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Latest posts by Verdun

Clematis when to prune?

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 11:17

I will do my summer flowering varieties any time now.  Although it's cold my delay is because it's cold for ME.   I really don't feel it's too critical but here growth is early and I do t want to remove too much new growth.  I look at the wood and remove hard back to buds variably from ground level to half way......tying the latter in to best display the clematis.    Not an exact science though.  No need to be be over precise.  Just use judgement as to how your plant should be.  


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 11:05

Stick to your guns KEF.  We had a long dispute with open reach and EE over broadband.  Ended up with excellent compensation ....have to not accept their first offers and stick to your own demands.

i also spoke to the engineeers and reminded them not to put in any charges.  This has always worked for me.  Often it's at the whim of the engineer if he puts in a charge or not.  When he's agreed not to put in a charge you can remove your hands from his throat  

England rugby

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 10:53

They have loads in common Dove...Fred and John 

When to move Salvia Amistad

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 08:49


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 08:28

I guess it's our fault Lyn. "use it or lose it".  We go to supermarkets so much and the little 'keepers fold 


Posted: 07/02/2015 at 08:26

hello forkers

looking terrific out there....looks like it's summer. . But it's cold .  It will warm up tho . ( that's it for fun with smilies)

not sure how day will unfold but a walk with Spike soon

have goodweekend folks 

When to move Salvia Amistad

Posted: 07/02/2015 at 08:21

Loverly  indeed Clare 

When to move Salvia Amistad

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 23:39

No, Bizzybee one plant will be fine and more vigorous on its own.  

England rugby

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 23:34

It would have been a tragedy if england lost.  We were so much better 

When to move Salvia Amistad

Posted: 06/02/2015 at 22:28

Agreed.  and they will grow fast in early spring so pot on at least twice more before planting out. they will make large plants by mid summer but I feel they are best planted out ultimately from at least .2 litre but preferably 3 litre pots

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