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Day Lilies

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 20:02

Hiya keen. Yep a scruffy I am.  My car is a tip, my clothes are never co-ordInated, and tools are just thrown onto the garage bench.  But, my garden is tidy...ish.  Odd isn't it?


Posted: 27/07/2013 at 19:55 to prune it like that every year anyway. I would move it in Ocfober


Posted: 27/07/2013 at 19:54

I think this thread is going to "run" a bit yet

Bottom line though is whose poo is if?  Maybe a country bumpkin!    ..I'll get my coat 

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 19:51

Hiya zombie

I love Monardas but, yes, they have a notoriety for mildew.  Some varieties  have some resistance though.  Do you know what variety you,have?  


Posted: 27/07/2013 at 19:47

Hiya raymond

No, I wouldn't plant them out this autumn.  

I wouldn't keep them in the greenhouse now....far better outside

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 17:21

Right now I guess the star plant in my garden is agastache Blue Boa.  It changes though week by week..... Next week it may be another agastache Sangria.  So what's putting the smile on your face today in your garden?

Day Lilies

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 13:58

Hey keen, I am always attracting comments  on,my sartorial style.....I say shirt tails hanging out is classy and worn out trousers and shoes is ." the way I like it"

Yes like sword shaped folkage too keen but day lilies lack it!!   Always enjoy bit of banter with you!  Oops. Got visitors I can argue with now.....ha ha 


Posted: 27/07/2013 at 13:51

Have to agree about euphorbia fIreglow.....

ArtemisIas like limelight. Houttynia chameleon, lysimachia firecracker, a "lovely purple clover, a gem I desperately wanted in my early days but now can't totally get rid of, hedychiums that take over within onsalvias are others to beware of.  Some salvias too, unless dug up and split almost yearly, can be bit invasive....guaranitica for example can spread quickly.  some grasses can run too.

I always check out plants new to me....if I know how they grow, how  to control them and still want them in my garden I will find ways of growing them


Posted: 27/07/2013 at 13:40

Hello Matty.  Be interested to hear your ideas for your planting....inspired by your day out.  Always lookIng for,inspiration myself 

Perennial wallflower

Posted: 27/07/2013 at 13:37

Your "large verbums are now suffering".  ....sorry to near that gardeningfantic. Hope not,too painful though!

I have grown variegated perennial wallflowers.....they had lovely "clean" , crisp almost white and cream foliage with bluish flowers.  Next to purple dwarf berberis, purple Heucheras or geranium black beauty (almost purple foliage) they looked wonderful.   However they were tender and slow growing ..I have some cuttings on the go now.....and last for one season as a pristine plant.  

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