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What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 09:09

perhaps not the star of my garden but worth a picture is my veronicastrum Erika.  

sorry if picture is blurred...not got decent camera yet 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53628.jpg?width=544&height=350&mode=max

 

Love your garden

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:50

Occasionally we need to look at something without adding other issues to it.

Of course, there is exploitation (everywhere) but love your garden simply does something womderful for somebody and this is the way to regard it.  

Reality soon hits hard when the news or other programmes are broadcast........people killed, abused and all kinds of hypocrisy amd horrors .......and that's just Eastenders! 

Love your garden

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:25

You're a girlie Orchid....you're allowed to cry 

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

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:18

Heleniums are great too though Busy.  They are beginning to boss my garden too

Love your garden

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:15

Ooooooooo, some hard hearts there!

Its meant to be emotional.  It doesn't mean the viewers have to sob their eyes out.  

For me,  a deserving family  gets something done for them that maybe is over the top a little but gives so much pleasure to them.  

It's not a garden programme really but when was the last time GW inspired anything?  

Knowing when to stop

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 21:43

Only sure fire way to eradicate bindweed is with glyphosate ......apply to any regrowth during the summer and again if necessary  and it's beaten.

My garden was full of it....my neighbours have it still.....but now not a sign.

A friend will not allow weedkillers on her patch so it's digging up bindweed.  It's impossible ..pulling it simply breaks up the root into lots of segments that each makes new plants.  I have thoroughly and meticulously cleared a plot of bindweed only for it to regrow again from tiny missed pieces 

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

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:22

Very nice chicky. ......very nice indeed 

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

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:20

Apparently slugs go for echinaceas when foliage is young and tender.  Now they should be unpalatable for them. ..?

I have had a problem with Vintage Wine but I think I'm winning this year. It's looking promising having repeatedly cut back potential flower stems.........

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

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:11

Lyn, love,your penstemons.  I have several ...from cuttings last autumn.....penstemons  ready to flower but still in their pots.  Dont quite know where to place them.  Prob plant a group of them and remove something else.  ???

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

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 19:06

MrsG You really should visit the "star" thread.  One of our most popular posters started it 

Discussions started by Verdun

Been knipped.......

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There's orangey........

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Flabbergasted....thought I would have a heart attack

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Oh no.....not again...

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Oh eck!

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Last Post: 13/05/2015 at 21:56

I love the Royals......

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Oh dear oh dear,,oh dear......

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Best herbaceous foliage

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Am I grumpy cos.....

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Come in Artjak...your time is up

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Last Post: 09/04/2015 at 20:13

Hey! Looking good

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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 17:56

Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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Last Post: 02/04/2015 at 19:04

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

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Last Post: 05/04/2015 at 19:38

Serious reminder folks....

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Smog going to get us?

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