interesting question.  Not really an annual guy but can I say tomato?  I know you meant flower really 

Least favourite annual must be marigold.  

Sports personality

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 15:44

Andy Murray deserved to win.  Just go back a few months and remember the excitement when he won Wimbledon.  And why we were so pleased about it.  It doesn't matter if he is a little boring....it's about sporting achievement.  If he didn't win this time he never would

christmas parcel

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 15:39

Just received a parcel of plants via FED EX.  Collected amd delivered in one day and tracked easily.  I knew just when it would arrive. 

The post office simply is not competitive now.

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 13:45

Got 2013 calendar half price.      It had December's page missing but  by the time december comes around again I will get 2014 calendar for same deal.  We Cornish aren't daft 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 13:41

Sleet and heavy rain showers....well, some dry spells during the rain!.....cold.  

Gof some grasses coming today.......fun tracking where parcel is.   Wont plant them out until march cos I'm not sure exactly where they will go. Will add couple more new miscanthus varieties too later.  Grassss are so underrated methinks 

 

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 19/12/2013 at 08:05

Hiya gardenjennie

Well done.  Very impressive.  Welcome back

. Do I really give people "hell"?  I will have to behave much better here I think I probably say too much so sorry folks.

 

 

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 22:52

A very good simgle hellebore is lovely.....I have a beautiful yellow for example.  But the doubles too are excellent for me.  A mixture of the two is lovely

I suggest people buy them in flower from GC or online from Ashwoods or woottens where the colour is guaranteed

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 20:42

Ha ha.  Well, Red, I'm sure ??ou will get what you want 

(I've always wanted to "breed" my own hellebore but will try it next spring)

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 20:20

Hey....no not annoyed at all.  I tried to show empathy, that's all, and to try to help you get most from your garden.  Tact is not my strong point ....encouragement not annoyance was meant 

Its not a downfall to think about gardening when not in it.....we all do it.  Well, I do too. Always planning, moving, re-adjusting.  Always seeking "perfection". 

Re hellebores, the new batch will arrive late winter to early spring so "pounce" then for your double red.  The doubles are worth getting though.  

What the heck - my purse isn't big enough - but one can dream

Posted: 18/12/2013 at 19:43

Look, I know what you mean Red. 

In spring the GC will have hellebores in flower. Why not ask if they are expecting doubles?  They should be lot less than £15. Or are there any secreted in their bargain clearance bays?  I found such a shrub recently that way.....the exact thing I wanted at a bargain price of £4 less another 25%.......£3.  Normally £12. 99 I think.

You won't "lose" it.  Or will it have a "mardy".   

I guess I get carried away at times but I really do think a couple of really good plants to flower this season is better value in the long run than buying several for the future.

Domt be anoxious though about your garden.  I have a feeling you will get it just right in a little time.  Enjoy your garden 

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