Verdun


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Hardy geraniums

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 12:02

Don't like the smell of pelargoniums Yvie?  lemon, orange, pine etc....?  Out them outside in summer and brush against them......you may well change your mind 

My message background has turned black

Posted: 24/10/2016 at 11:59

Same for me Nora.....the messages screen goes black.  happening only from this morning.  

To feed or not to feed seedlings

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 20:59

No more feeding now Bright star.  Yes, just enough water to tick them over 

What to do with Canna bulbs?

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 20:51

Guybrush, 


i would pot those plants up.  Water at first and pop into the gh.  Repot a couple of times in spring before planting out to get best chance of flowering early next year.


Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 20:41

Try Deacons on the Isle of Wight Andy.  Expert advice and excellent range of varieties.  Getting to the right time too for delivery   Bare root?  Definitely 

Dahlias

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 20:35

Divide them Watery.  pull apart a stem for each set of tubers and pot them up or protect over winter.  I have a few dahlias in the wrong place too and these will be divided and potted. Labelled of course. 

Autumn foliage photos (2016)

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 19:51

Funny Bob, I was only thinking today about the red foliage on a couple of my blueberries.  I guess I wont see much other autumn foliage down here .....too mild for that alas 

Montbretia

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 16:40

Yes, get rid.  Dig the ground thoroughly though because corms will be hiding there.  Never yet dug up montbretia without some pieces growing.  However, they pull out easily enough.  

Acer Pruning Advice

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 16:10

December/january for me too.  Down here the dormant period is very short so early Jan. 


As neat and sharp a cut as possible too 

Dahlias

Posted: 23/10/2016 at 16:02

Hmmmm!  Used to regard dahlias as loud and brash but seeing them at this time of year I love them.  yellows, reds, purples, whites, pinks, doubles, singles.....their brashness is most welcome.  They should continue for a few more weeks yet 

Discussions started by Verdun

New plants....Who wants them?

 
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Is this fair?

 
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If.........

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Bargain plants

 
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Exciting........

 
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17 degrees in a couple of days

 
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As if the day couldn't get any better.........

 
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Tonight DIY... gt Ormond St Hospital

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Well, he won but.....

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Sssssssscared or what?

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What is an all year round garden?

 
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Shakes you...

Not a Michael Buble fan really.... 
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Those blowsy, shapeless things.....

 
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