Latest posts by Verdun


Posted: 23/07/2015 at 16:40

Mosf definitely cut to next sideshoot.  I am now on my THIRD flush of flowers on two delphiniums. ,it's been that sort of summer 

what to grow on north facing fence/trellis

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 16:38

Nelly moser would do well there too 

Gardening quiz.

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 16:37

Oooo, missed a few q's here. 



Posted: 23/07/2015 at 07:16

Cloudier today.  Still very warm


Gardening quiz.

Posted: 23/07/2015 at 07:14

Well done Dove 

Gardening quiz.

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 23:36

No,,you are all wrong. bloomin eck I gave you a clue 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 23:33

Lily,  cannas grow,huge down here. Love 'em. ,

Runny, I guess I should have followed my own advice then but Cornwall near the coast is not ideal for roses.  

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 21:24

Superb Runny. I couldnt grow Compassion.........suffered badly with black spot for me 

Pittosporum help!

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 21:21

Pittosporums readily respond to cutting back. 

however, agree with Hogweed about replacing with something else.  Any plant not giving value here is given as a,,chucked out 

Hydraenga Advice

Posted: 22/07/2015 at 21:17

Used to dislike hydrangeas but now I've developed a liking for them.   if given the conditions they like Hydrangeas can be superb.  I too prefer the white ones but dark red ...on alkaline soils....and bright blue...on acid soils.....look good.


Discussions started by Verdun

They wont catch me......

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Oh dearie me!

Hand slipped and...... 
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Last Post: 20/07/2016 at 13:55

Think about it now.........

Leatherjackets in lawns 
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The longest flowering perennial is........

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Caution! Virus

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Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 13:21

Fowl treatment or wot?((

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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 21:36

Is Cornwall the best or is Cormwall the best?

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Last Post: 15/05/2016 at 12:08

Modules v insitu

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Last Post: 23/07/2016 at 06:21

Why did Chris do that?

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Last Post: 13/05/2016 at 08:37

My first

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Last Post: 12/05/2016 at 21:07

The green of spring

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Last Post: 11/05/2016 at 15:47

Ok, not gardening but womderful

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Last Post: 09/05/2016 at 22:07

why did we worry?

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