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Mahonia soft caress

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 17:28

Thanks garden girl ......as a foliage plant do you like it?  I have a feeling it doesn't flower profusely?  What was it like when you bought it?

Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 16:31

No, Dove's ok 

Seaside Home

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 16:10

Could write a very long list here Barney.  Need to know if you're in the south west or on the east coast .....makes a difference 

Mahonia soft caress

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 16:07

Thanks Obelixx.  yes, it does seem to be a little on the tender side but prob ok here.  Charity at the moment  has masses of flowers but not sure if Soft Caress is so prolific.

Help with Foxgloves please.

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 16:01

The colder weather is yet to come Pfuk.  I suspect snails are nibbling there so watch out for,them in the spring when new growth appears.  No, I wouldn't cut any leaves off right now.

Cutting Back Hebe

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 15:58

too big to really control it now I think Jimboss007 although I have done it to a white flowered variety.  It did respond but took a couple of years.  They are so easy from cuttings but I would wait a few weeks yet to do that.

however, if mine I would remove it now.  Plant something more to your own liking.  its a good time of year to clear it away and replenish the soil there then decide what you really want instead 

Onion weed

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 15:52

Thanks Marion.  Pretty comprehensive info there 

Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 15:49

Like your style Charlie. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 15:39

So warm here.....prob 13 degrees. ,just come back from a walk across the Towans to the beach.   However, light drizzle trying to push in now.

dug up an old convolvulus cneorum a few weeks back and replaced it with a yellow leaf santolina.  pittosporum Tom Thumb stands behind and above.  Needs more thought though cos silver grey looked good there esp when blue Linum also flowers there during the summer.  Maybe the curry plant or has anyone got an idea for a low growing silvery plant?

Primroses/Primulas in borders

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 12:40

Lyn, I would cut back your violas.  Give a light feed say end of the month. 

tete a tete?  They will need good light as they die back so can they stay indoors for a while longer?  I would then plant in the garden

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Slugs knippimg.......

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

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An observation.....

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Mildew free monardas

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Boring, boring rosesN

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What will simply not thrive for you....

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

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Echi what?

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

Such a shame......

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Even you hard hearts......

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Last Post: 06/08/2015 at 08:08

Ok...its nasty

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Doomed I tell you.......

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Last Post: 03/08/2015 at 11:10

Is this an arrogance?

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Invasion....no likee

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Oooooooooooo

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