Latest posts by Verdun


Posted: 26/04/2016 at 12:01

Where you are is like the arctic compared to here caroline .....hold back.  You can pot on though so you have much bigger, stronger plants to put out bit later.  Mine for pots are already in 5 litre plus pots 

Heliotrope Pet danger

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 11:44

Thanks Dave.

i grow the perennial form but I will research this. Have an old dog unlikely to eat the leaves but need to know if they are toxic 


Posted: 26/04/2016 at 11:38

Mine are growing outside as well as in pots (cornwall) but NO caroline.  Wait a week or two yet.

heard some places a few miles further east down here had some snow is actually dry and sunny dahlias not ready for this just yet. 

I sense your impatience caroline.......I want to put out tender stuff but will wait for weekend or next week 

Is there any better foliage ?

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 11:31

Have you tried Sue Proctor Hosta? 

Is there any better foliage ?

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 09:06

oooo checked that PD.   Like it 

How long till I get my lavender hedge?

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 09:04

Cheeky so and so darren...  Like your style.  Shoguns on the way 

Two questions

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:53

Pinch out when growth is at least 30 cm if it looks spindly.

sarcoccca varieties to me are very alike.....too similar to choose but there are purple stemmed varieties.  

Monty - just saying......

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:14

Is there any better foliage ?

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:11

Ah!  Bog garden, perfect.  No chance of that here. BUT....I want one; MUST have one 

Monty - just saying......

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 08:09

Yes but Nanny Beach, we have scrutinised, analysed, dissected and probed Monty to death.  And it will not end will It?

(tell you what....I will post this again in a few weeks)

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