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  1. Verdun

    Best clematis for prolonged flowering

    I grow some clematis, esp since last autumn when I have added a few more, so the bug has bitten! :) Hoping ARMANDII will respond....the clematis king!......but your favourites please folks I would...
    I grow some clematis, esp since last autumn when I have added a few more, so the bug has bitten! :) Hoping ARMANDII will respond....the clematis king!......but your favourites please folks I would like to add a good white for late spring/early summer.....suggestions? Not the big blowsy...
    I grow some clematis, esp since last autumn when I have added a few more, so the bug has bitten! :) Hoping ARMANDII will respond....the clematis king!......but your favourites please folks I would like to add a good white for late spring/early...
    I grow some clematis, esp since last autumn when I have added a few more, so the bug has bitten! :) Hoping ARMANDII will respond....the clematis king!......but your favourites please folks I would...
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  2. Redwing
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    White Verbena Bonariensis

    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and...
    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and some a mixture, as in these pictures. I guess this is what @Verdun means by stable or not. My camera...
    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and some a mixture, as in these pictures. I guess this...
    Haha....I await my fortune.:Wino: Trials are beginning.I took cuttings this morning so we shall see. On close examination it is on the same plant that has some white flowers, some purple flowers and...
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  3. Conbrue

    Using cuttings under soil

    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
    Thanks, the depth is the size of a sleeper stood up so about a foot. How would you fill it? Soil from the garden then topped with compost?Ta
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  4. Verdun
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  5. Verdun
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    What's on your wish list or what's new in your garden?

    :comfort::heehee:
    :comfort::heehee:
    :comfort::heehee:
    :comfort::heehee:
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  6. JDQuinn

    How to improve my hedge

    After 4 years I would think it is time to just let it get on with the job on it`s own. I have been watching the farm hedges that have been planted out around here in the past 5 or 6 years, and...
    After 4 years I would think it is time to just let it get on with the job on it`s own. I have been watching the farm hedges that have been planted out around here in the past 5 or 6 years, and they are all just left to their own devices. Nobody walks miles with secateurs giving them TLC, and...
    After 4 years I would think it is time to just let it get on with the job on it`s own. I have been watching the farm hedges that have been planted out around here in the past 5 or 6 years, and they are all just left to their own devices. Nobody...
    After 4 years I would think it is time to just let it get on with the job on it`s own. I have been watching the farm hedges that have been planted out around here in the past 5 or 6 years, and...
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  7. Jiffy
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    Green Plastic Netting

    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:...
    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:naughty Jiffy:biggrin:
    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:naughty Jiffy:biggrin:
    We phoned a farmer because his bullocks were out on the highway and we were called Bl###y Trouble makers, next time they were out we didn't phone him :rasp:and his bullocks when to town for a day out :snorky::Wino:...
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  8. Vince
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    some pictures of the garden

    Looking very good Vince !
    Looking very good Vince !
    Looking very good Vince !
    Looking very good Vince !
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  9. Jack Snakes

    Breeze Blocks

    That's good to hear. Thankfully (so far anyway), you'll not need a passport to come up to Scotland. Would a fiver do? That would have to include materials :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    That's good to hear. Thankfully (so far anyway), you'll not need a passport to come up to Scotland. Would a fiver do? That would have to include materials :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    That's good to hear. Thankfully (so far anyway), you'll not need a passport to come up to Scotland. Would a fiver do? That would have to include materials :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    That's good to hear. Thankfully (so far anyway), you'll not need a passport to come up to Scotland. Would a fiver do? That would have to include materials :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  10. Sweet-pea66
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    I'm in Bath in Bloom 2017

    Thanks all .Yes it is hard going with the dead heading and watering but worth it xx
    Thanks all .Yes it is hard going with the dead heading and watering but worth it xx
    Thanks all .Yes it is hard going with the dead heading and watering but worth it xx
    Thanks all .Yes it is hard going with the dead heading and watering but worth it xx
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  11. Redwing
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    A Visit to the Eden Project

    Thanks for sharing the photo's @Redwing I've never been so it was a treat for me to see it through your eyes :thumbsup:
    Thanks for sharing the photo's @Redwing I've never been so it was a treat for me to see it through your eyes :thumbsup:
    Thanks for sharing the photo's @Redwing I've never been so it was a treat for me to see it through your eyes :thumbsup:
    Thanks for sharing the photo's @Redwing I've never been so it was a treat for me to see it through your eyes :thumbsup:
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  12. Redwing
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    Barbara Hepworth's Garden

    So beautiful.... thanks!
    So beautiful.... thanks!
    So beautiful.... thanks!
    So beautiful.... thanks!
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  13. Verdun

    Why?

    Bet the environmentalists dont agree though! :whistle:
    Bet the environmentalists dont agree though! :whistle:
    Bet the environmentalists dont agree though! :whistle:
    Bet the environmentalists dont agree though! :whistle:
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  14. alp

    Any specialist nurseries along M1 and from Coventry to Derby please

    @KFF Haha! That's nothing! We travelled from Cardiff to North Wales. Was thinking of whether to go to Biddulph Grange again. That's the madness of those who love NT properties.
    @KFF Haha! That's nothing! We travelled from Cardiff to North Wales. Was thinking of whether to go to Biddulph Grange again. That's the madness of those who love NT properties.
    @KFF Haha! That's nothing! We travelled from Cardiff to North Wales. Was thinking of whether to go to Biddulph Grange again. That's the madness of those who love NT properties.
    @KFF Haha! That's nothing! We travelled from Cardiff to North Wales. Was thinking of whether to go to Biddulph Grange again. That's the madness of those who love NT properties.
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  15. ant1977

    Moving raspberry plant in July?

    Is it a summer or autumn fruiting raspberry? If you follow the advice above, my personal advice would be to reiterate: water, WATER, WATER!!!! Moving *any* plant will cause stress to some degree...
    Is it a summer or autumn fruiting raspberry? If you follow the advice above, my personal advice would be to reiterate: water, WATER, WATER!!!! Moving *any* plant will cause stress to some degree or other; doing so at this time of year, when in full growth spurt will only mean it will be under a...
    Is it a summer or autumn fruiting raspberry? If you follow the advice above, my personal advice would be to reiterate: water, WATER, WATER!!!! Moving *any* plant will cause stress to some degree or other; doing so at this time of year, when in...
    Is it a summer or autumn fruiting raspberry? If you follow the advice above, my personal advice would be to reiterate: water, WATER, WATER!!!! Moving *any* plant will cause stress to some degree...
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  16. Verdun
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    Few grasses and hostas from kitchen window

    Mark, maybe we should give the poor old boy some leeway here.....a little :sparrow:told me that there is, at the present time, a smell most foul in his neck of the woods ....coming from a sewage system. ...
    Mark, maybe we should give the poor old boy some leeway here.....a little :sparrow:told me that there is, at the present time, a smell most foul in his neck of the woods ....coming from a sewage system. This might well be causing a dentrimental affect on the poor chap. Not only that - he is in need...
    Mark, maybe we should give the poor old boy some leeway here.....a little :sparrow:told me that there is, at the present time, a smell most foul in his neck of the woods ....coming from a sewage system. This might well be causing a dentrimental affect...
    Mark, maybe we should give the poor old boy some leeway here.....a little :sparrow:told me that there is, at the present time, a smell most foul in his neck of the woods ....coming from a sewage system. ...
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  17. Verdun

    Good and not so good on-line .....

    Forest Farms up in Oregon is wonderful . Also Herronswood in Washington State. Bluestone not good. But have a wonderful Nursery near that carries all sort of stuff, so have not ordered in years.
    Forest Farms up in Oregon is wonderful . Also Herronswood in Washington State. Bluestone not good. But have a wonderful Nursery near that carries all sort of stuff, so have not ordered in years.
    Forest Farms up in Oregon is wonderful . Also Herronswood in Washington State. Bluestone not good. But have a wonderful Nursery near that carries all sort of stuff, so have not ordered in years.
    Forest Farms up in Oregon is wonderful . Also Herronswood in Washington State. Bluestone not good. But have a wonderful Nursery near that carries all sort of stuff, so have not ordered in years.
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  18. Jiffy

    Snapdragons

    I resisted the temptation, even though they looked lovely in the autumn mist :)Ere's called Poppy Hemlock :spinning:
    I resisted the temptation, even though they looked lovely in the autumn mist :)Ere's called Poppy Hemlock :spinning:
    I resisted the temptation, even though they looked lovely in the autumn mist :)Ere's called Poppy Hemlock :spinning:
    I resisted the temptation, even though they looked lovely in the autumn mist :)Ere's called Poppy Hemlock :spinning:
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  19. Verdun

    Good people.....

    That is where I focus my thoughts when things like this happen. Thank goodness for those good people!
    That is where I focus my thoughts when things like this happen. Thank goodness for those good people!
    That is where I focus my thoughts when things like this happen. Thank goodness for those good people!
    That is where I focus my thoughts when things like this happen. Thank goodness for those good people!
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  20. Jiffy

    Garden Tax

    Well, good thing they are not going to win.
    Well, good thing they are not going to win.
    Well, good thing they are not going to win.
    Well, good thing they are not going to win.
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