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HELP Please! Anyone know what this is?

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 16:52

Oh that looks like one of those suckering tree type plants that people let go wild in their front gardens..but I forgot its name.

I could be wrong ofc!

Summer has arrived

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 16:51

Gorgeous clematis from FG, Andy19 and Bev

I have a Dr Ruppel that I need to move...and thanks for your kind words Bev but my garden is still very immature except the very top part. I just take a canny photo and edit out all the ugly bits

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 14:52

Isn't that bird's nest just fab!

Summer has arrived

Posted: 04/06/2013 at 13:42

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/24754.jpg?width=474&height=350&mode=max

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 This is my first flower on my Pinus Mungo Mops

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What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 23:47

Well, that pic doesn't look like 21 flower spikes.

I just counted them in the other pictures I've got and its about 17-18. Dunno how I remember it as more but ho hum...it was first really grand display I had out of this plant anyhow

What did you do in your garden today?

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 23:42

Separated my fast growing Clematis Dr Rupel from a mature clump of Eremurus with a piece of trellis and tied the trellis to the arch this morning before work.

It's part of my plan to move the clematis at an appropriate time of year with the least disturbance because it really isn't happy where it is. Mrs Bateman on the other side of the arch is going nuts but the Doctor's having none of it. Every year it's leaves scorch and last year we lost its entire top growth due to wind damage, hence why its had to start a fresh this year.

Eremurus will get divided post flowering. Last year I counted 21-22 flower stems but this year's efforts seem much less. I hope the division goes well, they resent disturbance but they are also getting a wee bit crowded and I have had this particular Woolworths offering for fifteen years so...sounds about right

 

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 Last year's offering that I suspect will not be repeated this year...

First thing in the morning I'm off to water the allotment plants as we don't even have mulch in our first year but at least I have the day off. Woot

 

 

what did I buy?

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 20:38

I once bought three heleniums although one looked slightly different to the others.

It didn't grow much that year and looked completely different from the other two by the end of the summer although it was happy where I planted it.

The following year, it gained vigour and eventually flowered as one of the lesser known varieties (name escapes me) and I wished all three had been alike as the regular heleniums were not that special in my garden situation.

 

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Gardening errors.....

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 20:32

I live 14 miles from the south coast of England and I can't grow Basil with any kind of success

It hates me, I swear it

Summer has arrived

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 20:30

It's not really judgement...it's collective appreciation

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 03/06/2013 at 20:28

Deano, your veg area is really delightful and I can see how much work you've put into its design, build and tending. My veg plot is not even half as nice

Gardenfantic, every year get's better at your place  I can see how its maturing and how on earth do you keep those lawn edges so perfect? 

Busy-Lizzie, as always, your garden makes me wish I lived in France...oh wait..I wish I did before then. I will retire there one day...

Keep up the great postings on this thread everyone...I'm loving them all! xx

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