Verdun


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Delphiniums second flush

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:53

hi chicky.  yes pretty much just tickle in....a handful I guess.   once a year for me  

catnip

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:49

Me too.......  just love rolling in it with my legs in the air and singing the ying tong song  on a purfectly sunny day

Cutting back perennials

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:46

yes and you will see masses of new shoots so cut as far back as you like to these.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:44

picked up compost from local asda store...3 x70 litre bags for £10.  no idea how good it will be but useful for lots of potting on, etc.

been raining for most of the morning but now clearing up

Dicentra spectabilis - is yours up yet?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:42

growing well now.  but it is a little cold for the lady in the bath out there methinks 

What exotic plants are you growing this year?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 10:41

cannas,...but a lot of tender perennials

Delphiniums second flush

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 08:27

I dont feed too much.......fish blood and bone is good.  Too much food and you will have soft lush growth easily damaged by the weather.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 08:23

Cloudy, windy but mild.    Rain on its way...soon...and stronger winds 

morning everyone

Dove, clearly exhausting time for you.  Keep cheerful 

better take my dog in a moment whilst it's still okish 

Which type of John Innes for rock plants?

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 00:04

John Innes no 1 with added grit/perlite for me. 

Lithodora needs more acid soil and, in my experience, does not like to dry out too much so not sure I would include this with your other choices there 

Delphiniums second flush

Posted: 28/03/2015 at 00:00

Yes,,every time.  Secret is to cut flower spike as it is just about to go over.  

Do the same with lupins to get a long flowering season

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