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Latest posts by Verdun

Is it the end for pelargonium?

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 18:52
I take my.cuttings from new plants. It makes them bushier and these cuttings seem to have lots of energy, prob because they are virus free. Plants are old at 3 years and on the wane so best discarded (gosh! Lucky we dont do that to people or I guess I would be discarded too)

All about Dahlias

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 18:45
.....afterthought, what about including the black grass ophiopogon nigrescens?

All about Dahlias

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 18:43
Prob not what you're after but Twinings After Eight has the blackest foliage with white flowers and it's a beauty. The foliage is near enough black. I live not far from the national dahlia collection and I guess you could ask there. It's at Penzance in Cornwall. It's on line so maybe email or phone?

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 18:36
You can't stop the cheque Highland Jennie...I got plans for the money.

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 15:51
So, everyone who got sunshine I, great expense....can send me a fiver......please! 15 degrees, sun all day. Took my dog to Godrevy beach and he loved it. I will arrange for sunshine for next few days because everyone on this forum deserves it

Who knows there's a yellow santolina?

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 15:44
Hiya joslow. Well I love it ...I guess it's butter yellow. Not too pale. The linum is bright blue, blows in wind and long flowering.

the pope

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 15:41
That is good one. Like that learning slowly

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 22:47
I've arranged for sunny dry and warm weather from tomorrow. It's coming.....course, we yokels down here are getting it first! Looks like a few days too

Who knows there's a yellow santolina?

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 22:43
Will try and post asap

"desirable" plants that become invasive monsters

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 22:15
Zoomer, listen to your neighbour next his swearing and cursing!

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

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Love your garden

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hardy geraniums pictures

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Is mahonia invasive?

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Blue foliage

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What's your acronym? A guessing game......

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Neatness.....a swear word in the garden?

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Carpenteria californica shaping

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Rubbish mpc

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Follow up fox illumination pink

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