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What's Looking Good In October 2017

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by shiney, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. shiney

    shiney President, Grumpy Old Men's Club Staff Member

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    September Thread Here What's looking good in September 2017

    Although some of our very big Fuchsia plants have had to be removed due to Fuschia Gall Mite :wallbanging: :cry3: this hanging basket is still hanging on

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    @pete another is still flowering :dbgrtmb:
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    Rather sad:- Some of you may remember that in 2005 two 14 year old girls were killed by a train on a level crossing :sad:. One of the girls was a friend of ours (Mrs Shiney helped her through some of her childhood illnesses). Everyone at her funeral was given some Nerine bulbs to remember her by.

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    • Verdun

      Verdun Passionate gardener

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      Sad story Shiney
      Nice touch with the nerines :)
       
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      • BeeHappy

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        @shiney How special to have those nerines :imphrt:they look so beautiful with the Verbena too :wub2:
         
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        • Zigs

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          Tree Mallow :)

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            • shiney

              shiney President, Grumpy Old Men's Club Staff Member

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              @Zigs You're just teaselling us!!! :snorky:
               
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              • KFF

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                Vallota

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                Beloperone ( Shrimp Plant )

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                Impatiens Sodenii

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                  shiney President, Grumpy Old Men's Club Staff Member

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                  I get that mixed up with this :heehee: (Bellerophon)

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                    Nerine Ostara.
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                    Nerine Codora.
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                    Ensete maurelii, amazingly, it survived outside last winter even with some hard frosts.
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                    • "M"

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                      Cobaea :wub2:

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                      Think this is St John's Wort (has a weird smell)

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                      Fuchsia "Willow Tinsdale"

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                      • "M"

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                        From seed

                        Cornflower (Blue)
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                        Cornflower (Black Ball)

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                        Nigella

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                        Sweet Pea (still putting on a show, despite not picking the flowers since the end of August)

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                        • "M"

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                          From the vegetable bag ...

                          Jerusalem artichoke now in flower and looking wonderful :thumbsup:

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                              Commelina tuberosa enjoys the shorter and cooler days............
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                              The Salvia patens seeds weren't sown until July but here's one in bloom..............
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                              Salvia microphylla 'Nachtvlinder' continues to bloom profusely............
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                              Salvia microphylla 'Royal Bumble'............
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                              Here's a Salvia atrocyanea that is blooming in its first year from seed...............
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                              Finally, an unknown Agastache..............
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                                Great shot @"M" :dbgrtmb:
                                 
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