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My wee garden!

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:38

Oh!  Better thread than I thought.........not about an outside lav after all    .......ok, ok, I'll get my coat. 


Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:35

........just to say.  Looking for summer scent by your front door?  I have heliotrope (Chatsworth) in several pots and the scent of vanilla and cherry from them is intoxicating 


Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:30

.....well, enjoy it Dove 

Talkback: Euphorbia and lime heather pot display

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:28

Yes.....euphorbia Polychroma   Carex carex.

This is a lovely variety.  Deciduous though but early spring through to now it forms a mound .....60 cm or more high....of acid yellow flowers.  Nice pale green foliage but, as with all euphorbias, watch out for the sap when cutting the faded flowers. Wonderful contrast next to berberis atro nana.  

Better In the ground.  Not really a pot plant, ESP with its toxic sap.


Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:22

Morning KEF...hope you have good day. 

You got rain Dove!   Oh dear!    Looking brighter by the minute here.    Wish I could change it over for you so that I get rain instead.   No, seriously.  I mean that most sincerely  

I don't believe it.

Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:18

Aaaagh!  Not a thread to read over brekkie. 


Posted: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

Very humid.  Cloudyish. Dahlias growing fast every day and night now...the difference noticeable plus buds now appearing.  

Committed to taking a friend to a nursery this morn so that's an inconvenience   (bought ought something where would I put it?)

Feature plant

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 23:53

A Phormium would be nice. ,there are some superb varieties out there now.  Sundowner is excellent upright with red and pink leaves,,dazzler more cascading and dark maroon,,   Yellow Wave, well yellow and cream delight is a medley of yellows amd creams. 

new member just joined

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 19:46

Ok, the second one 

new member just joined

Posted: 06/06/2014 at 19:46

Hello missflowerlover,

As the most important and most humble one here, may I be the first to welcome you to the forum.  Pleased to meet you 

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Come in Artjak...your time is up

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Hey! Looking good

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Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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a good turn needs to be considered......

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Serious reminder folks....

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Smog going to get us?

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Farmyard manure ....what exactly is it these days?

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Hey! What happened to eclipse today?

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How cruel is this?

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Favourite variety of your plants......

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Anyone growing this? 
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Associating hydrangea limelight,

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Unusual red hot pokers......

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Mahonia soft caress

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