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Latest posts by Verdun

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 19:06

That Fairygirl......what energy!  450 bulbs?  That's a load of colour 

Evening FORKERS.  

Its been a warm day...bit sun bit drizzle. 

 Planning to move some plants around soon.....tinkering I guess to "improve".  The border in question is full of glorious colour, foliage and structure but helenium moerheim beauty has been obscured by tall grass. It's such a lovely helenium amd been in flower sInce July I suppose but I have to find a way of juxtaposing with something else without spoiling how it all is now.  Am I a little fussy?  Prob. 

Well, fairy has got me thinking about more bulbs...gonna order 451 


Posted: 25/09/2013 at 18:56

Swiss sue.  We do dress accordingly.  In Cornwall we spent the summer entirely nude except for when we had a bath or shower.  Then it was wellington boots time 

Woody has something there..... Look, it's not A....   It's simply late summer and it's not kidology.  

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:22

.......I'll get my coat, I think

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:21

It's so annoying.  I want to water my lawn but it's raining    

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:20

A purrfect joke I think gardeningfantic.....

Planting out now

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 14:15

Hiya pokhim

Aster little Carlowe. Rudbeckias, etc are tough and hardy.  If they are in reasonable size pots now then, yes, plant them in the garden.

Echimaceas, no.  Leave them until next spring.

Its a,good time to plant out shrubs and perennials,if they are hardy and of good size.  They will make good root systems now

Are your comments updating?

Posted: 25/09/2013 at 09:14

Can't access some threads.  Keeps logging me out.  Frustrating

Verbena bonariensis

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 23:26

Yes, I've already potted,them I do every year.  I pinch them back and again before too long.  

What's happening in my garden!

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 21:09

Most mildews this year have been causes by hot dry weather.  Most,people seem to think they are the result of dampness.  More moisture and most of those mildews will disappear.  Solution in the growing season is to cut off all foliage and water well

Edging for beds

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 21:06

I put in a concrete edge between,lawn and border. ,6" deep and 4" wide to,follow curves, etc.  Very effective, very natural and problem free.  The edges you can buy all,have flaws I think and many are too flimsy. 

Discussions started by Verdun

Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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

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Love your garden

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hardy geraniums pictures

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Is mahonia invasive?

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Blue foliage

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What's your acronym? A guessing game......

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Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

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Carpenteria californica shaping

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Rubbish mpc

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