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Latest posts by Verdun


Posted: 26/06/2013 at 08:16

Morning forkers

Mrs Garden.....that sounds perfect.

Cloudy but bright and sun in patches


Posted: 25/06/2013 at 23:58

Actually i don't really have much shade in my garden really.  I have created partial shade for Astrantias, hellebores, etc and I have them where the soil is deep, rich and moist.  All my plants receive plenty of sunshine too so Woody I would guess that although you grow astrantias in full sun they prob are in good soil too.  It's the moisture they need.

Lindsay, I just think hellebores and astrantias are such good bedfellows along with astilbes, acteas, aconitums, dicentras and the like


Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 21:53

Oops!   Just to remind you dove to watch love your garden tonight...........I'll get my coat


Posted: 25/06/2013 at 21:51

Bob has said just about all I was about to say. However (miss) fidgetbones said slugs and snails and that's what I think are the real culprits here.  Torch at night, salt solution and take a look at your plants.  There is still time for them to regrow and flower later in the summer if you remove your night visitors

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 21:46

Happymarion, what a busy lady you are.  I have a feeling you deserve it all though.  You sound lovely.

Have you been a life long gardener?  And do you have any philosophy about plants and gardens you with further inspire us with?

Oh, yes please. More pictures will be great

New gardening programme

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 21:38

KEF. I did till you asked now forgot.  However, it's recorded and if nobody else names it I will later.

It was sentimental, emotional, and .....lovely. It may not be a pure garden show as such but it was a joy to watch


Posted: 25/06/2013 at 19:24

It is Peat!   


Posted: 25/06/2013 at 19:21

Hello barbara

I,domt think you need to worry.  A lot of mine had leaf browning earlier but now growing out from it.  I think it's,just taking a while to get acclimatised to your soil, aspect etc.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 19:15

Evening everyone.

Glad your headache is on the wane Tina. Kit kats are the prescribed cure for those

Busy at foodbank today......gets more hectic each week

Cloudy day.  Just noticed some of my geraniums foliage have suddenly been attacked.  It can only be....and is.....caterpillars.  To devastate so quickly like gooseberry sawfly.  I guess I wlll need to spray tomorrow.



Forum names

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 16:20

I aint no lady

MMP and Tina......well, I am a bit sssssssssshy.


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