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Latest posts by Verdun

Geranium 'Anne Thomson'

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 16:10

I grow Ann Folkard ..........not much, if any difference, between this and Ann Thomson.  In pots they looked identical when I visited a small nursery recently.   I find it one of the easiest hardy geraniums to propagate.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 16:04

 beautiful garden Joybell 

On-line purchases

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:48

Sounds ideal jealous 

Plum Tree Leaf Curl??

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:46

First thought blbloes is aphids.  Can you check for them?  

I would use a winter spray later.  

Im sure there are some biolgical methods to try.    Ill bump this up for others to suggest ideas about these

On-line purchases

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:41

Woottens are excellent Dove but compare prices with Paddocks. Quality isn't sacrificed either

How much water should I be watering Canna?

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:39

Get the biggest one potted on Perki 

Pieris with brown edged leaves

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:35

Yes Fairy, but mine is bettererer......


Pieris with brown edged leaves

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:33

Looking at your plant again bibloes I notice ALL the leaves are pale yellow.  I dont think its chlorosis but it is hungry and thirsty esp if you have had sunshine that most of us have had.  Epsom salts is a cheap, effective tonic 

Pieris with brown edged leaves

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:29

Bibloes, some varieties of pieris do this...viz red leaves turning pale yellow before turning green.  The leaves are at their most vulnerable at this stage.  I have pieris flaming silver that does this...doing it now.  It is in full sun.  It still looks a photo yesterday I think it may have been included.......and I love the appearance. However, it is better in dappled shade.  With extra water too if in the sun.

acid soil Bibloes?  Is it mpc?  better in john innes.  Mine gets a spray or two of epsom salts too

On-line purchases

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:02


Paddock plants are excellent and cheap....plants in1 litres for around £4.  Excellent customer care.  Quick delivery.

Plantify are Good  Rougham Hall nurseries too.  

There is an excellent thread called "the good guys" but others too.

I have superb plants on line.  

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When is a scented rose not......?

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WHAT IF.........

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Why I resort to online purchases....

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Not more photos.....

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Nematodes for carrots....

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Been knipped.......

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There's orangey........

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Flabbergasted....thought I would have a heart attack

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Oh no.....not again...

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Oh eck!

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