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What's flowering in your garden today?

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:21

Hellebores, snowdrops, daffs.primroses, winter beauty honeysuckle, heathers, arabis,  camelias, couple of euphorbias, at moment but new stuff all the time so getting there.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 08:09

Snuggers?  Love new words.  However, my bloomin' iPad makes up words for me all the time....and changes spelling!  

Mrsgarden, that grass should be helictotrichon!  

Successful car purchase yesterday ...my niece is very pleased.  Last minute dispute over finance...maybe salesman had slipped up but maybe he tried to sneak in a little extra!  However, a deal is a deal.  

MornIng folks.  Looks like showers and sunshine.  Right now it's looking good.  When I take my dog it will no doubt pour down.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 00:20

Helictootrichon?  Blueish grass around 4' high

not a grass but what about libertia?  Evergreen olive/red/orange leaves and white spring flowers.  Around 3' high.  Maybe ophiopogon nigrescens with it.....black evergreen foliage? 

Hosta's

Posted: 03/03/2015 at 00:14

Usually just mulch

Hosta's

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 22:17

Fire island is a variety I bought last year.  Weak growing then ....well it was a small,plant to start with......but I have high hopes for it this year.  White feather would not grow well down here either...light levels are so high that even light sun would bleach it.

charley,,the virus is something that wont just go away.  No cure and, apparently, is highly contagious

Bindweed Roots

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 21:22

Barry, digging up bindweed is worst possible action to take.  With respect, anyone doing this, no matter how dark it is......roots will seek out the light.......will simply propagate dramatically

Dwarf Buddleia Buzz - how easy to buy?

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 18:40

Yes, they are available on line.  I have buzz Ivory.  Lovely shrub.

Bindweed Roots

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 13:38

Pretty much the same regime Lulu.  However, there is a stronger glyphosate spray and prob best to use this.

Unhealthy hebe

Posted: 02/03/2015 at 12:29

Peanuts, just think they won't grow much after October outside.  They are a little tender or at least can be spoiled over winter and if planted in spring will grow fast and develop some toughness before the following winter

Discussions started by Verdun

Am I grumpy cos.....

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Come in Artjak...your time is up

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Hey! Looking good

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Contrast or clash; complement and safe

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a good turn needs to be considered......

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Last Post: 05/04/2015 at 19:38

Serious reminder folks....

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Smog going to get us?

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Farmyard manure ....what exactly is it these days?

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Hey! What happened to eclipse today?

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How cruel is this?

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Favourite variety of your plants......

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Coleonema

Anyone growing this? 
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Associating hydrangea limelight,

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Unusual red hot pokers......

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Mahonia soft caress

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