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Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 09:15
Onto D.?
Dierama, angels fishing rod. I have nice white one.
Won't mention dandelion but taraxacum officionale is a lovely yellow, hardy perennial flowering throughout the year

Peach tree

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 09:05
Loz, it seems to me peach leaf curl is not as bad on older leaves in summer. So protection as new leaves emerge and "harden" is prob all that is needed. It's a air borne disease caused by rainfall.
A good organic mulch after planting and watering is useful. If......if....we get dry summer just keep an eye on the watering.
Happymarion really has said it all there loz

Hi from the North East

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:46
Ok Chica....I am a silly billy sometimes Ha ha

Perennial project the forum way

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:40
Salino, I have a picea...quite common one ....albertiana,conica that,is a,favourite simply,because of situation told,before. ,hyacinths,for,the same reason
Sentiment,can,be gushy but,in the garden it can be,quietly classy, respectful and thought,provoking.
Some nice comments,there.
Yes Salino, Fairygirl is an ethereal creature,not really of this world....not an ordinary girl at all


Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:33
Morning FORKERS. It's true the forum is a relaxing place to be now. Some warm weather at weekend too.
Have nice day everyone

Got any 'ose?

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:29
Gardening grandma, you may get special one amongst your seedling hellebores. They certainly are addictive. As Fairygirl says ."helluva hooked". Ha ha

Looking for a 'fast' growing Yew tree (Taxus)

Posted: 10/04/2013 at 08:22
Silver surfer, yew will not coppice like eucalyptus, for example. It will regrow etc and grow at good rate but that's all

Hi from the North East

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 23:01
Think I'm going to regret that last remark...........just recovering from hallucinatory lurgy

Hi from the North East

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 22:56
Hiya mark. Welcome.
I'm in the far S W.
You will be a great addition here for,me......I want to try my hand at bonsai sometime.
My passion is for hellebores, tender perennials, agastaches, veg growing, fruit growing, grasses........well everything
Beware, there is a lot of sensible advice here but the women folk speak too sometimes.......oops! I'll get my coat

Looking for a 'fast' growing Yew tree (Taxus)

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 22:47
Most of mine are yellow but just the same...not really coppicing material. Don't think any Taxus is.

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