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Latest posts by Verdun

am-i-insane-or-a-genius-or-neither---seeds

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 23:38

I would pot on into trays.......prob 12 to a tray.  

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 22:16

Hey.....woodys back.    Good to see you woody

Japanese anemones

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 17:37

Hiya su

Yes,,I,would dead head.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 16:32

Congrats Tina.   Mind you babies all look the same to me.  Wouldn't you have rather had a new plant???

Ill get my coat........

what plant to plant?

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 16:28

Hiya winniecat

Its not a big border is it?  6' x. 6'.  Small tree may be too big there esp as ??ou already have some plantIng.  However, how about a Pieris?  I grow a variety called Flaming Silver......green and white leaves, red new growth and white spring flowers.  Evergreen too.  Not exactly prairie plant but would fit in.

 

Tomato pests

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 16:21

Yes Mary, prob caterpillars.  I deter them by hanging a fine mesh drape across the door opening and window opening.  Dont spray....no point growing your own if you have to spray.  Often caterpillars are motionless on the stems or they are under the leaves.....difficult to see very often.  I find they usually focus on one plant.  

Thinking ahead

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 13:51

Oh, not quite gardenImg but I will stop making jokes on the forum because I know they aren't punny, er funny!

Protecting a Hebe over winter

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 13:48

Hiya chris

Do you know the variety?  Is it a dwarf type?  If so ??ou could place a sheet of plastic or glass suspended over 4 short canes over it.  Take cuttings now too.  Fleece is good but it can amd does trap moisture.  Its the cold and wet that hebes don't like.  You could drape fleece over the glass and pin edges into the soil

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 13:34

Hiya Potty

Fuschias should take easily now. Get some,sharp drainage in pots and a poly bag and    You will soon have them rooted

Centaureas

Posted: 30/08/2013 at 13:31

Thanks Berghill.   Will,check it out.

You are spot on about the white cosmos fidget ...now the light levels are, albeit only slightly, diminishing the cosmos is shining .  Certain colours assert themselves now.  BLacks are difficult to display.....ophiopogon nigrescens, for example, has been tried everywhere.  It does get "lost" but in a terracotta pot it seems happy.  I also have it behind campanula Dicksons Gold and it looks good there too.  

Discussions started by Verdun

Any other dodos out there?

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What's left for us to grow?

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Meany or being careful !

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Clocks go forward tonight

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Impressions of the posters here

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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 19:13

Verdict....your new plants this year

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Last Post: 03/09/2014 at 19:16

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

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:25

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

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Love your garden

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grasses

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