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Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:56

Hope they are all well.  Maybe the autumn will bring them back. 


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:43

Have a feeling they may have been " poached"


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 20:17

Use the wand fairy......use the wand


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 18:34

Hiya dove, check out hem Golden Zebra. Beautiful orange yellow flowers but its the foliage that truly is eye catching......


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:08

Pat, whatever is there get rid of all that decking, etc. and get to your soil.  Decking, paving, etc. is all "dead".  Get some plants in there instead and bring life into your garden

Adding compost, manure, etc., is important when digging over your plot.  Get as much  in there as you can.


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 15:03

Hiya lesley, and welcome.

No, it's important to give your opinion.  I've ruffled a few feathers on the forum a few times......we all do.  I havent yet seen Gardeners World this week so don't know what CK said.  However, nobody gets it right all the time and I have learned that occasionally even the experts are wrong.  I think many of us often do things our own way amyway.  I will prob watch it later today.

I take it you are an avid day lily grower?  It's not a favourite plant of mine but I do grow couple of nice varieties including a variegated one which is lovely for most of the year.

Look forward to further,posts from you


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 14:12

That's me!  That's my white smile


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 13:55

Lynne, go for an agastache like raspberry summer.  Mix plenty of grit or perlite in, and leave in a hot dry spot amd the bees will swarm around it all summer.  This is a dwarfish variety with .......well, raspberry coloured flowers.  Lovely thing. Perennial if you overwinter in GH


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 13:50

Bit tongue in cheek there dove?

Still think Toby Buckland was an excellent presenter.   The format of gardeners world did not suit him but he is very good.


Posted: 17/08/2013 at 13:38

Giving them a generous mulch now whelp pay dividends next summer too.  I cut off flowered stems ASAP amd then do get repeat flowers.

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