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Latest posts by Verdun

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 17:30

Bloomin hot today. Superb last day for August 

Tomatoes ripening so fast now,and delicious."

Magnums? ,,horrible ice creams    Prefer Cornish ice cream 

It's my birthday

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 08:59

Its my birthday .......no, not yet 

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 08:53

I have never grown gaillardias.  who does? Poor versions of heleniums? Or are they valued as great perennials?

 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 08:44

and how come I only have left handed socks ?  Life is soooo confusing 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 08:40

Another brill morning.......warm already

What a lovely time of year in the garden......rich colours everywhere. Agree with Monty  when he said the "autumn" light brings out the full colours.  However, it still is very much summer but I guess light levels are diminishing 

Have good day everyone 

Rhododendrons

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 23:29

Tordi, how old is your plant?  New purchase or been in the  garden a while?

Looking at your leaves will indicate if there is a deficiency of iron,,magnesium, etc.  a simple spray of Epsom salts will rectify the latter. 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:19

Bamboogie, ??ou seem to enjoy plants I do.  

Removing hedychiums actually was quite a workload.  3 year old plants had huge woody and very lomg and deep roots.  Main issue was that nothing else could grow in an increasingly large area .  I guess cannas do something similar too so I divide these every 2 or 3 years 

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 22:11

Yes, it's important to look forward but the past is important too.  I have this argument with my brother who has no sentiment for the past or the people of the past.  He has the same attitude to the present ....and the future?  lily Pilly, I disagree.  We are not the only omes who matter 

Folks.  This thread is apart from garden matters.  Those who don't like it do not need to read it but many of us will value it I think. 

Cutting Back Penstemons

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:26

Lulu, try perlite mixed with mpc ......

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 20:25

Oh dear!   What about my nighttime arsony behaviour ?  

Discussions started by Verdun

Any other dodos out there?

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 18:42

What's left for us to grow?

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Last Post: 10/11/2014 at 18:44

Meany or being careful !

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Last Post: 08/11/2014 at 15:32

Clocks go forward tonight

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Last Post: 26/10/2014 at 12:43

Impressions of the posters here

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Last Post: 27/10/2014 at 21:32

Why am I so special,to,the forum?

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Last Post: 18/10/2014 at 14:30

Buddleia buzz doing the bizness

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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 09:11

Need to encourage more slugs into the garden

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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 19:13

Verdict....your new plants this year

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Last Post: 03/09/2014 at 19:16

Gaillardias ......who grows 'em?

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Last Post: 31/08/2014 at 19:00

It's my birthday

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Last Post: Yesterday at 16:22

Roasting

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Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:25

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

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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 08:18

Love your garden

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Last Post: 27/07/2014 at 10:56

grasses

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Last Post: 16/08/2014 at 23:56
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