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belle etoile

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 19:19

Can you plant them in different parts of the garden tina? They will make a large not too  attractive mass when not in flower. 


Posted: 07/07/2015 at 19:15

Runny if you tap the picture a couple of times it will publish right way round. I will figure it out but tend to think it is something to do with the forum settimgs and apple.



Posted: 07/07/2015 at 19:09

I would do it now.  Use john innes ericaceous.  Water well.  If it gets very hot drape a fleece over it if necessary but I think it will be fine. 

Silver brachyglottis

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 19:04

Pruned too soon penelope. After flowering.  Cut back to buds or ahoots but not too hard back To make a nice tidy dense grey dome

belle etoile

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 19:01

Prob grow well in excess of 7' tina.  4' is not likely. after flowering just remove the flowered stems back to new shoots.  You need to give them reasonable space or they will look awful esp if you try to prune simply to reduce size


Posted: 07/07/2015 at 18:56

Agree,,keep blueberries really well watered.

Bit  slow on the uptake it blue blueberries seem to be disappearing and then it dawned when I saw my local friendly blackbird there.  A net is now in place.

picked my second peach too.  Had an asda label for some reason. No, seriously twere my own

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 18:45

Thanks Winter.  

It's  the camera on the ipad....haven't figured it out yet why pictures publish upside down. However, if you press the photos twice they  enlarge and publish as normal.  Yes, my phone takes lousy photos that I am never happy with so I guess I will persevere with ipad for the quality


Posted: 07/07/2015 at 18:38

Runny, I taught them all i know so dont mind who of my protegees wins 

be nice if Murray wins but I dont think he will

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 18:30

Topbird, eulhorbia rubra cragieburn.....think its an improvement on usual rubra.  Anemone white swan...ironically I had just cut that back for fuller flush later. It has been superb since May.  Heuchera Obsidion.  Think the astrantia is hadspen blood....I have so many.   Carex Testacea.


Posted: 07/07/2015 at 18:03

Lovely at times.  

lot of time taken up with sorting issues for my stroke affected cousin.  Hospital spoke about discharging him in a day or so but his son asked me to intervene.  To cut a lomg story short we have arranged 3 or 4 sessions of apeech therapy and same for physio on his arm and for him to remain in hospital for a week to 2 weeks lomger.  Despite his stroke being over a week ago he has had NO therapy or physio.  .???  Fun n games trying to see a doc too........mild aggression helps to get things sorted

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