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Ideas for all year round shrubs

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 19:04

Choisya will be nice there.  Evergreen, bay scented glossy  tactile leaves.  Orange/vanilla scented flowers in spring and early summer with an aroma to waft beautifully 

phormiums

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 19:00

Got it.  Alison Blackman 

phormiums

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 18:56

For me Phormiums are adaptable.  Cream delight is a vsriety I think will do well there. Worth trying.  No, wouldnt put it in compost bag.  Best to use its contents in the soil.  I grow a variety ....or the life of me I can't remember the name but it's not common.....with very sharp dark green and yellow leaves in quite a bit of shade.  The name  will come to me though

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 08:16

Interesting David. Those  dwarf gaillardias are exactly what I have been looking at. Worth a try I think.  Only reservation remaining is that they look too,much like annuals !

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 08:09

Pauline, I will check out that book...thank you 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 08:05

Fidget, been there.  Exactly.  Hospital decided to send my mum home before she could walk earlier in the year.  Good luck 

Hope you recover quickly Fairy 

Another beautiful day 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 23:59

All those pics of cakes .

Had nice meal out tonight.  Mine was free cos it's my birthday.   Well not exactly today but it's approaching.  

Looks like another fabulous day tomorrow 

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 23:54

Hmmmm, doesn't sound too good Victoria?

Fairy, I too have couple of Tiarellas that simply want to keep flowerimg.  I'm tempted to divide soon to make a front of the border group for next.  What's the betting they won't flower all summer next year then?

Durban is stunning for me Fairy.  It doesn't sound like Durban to me.  May post a pic of it if time permits 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 23:47

Lyn, the rusty nail treatment only works with a ton of the stuff   Old fashioned bluing agent.  Vanilla fraise is one of the varieties I thought about planting ....it should be "colourfast"

I guess your soil is acid Lyn....well, clearly it is.  The white hydrangeas should stay white.  What variety do,you have?  

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 02/09/2014 at 23:41

Latest with my mum.  She again has taken issue with visitors.  Also that the queen is coming to see her ......think she got that from her time  in Australia when the queen visited there.

I texted my brother to say he should see her.  He phoned to talk about HIM.....how busy he is, how our mum will die soon anyway, and say what a nice man he is.  True!  I think he is a sociopath.  He simply cannot see beyond himself.  He is not a busy man, lives locally and will spend every night in the pub.  

Clearly my mum is increasingly confused, frightened and tired.  Not nice to see or accept. 

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Any other dodos out there?

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Meany or being careful !

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Verdict....your new plants this year

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Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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It's my birthday

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Roasting

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They're bossing it now........

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Love your garden

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grasses

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