Latest posts by Verdun

Pruning cornus

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 19:00

Homer, er Hosta, wot u like?

if its the red stemmed sort katvet  I would prune unless very tiny.  And feed and mulch 

Chuff, chuff, chuffed!

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 18:58

Oh alright Runny, I can manage a few slices of both ...for you 

flumpy, dont be greedy.  The offer was to ME 

Chuff, chuff, chuffed!

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 18:14

I was hoping you would reward me with a donut Runny 

Chuff, chuff, chuffed!

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 18:11

Mine has upward facing flowers ....better get camera out then.  (Hate taking garden pics) 

nice Runny.  Very artistic 

Starting Dahlias 2016

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 17:48

Tubers will always produce bigger and better plants in their first year Berkley.  If your tubers have a stem then,,yes, replant or pot up 

Not sure what to do with this space.

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 17:45

Yvie,,how about a mannequin?  Dress it with a coat, hat, straw hair and ciggie.  I had one for a few years and it looked comical and lifelike 

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 17:37

Hiya Fairy.....13 degrees plus so no won't swap. But, have just commented on blue poppy thread.....I guess you can grow them! 

Lou, did you just go out and plant those hebes after you bought them? How would you feel if you had to sit outside overnight instead of being in your warm sitting room!   you would shed your "leaves" too   Most of those newish variegated or coloured foliage varieties are quite tender in their first year 

Lawn problems

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 17:31

Pauline, use a spade to slice off any high spots....use in compost heap. fill deep hollows with garden soil or compost. lightly rake/scarify the surface and re seed in April. just prior to reseeding apply a lawn feed. 

agree about raising the blades....a higher cut produces a greener,,lusher looking lawn and creates a more even look 

How do snowdrops naturally divide?

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 17:26

Wonderful Berghill .........nothing like that for me here 

Salvia "Amistad"

Posted: 20/02/2016 at 17:25

Well done JIMMY.    I'm sure they will be just fine now.  Likely to flower early too 

Discussions started by Verdun

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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Nice gesture but maybe more?

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How ruthless???

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£3 99 or 39p?

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HEY! This aint right!

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Cosmos xanthos

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Those who don't have grasses!

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Where are they coming from?

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New GW...??

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