Latest posts by Verdun

Hellebore Addiction

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 09:29
Hello dove I have it in my garden but not a favourite. It seems to be hardy here....2 maybe 3 years .
Bev, bet you ordered from harvington. That double green looks great....may order too. Wonder if the green is really that deep? Got a few double yellow sorts and they are sensational .....from ashwood nurseries.

No private club

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 09:22
Wisdom again from dove.....have good day, albeit at work!


Posted: 08/04/2013 at 09:20
Morning folks
Fairygirl is getting classier now she's into hellebores! Pottie Pam too.
Wise of you to wash your hands pottie Pam...the lurgy is not nice. Can't remember one as nasty as this one
Weather is cloudy and damp and dark...sunny tomorrow then
Hey, where's Brumbull?


Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:52
Hiya nut, ??ou are right about growing what grows well for you.. Perhaps growing another variety will redeem the Heuchera family!

Well I ran out of space!!!

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:49
Hiya red you never rest? Ha ha
Penstemon cuttings are so easy and quick. Do you know anyone growing them? Now is time to cut them back and se the cuttings. Much quicker than seeds...I know you like your seeds though. Scabious too by splitting or cuttings.


Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:43
They need vine weevil treatment...Provado or nematodes. Don't use both. It's either or. Viine weevils are number one enemy.
They need splitting every couple of years and deep planting.
I remove all leaves in late winter and clean up the crowns then feed.
They mostly need partial shade and good soil
The yellows need more shade,
Paradoxically, nut, palace Purple old poor for me. It seems more vulnerable to sun scorch and disease.
Berry Smoothy, obsidian, plum pudding, marmalade, amongst others are excellent for me

Hellebore Addiction

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:32
Hey folks hellebore addiction is more devious than can't just like the lighter ones. The dark ones will grab youESP when you eventually get a group of them. You will want the purples, greens, whites, yellows, reds, specks and spots.,singles and doubles.
Salina, argutifolius is nice. I have it too. Look online at helleborus orientalis.....tell me you won't be tempted.

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Posted: 07/04/2013 at 22:23
Aconitums too for soe beauties.
Salino.....I can tell you about Baptisia Australis.
A beautiful plant...inky blue spikes for weeks
It needs good...very good ..drainage and sunshine. Doesn't like being disturbed. Poor oil too.
Salino, where have you tried it? When? Best to plant in spring. For me, it just comes up every year, better and better each time. Let us know hw you get on

What has happened???

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 21:06
Zoomer I have just received a pm demanding I say who suggested I disown a member of the forum.
I don't like this breakaway group and my reply said this. ,I also asked why they continue to try and take the membership from GW forum. A new forum is great but it's unethical to take another forum's hard- earned membership like this. Most of he members do not know just what is happening right now.
The result I'll be that this forum will be damaged maybe lost
I don't like these pms right now from these people and PUBLICLY ask them to stop

No private club

Posted: 07/04/2013 at 20:38
Wood green. Sam has said it all.
You don't take any risks by sharing stuff on the forum ESP when you are so sincere,
Used to be a Samaritan for a while and so many problems were caused by people bottling up their emotions.
Wots dove like about her "hugs"...she's right tho of course

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