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Latest posts by Verdun

black flowers and grasses

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 13:29

Pittosporum tom thumb gets very black in winter.  Lovely sight then 


Posted: 16/10/2015 at 13:26

best to have a name totally unconnected with your own lesley.  Much like passwords for banking, on line companies, etc.  I have some pretty odd password combos 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 13:04



Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 13:01

Still hanging on....



Posted: 16/10/2015 at 12:40

It's ok Dove.......enjoy your coffee.  Hey!  I an see you there on opposite side Taking my cuppa outside In the warm sunshine 

black flowers and grasses

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 12:37

Not creepy but difficult to assimilate into the garden....ophiopogon for example is nice in a terracotta pot but is lost in the garden unless yellow or red foliage associated I think. But other "black" leaves.....dahlia after eight, actea black negligee, heuchera obsidion, astilbe choc shogun, etc., ......can be very attractive.  Black flowers? Not for me 

Blood Fish and Bone``

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 12:04

Yes that would be fine Newboy.  I would scratch it in though.  I would also add a little fresh compost or dried manure etc to "rebody" it 


Posted: 16/10/2015 at 12:00

Hmmmmmm!  It's a shame people can assume I am being "short" on the forum.  Far removed from being true.   Way beyond in fact.  I'm neither annoyed nor agitated.  Just made what I felt was a fair comment 

there is no mystery as far as I am aware about anyone's name on fhe forum......who uses their real name?  ......and many have changed their name or just joined without speculation or imagination

coconut oil?  Ok if you want to fry but a shiny pink/red and white body on the beach often is not a good sight.  Of course, we Cornish have a natural tan not needing anything else 

sun is out.  Going to be really nice now. 

haggled a good deal on car tyres for someone earlier saving almost 50% eventually on top quality tyres.  Plus got a free big brekkie as a thankee 

DD fingers crossed that all works out well 




Posted: 16/10/2015 at 07:53

Rumour has it that you flew on your broomstick Fairy 

Relocating my plants

Posted: 16/10/2015 at 07:49

Connie, you are not seriously considering taking mature plants?  Honeysuckles, passion flowers?  They would sulk at least anyway but is pretty mean . Take cuttings now....maybe even some layered shoots will be present.  

I know people who remove light bulbs and the like...........hmmm! 

Discussions started by Verdun

Hey! It's christmas soon...wot are you getting me?

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Sad day......

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Why has a thread disqppeared? Who decided?

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who cares who wins?

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Just a suggestion...

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Don't be scaredy cat.....

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Drat those chains.....

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Wot's it all about.....?

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Last Post: 08/11/2015 at 18:32

"Experts" we go again

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Best late flowering clematis?

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What new plants will you be trying?

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White foliage?

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Is this really cruel?

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Taking life for granted......

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Against all logic.......

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