Verdun


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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/10/2015 at 13:01

Beautiful day....the sun is " very warm".....but there is a cooler feel.

hiya Pat.  28 degrees .  I remember my time as a young child in Aussie land being whipped by a very hot sandstorm on the beach.  Remember the contrast landing in England in the middle of winter too....dark, cold, dismal and wondering why on earth we came here 

contemplating a new group of plants...to me anyway....and another grass.  Will take a cuppa out there and excogitate.....I will consider my options too 

Cutting Verbena

Posted: 14/10/2015 at 12:48

Not annuals but they are short term perennials.  

Dont cut back whilst you can enjoy their flowers.  Then cut back stems a few inches from the base.  you should see plenty of new shoots at the base

Chris, bonariensis here are 7 to 8' tall.  All are seedlings from last year.  I always dig mine up ...plant wallflowers in their place.......and pot up seedlings

Lychnis and lavender plantlets

Posted: 14/10/2015 at 12:43

Hardy or not the very best treatment is to overwinter in an unheared greemhouse Jo.

plants will grow better and not be checked by bad weather or pests.  Come mid spring those plants will be twice the size they are now and ready for planting out 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/10/2015 at 08:44

Only whispering this........not another female driver on the roads 

When to plant spring bulbs?

Posted: 14/10/2015 at 07:47

Yes James.  Bulbs will be just fine with bark chips 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/10/2015 at 07:29

Hello forkers 

Bright dry and very pleasant.  Lots of sun expected.  

Who has rain?  wossat? 

 

When to plant spring bulbs?

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 21:05

I know the feeling Fairy.  

I planted bulbs a couple weeks back but already put a couple out in the garden.  Amazing though how quickly the roots grow 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:59

You rebel Runny 

what is this  random grey splodge on my tomato?

............

oh! It's Ok.  Panic over.   Just needed to clean my glasses......

I'll get my coat 

Winter

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:53

We'll see! 

When to plant spring bulbs?

Posted: 13/10/2015 at 20:21

Sam plant in pots now.  Put out when ground is available.  It's what I regularly do 

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Oh dearie me!

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Think about it now.........

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The longest flowering perennial is........

 
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Sanguisorba

 
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Why did Chris do that?

 
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The green of spring

 
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why did we worry?

 
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Guess what this is.....

 
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