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MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/07/2013 at 08:36

Morning folks.......talk is all about food today....it's made me put on some toast.

Wet overnight and damp now but garden seems to have enjoyed it. Sun coming out later this morning.

Got an invasion of jellyfish ....blue type....down here on the beaches

Foodbank later

Have happy day everyone

 

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 23:41

Mrs G, how about a geum totally tangerine there to finish that lovely plantIng of yours?     Or, if it's sunny there an orange gazania?

Late summer!  Rudbekia Goldsturn and frikartii monch.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 23:39

Mrs G, how about a geum totally tangerine there to finish that lovely plantIng of yours?     Or, if it's sunny there an orange gazania?

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 23:33

Crystal, I just love that geum...remove dead flowers and stems and it goes,on and on and on in that wonderful orange colour.  Leucanthemum Broadway lights is looking "Shplendid". (my virtual james bond impression...good eh?) right now as is verbena rigida, a better purple is hard to find.  And echinacea summer sun has just opened...what a beauty!

What can I grow here?

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 20:56

Well, mrs G, did you get your grass?  We all want to know before we go to the land of nod

Could I propagate a Rosemary?

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 20:51

But you did wave your wand Fairygirl...

Lupins help with cutting back...

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 20:43

Great minds Zombie!  

Interesting idea Stacey re costa.  I might just ask for some.  Best around acid lovers I think.

Monarda care

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 19:57

Hiya stacey

Well. Monardas are one of the few plants I dont grow.....I know several on the forum do.  I have avoided growing them because they are susceptible to mildew.  However, I  intend to grow a few varieties next year....buy them over winter now.  

I do know how to grow them though........they need good soil, soil that doesnt dry out too much and they will grow in sun or light shade.  I think mildew is not a problem if you can provide comditions Monardas need.

They are tough hardy plants and should not need protection over winter.  I sense though you have tried to grow them in heavy moist soil.....?  They will not like that ESP over winter.  If you have heavy soil grow them in the sunniest, warmest,spot you,have.  

The other side of Monty Don.

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 19:02

Ah! Nice int it Jat?  

How to revive an appalling lawn

Posted: 29/07/2013 at 18:53

Sssssh!  I,think you are right fidget.   So then, ANY good lawn fertiliser will do......

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