Latest posts by Verdun

Riddle me

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 11:05

Ok, mrs garden.  When you next get the post have a good look at the envelope.  Frankly you will be impressed.  

Removing privet hedge

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 11:01

Can we have a picture please?  Did you ever see those videos from USA?  These guys were determined to pull up a tree and ended up with a busted vehicle and demolished house. 

James, I have always managed to remove stumps, ESP conifers.  Digging, trenching, crow barring, root cutting, pulling, puffing, cursing......they aren't too deep rooted in the main.  the sheer satisfaction though when you "get them" is worth it.  

Riddle me

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 10:56

MrsGarden......maybe the answer will come to you in the post


Posted: 14/12/2013 at 10:54

Hello forkers

Calm before the storm here.  Wind building and heavy rain.  But it's very mild.



Posted: 14/12/2013 at 10:52

Red dahlia.

You will have to wait a year or two...or three..for it to flower.  You did nothing wrong.  Just patience.  Don't over pot them or Molly coddle them

Riddle me

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 09:25

Hee hee.  I am naughty aren't I?  

Riddle me

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 09:17

KEF, you need to stamp your authority on this one.  As a femail you are less likely to get's a mail thing 

Riddle me

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 09:01

Nobody got it yet?  He he

......the good guys

Posted: 14/12/2013 at 00:28

Clematis armandii red dahlia.  Scented flowers too.  

Talkback: How to deter slugs with copper tape

Posted: 13/12/2013 at 17:48

I got copper tape online.  

Copper pipe works very well .....ello, ello, ello.  


Discussions started by Verdun

Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

Replies: 9    Views: 263
Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 09:11

Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

Replies: 26    Views: 678
Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 19:13

Verdict....your new plants this year

Replies: 42    Views: 968
Last Post: 03/09/2014 at 19:16

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Replies: 14    Views: 251
Last Post: 31/08/2014 at 19:00

It's my birthday

Replies: 199    Views: 3954
Last Post: 21/09/2014 at 09:23


Replies: 47    Views: 904
Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:25

They're bossing it now........

Replies: 23    Views: 494
Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:18

Love your garden

Replies: 27    Views: 588
Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:56


Replies: 65    Views: 1290
Last Post: 16/08/2014 at 23:56

hardy geraniums pictures

Replies: 16    Views: 403
Last Post: 17/07/2014 at 00:44

Is mahonia invasive?

Replies: 20    Views: 465
Last Post: 09/06/2014 at 12:44

Blue foliage

Replies: 21    Views: 653
Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 02:44

What's your acronym? A guessing game......

Replies: 70    Views: 1514
Last Post: 30/05/2014 at 09:47

Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

Replies: 66    Views: 2278
Last Post: 30/05/2014 at 21:53


Replies: 10    Views: 374
Last Post: 23/05/2014 at 13:15
1 to 15 of 172 threads