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Latest posts by Yviestevie

Spring Plant id

Posted: 21/03/2015 at 14:12

Saw the snowflakes in a NT property last year (can't remember which one) liked it so much that I did a bit of research and put some in last Autumn.  They are coming through nicely at the moment but nowhere near flowering.


Posted: 21/03/2015 at 14:10

Hurrah, we're back.  Thought it might just be me but obviously not as not posts since last night.

Had a busy morning,  Mum not too good as she had an angina attack last night, no pain today but she is very tired.

Haven't done any gardening except ordering plants.  Just deciding whether to pop down to Ashwoods GC for a quick look round.

Hope everyone is well


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 22:36

Got bored this evening and ordered more plants from Crocus

Acer Katsura

A beautiful white lupin

Phlox perfume cloud.

Looks like I'll be moving a few plants around again. 

Spring Plant id

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 22:17

Don't think the first one is muscari the leaves aren't right and the flowers are a bit too fluffy.

You can get double headed snowdrops but they aren't common.  They look more like summer snowflake to me.

Put A Name To This

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 16:33

I think its a hebe but I don't know which one. Looks a bit like my Pink Pixie.

Any advice for first ever visit to RHS Chelsea & GW Live?

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 16:30

Not going to Gardeners World this year, went last year and also went to Hampton Court.  This year I'm going to Harrogate and also planning to go to the Malvern spring show but haven't got tickets for that one yet. 


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 16:27

I don't like them, Secondborn had a small shooting star tatooed on her boob.  She really regrets it now and has had some laser treatment but it doesn't look any paler to me.

When I was at the theatre the casting director had one when she was in her 50's at the base of her spine.  She said that if she had to go into a nursing home in her old age it would maker her look hard and the nurses wouldn't mess with her.

Fuchsias! to prune or not to prune?

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 14:57

I pruned mine a couple of days ago.

......the good guys

Posted: 20/03/2015 at 12:21

Ive had quite a few starter plants from PlanMeNow and mine have been lovely, as you say the packaging is really good.  Not had such a good experience with Naturescape however.  Paid quite a lot for some Star of Bethlehem, followed instructions but none came up.


Posted: 20/03/2015 at 12:07

Verdun must be filming today if he's gone quite.  Going outside to experience the eclipse prompted me to get gardening early today, have already washed a load of pots (I hate that job, too much like H*******k).  Repotted Lavender, Choccomocha Cosmos and Penstemmons. Have also removed some of the lower branches on the conifers at the bottom of the garden,  I'm working towards a pleached hedge

Just having a quick cuppa before I tackle anything else.  Must say it's nice and warm out there, I'm only wearing a t-shirt.   OOps and jeans of course

Discussions started by Yviestevie

Is this normal

Plants not appearing 
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Mystery Plant

Can you help ID it. 
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Starter plants in the Greenhouse

or should I keep them indoors 
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Will they grow in shade 
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Hostas - Any Advice out There

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Plant ID Please

or is it a weed 
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Garrya elliptica 'James Roof'

Does it make a good fence shrub 
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What's on your wishlist?

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Useless ideas and inventions

Another thread to while away the winter evenings 
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Room 101

What would you like to throw in and lock the door 
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Need to replace what I think is box

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Help Identifying plants

from rubbish photos - Sorry 
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Bubble Wrap Greenhouse

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