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SPECIAL OFFER Sarcococca confusa

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 13:15

Red, I did check out on line ....jacksons nursery, etc., .....but because sarcoccoca is not a rare plant it should become available soon in GC so I would wait if you don't really fancy paying some of these (high) postal charges.  If you bought a sIngle plant  from Jacksons or woottens it would obviously be cheaper! 

Or, instead of paying out for woottens collections why not get another plant from them ....hellebore, anything.....to offset the carriage charge?  Not sure, but I think the carriage would be same for 2 plants as for one and you have the fun of 2 new additions to your garden. 

2014

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 13:04

Donuts......doh! 

Lovely Marion 

Rosmary bush

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 13:03

I have replaced a rosemary with another and did so in the same spot. It 

 has been slow and vigour generally nothing like rosemarys I have planted elsewhere. I have found this to be the case in many plants.

Sybille, if it  is important to you to have another rosemary there then fine (I do think you will be disappointed  in its performance though )  could you not plant something else there instead?  Maybe a choisya, daphne, or winter honeysuckle if you wanted scent there?   Or a buddleia for summer flowers, anything!  . Besides, I like to ring the changes in such circumstances ....try something different 

Bob Flowerdew

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 12:50

I would read his books with great interest and curiosity but prob would not garden his way. 

SPECIAL OFFER Sarcococca confusa

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 09:01

Just checked out woottens offer re sarcoccoca.  Did you want 3 plants?  I think one is enough then you can propagate to get more if you so desire.  .??? 

Why not phone your GC and ask if they have any in stock or are any coming in.  

 

Rosmary bush

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 08:50

Morning sybille

I think it's come to its end.  They usually aren't very long lived at the best of times but cutting off that old branch was the final straw.  

There won't be any cutting material so I would dig it up ASAP.  Dont  plant another rosemary there though

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 08:44

Morning folks.  Beautifully sunny 

Fidget, my,witch hazel is in full flower too.  Lovely scent,.  Hope you catch up,on your sleep...sure you will.

Re my witch hazel I put a blue shirt on the line to dry but made sure I could see the yellow flowers contrasting  with it    Clever eh?  

 

I really enjoy this forum

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 23:57

Those guys are simply watching  the cricket on tother side. 

Camera Corner

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 23:53

As far as I know no Camelias have a scent.  They have everything else though.  

Great pictures again folks 

 

Raised beds

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 23:50

Not for me.  I would cover with polythene now.  It will enable the soil to dry out and enable ??ou to mix in compost, etc..  I would then, when mixed, uncover the beds for a couple of months.  Come pre-sowing time, if comditions are wet and cold, I would again cover with polythene.  

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