Verdun


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Charlie Dimmock

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 08:16

Nice one Lou .....its about the gardening so give her a chance 

Lemon verbena

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 08:13

Charity, relax.  Prob they are fine.

they are hardier than people think.  Mine too look like dead wood but it is early yet.

when they shoot trim off the dead stems back to those shoots 

HELLO FORKERS April 2016 Edition

Posted: 08/04/2016 at 07:31

Morning folks 

dry with sun threatening 

Talkback: Eight plants to grow with cosmos

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 21:34

No Bill. 

Resow 

white cosmos looks good with cotinus royal purple, persicaria red dragon and red cannas for me.  With grasses like deschampsia, elymus magellanicus and pennisetums too.

 

Charlie Dimmock

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 19:24

Only the Olympic 100 metres champion Philippa....and english.  Think Hosta envied something different though 

Teasing roots

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:50

Pippa was excellent....think she was part of Geoff Hamilton's GW or maybe AT.  A real pest and disease expert.     

Grasses in a border

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:47

Just research grasses you are unsure about Katfish.  some are rampant runners and best avoided.  

Beechgrove Garden.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:44

Ditto John.  A really enjoyable prog 

HAVE COMPOST SUPPLIERS UPPED THEIR GAME THIS YEAR.

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:43

I potted tomato plants earlier in the week....look absolutely fine.  Potted some yesterday and they are fine.  Potted 3 today and will check tomorrow.  

I have used a lot of wyevale compost these past few weeks and everything looks good and healthy.

LYN, is it fresh compost?  

However, this is what this thread is all about, viz., if composts are better or not this year 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 07/04/2016 at 18:38

Can you grow that number Hosta?  Wot a sight that would be 

if I had real space I would plant a load of stuff en masse....heleniums, grasses, yes hostas too. 

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If.........

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Bargain plants

 
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Exciting........

 
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17 degrees in a couple of days

 
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As if the day couldn't get any better.........

 
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Tonight DIY... gt Ormond St Hospital

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Well, he won but.....

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Sssssssscared or what?

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What is an all year round garden?

 
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Shakes you...

Not a Michael Buble fan really.... 
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Those blowsy, shapeless things.....

 
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