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Latest posts by Verdun

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 20:16

only if its Typhoo...ha ha ha......Ill get my coat

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 19:09

tradescantia are a love hate thing with me.  they are lovely then get battered, need supporting, snails love em.  however, a couple of discreet supports before they reach full growth solves the battered bit and a nightly trek with the torch solves the mollusc bit.  theres a yellow variety with magenta flowers....sounds ok but is nauseating.  sorry if anyone is growing it

Lily of the Valley

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 19:05

bookertoo....Im getting rid of it.  lovely and well behaved for few years but now its exerting its authority.  dont want any now..better things.  Agree that it eventually does get a grip in its own time


Posted: 12/06/2013 at 19:02

nightmares now....keep hearing "cake"......................................

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 19:01

evening all

damp all day.  someones pinched my sunshine...think it may have been fairygirl!

however dry now with chinks of blue sky.  garden has grown, plants filling in, with that rain

my anemone wild swan is now flowering too but how different from previous years.  my runner beans are barely 3' tall ..normally they would be 7' and needing pinching out at the tops.  Ive even been picking beans by mid June too.  climate warming!!!

tina, nice to have our own space at times

Lily of the Valley

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:24

moist rich soil in shade is best Bobbin and now I think

My experience of "customer service" .

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:23

hiya jatnikapyar

touch wood I dont currently have any difficulties with bad customer service...I think Ive got to know who is good and who is bad.  surprised you mention Brookside and Crocus though.  Havent used them much...just once for Brookside..but plants have been delivered on time and in excellent condition.  Maybe if I had to complain I would have had a different story to tell.

I am like a dog with a bone though...ultimately I get good recompense for bad service.  have to be stubborn and persistent and speak to the manager.  Jatnikapyar, just hang in there and say you have this forum watching developments

What's your Flower of the moment?

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:16

hiya fairygirl  brise d'Anjour is nice but try Stairway to Heaven.  similar but better I think

got to add my Illumination Pink foxgloves...looking very good


Posted: 12/06/2013 at 17:14

yes wishes for your dad

what to grow

Posted: 12/06/2013 at 10:44

runner beans too.  just sown some for friend..germination now is rapid.  could sow in trays to germinate and plant out when space is available.  peas too

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Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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