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  2. Fat Controller
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    Sheds

    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor...
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor repairs and give it a coat of preservative soon. Although the roof has been replaced at some point the...
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor repairs and give it a coat of preservative soon....
    I thought you might like to see this @Fat Controller. :)I was talking to my neighbour yesterday who's shed below is right on my boundary as he used to own my plot. He wants to do some minor...
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  3. NigelJ
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    What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020

    Thanks for your comment. Yes I have tried most of what's on offer. We had a cat once. It was daughter No. 1's left to us. Val, my late wife caught it crossing the road into the park. Amber,...
    Thanks for your comment. Yes I have tried most of what's on offer. We had a cat once. It was daughter No. 1's left to us. Val, my late wife caught it crossing the road into the park. Amber, the cat got a good ticking off. Strange but true. Amber never went beyond our garden after...
    Thanks for your comment. Yes I have tried most of what's on offer. We had a cat once. It was daughter No. 1's left to us. Val, my late wife caught it crossing the road into the park. Amber, the cat got a good ticking off. Strange but true. ...
    Thanks for your comment. Yes I have tried most of what's on offer. We had a cat once. It was daughter No. 1's left to us. Val, my late wife caught it crossing the road into the park. Amber,...
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  4. JWK
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    Do you know your soil type?

    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure added over the years. Warm, sunny walled garden not far from the coast. Can grow wide range of...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure added over the years. Warm, sunny walled garden...
    Good deep sandy loam around 7 on the PH scale here. Front garden is very draining; back garden has better soil and holds moisture pretty well because of the huge amounts of compost and manure...
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  5. PeterS
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    Improving clay

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  6. andrews
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    Anyone Buying Seed For 2020 ?

    Thank you. I bought some from the garden centre yesterday in the end. Popped in there to get my seed potatoes, and to find my daughter (3) some gardening gloves that actually fit her! lolI think...
    Thank you. I bought some from the garden centre yesterday in the end. Popped in there to get my seed potatoes, and to find my daughter (3) some gardening gloves that actually fit her! lolI think it is British Basil that I selected in the end also Selleri! :D Quite happy to have it growing like...
    Thank you. I bought some from the garden centre yesterday in the end. Popped in there to get my seed potatoes, and to find my daughter (3) some gardening gloves that actually fit her! lolI think it is British Basil that I selected in the end...
    Thank you. I bought some from the garden centre yesterday in the end. Popped in there to get my seed potatoes, and to find my daughter (3) some gardening gloves that actually fit her! lolI think...
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  7. NigelJ
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    What's Looking Good in January 2020

    Which SW France most definitely isn't! :biggrin: But that plant is 3 years old now, and fairly sheltered. Even so.....flowers in January??:scratch:
    Which SW France most definitely isn't! :biggrin: But that plant is 3 years old now, and fairly sheltered. Even so.....flowers in January??:scratch:
    Which SW France most definitely isn't! :biggrin: But that plant is 3 years old now, and fairly sheltered. Even so.....flowers in January??:scratch:
    Which SW France most definitely isn't! :biggrin: But that plant is 3 years old now, and fairly sheltered. Even so.....flowers in January??:scratch:
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  8. HarryS
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    Know Your Weeds

    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
    This is great thanks very much. Often wondered what the weeds in my garden were
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  9. HarryS
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    Dahlia Tuber Planting ?

    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
    3 of the same variety for me Woo. I like groups of one colour, type, etc. Should look good:)
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  10. ARMANDII
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    GARDENING ASPIRATIONS FOR 2020

    Hello Everyone. I would like a garden with rooms. I want to grow lots of veg but if anyone visits all they can see are different heights of flowers. A windy path maybe. Some trellis. Pergola....
    Hello Everyone. I would like a garden with rooms. I want to grow lots of veg but if anyone visits all they can see are different heights of flowers. A windy path maybe. Some trellis. Pergola. Raised beds hiding behind taller plants. Seating area would be nice. It all looks very nice in my head...
    Hello Everyone. I would like a garden with rooms. I want to grow lots of veg but if anyone visits all they can see are different heights of flowers. A windy path maybe. Some trellis. Pergola. Raised beds hiding behind taller plants. Seating area...
    Hello Everyone. I would like a garden with rooms. I want to grow lots of veg but if anyone visits all they can see are different heights of flowers. A windy path maybe. Some trellis. Pergola....
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  11. Redwing
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    Good Online Nurseries and Plant Sellers

    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or...
    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or speed of delivery. My Elephant Ears Black Magic turned up in two days and is looking great.
    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or speed of delivery. My Elephant Ears Black Magic...
    My Gardening Express order hasn't moved from two weeks ago. Luckily I'm in no hurry for the plants.I've ordered lots of plants from Ebay sellers and I've never been let down with quality or...
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  12. ARMANDII
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    SOWING SEEDS - 2020

    Sown Eucomis comosa, Lilium davidii, L pardalinum, Clematis napaulensis and Rehmannii piasezkii. These are now in propagator.
    Sown Eucomis comosa, Lilium davidii, L pardalinum, Clematis napaulensis and Rehmannii piasezkii. These are now in propagator.
    Sown Eucomis comosa, Lilium davidii, L pardalinum, Clematis napaulensis and Rehmannii piasezkii. These are now in propagator.
    Sown Eucomis comosa, Lilium davidii, L pardalinum, Clematis napaulensis and Rehmannii piasezkii. These are now in propagator.
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  13. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR PURCHASES 2020

    New shed already image a little fuzzy its torrential rain had to take it quickly;):heehee:
    New shed already image a little fuzzy its torrential rain had to take it quickly;):heehee:
    New shed already image a little fuzzy its torrential rain had to take it quickly;):heehee:
    New shed already image a little fuzzy its torrential rain had to take it quickly;):heehee:
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  14. ARMANDII
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    THE IRIS FAMILY 2020

    I'm hoping that my collection of Bearde Iris will flower even better this year than the last by keeping up a campaign of weekly feeding from the Spring.:hapydancsmil:
    I'm hoping that my collection of Bearde Iris will flower even better this year than the last by keeping up a campaign of weekly feeding from the Spring.:hapydancsmil:
    I'm hoping that my collection of Bearde Iris will flower even better this year than the last by keeping up a campaign of weekly feeding from the Spring.:hapydancsmil:
    I'm hoping that my collection of Bearde Iris will flower even better this year than the last by keeping up a campaign of weekly feeding from the Spring.:hapydancsmil:
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  15. ARMANDII
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    SUPER SALVIAS 2020

    Salvia guaranitica
    Salvia guaranitica
    Salvia guaranitica
    Salvia guaranitica
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  16. ARMANDII
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    HANGING BASKETS, WINDOW BOXES AND PLANTERS 2020

    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
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  17. ARMANDII
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    DAY LILY - 2020

    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
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  18. ARMANDII
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    SWEETPEAS 2020

    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
    New thread here.
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  19. ARMANDII
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    FUCHSIAS 2020

    New Thread here.
    New Thread here.
    New Thread here.
    New Thread here.
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  20. NigelJ
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    Super Salvias 2020

    Sad news for Salvia fans. Robin (Nibor) of Robin's Salvias passed away on Jan 2nd.
    Sad news for Salvia fans. Robin (Nibor) of Robin's Salvias passed away on Jan 2nd.
    Sad news for Salvia fans. Robin (Nibor) of Robin's Salvias passed away on Jan 2nd.
    Sad news for Salvia fans. Robin (Nibor) of Robin's Salvias passed away on Jan 2nd.
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  22. Sarraceniac

    What's your weather like?

    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being...
    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being closed and started in a new thread. Otherwise known as 'splitting'.How it will work is this:...
    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being closed and started in a new thread. Otherwise...
    It's just come to our attention (thank you RM1986!) that some of our problems may have been attributable, in part at least, to active threads with over 1,000 posts. Therefore, this thread is being...
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  23. ARMANDII
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    WHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2018

    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
    NEW THREAD HEREWHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY 2019
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  24. Phil A
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    What jobs are we doing in the Garden today 2015

    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
    Time to say goodbye to 2015 - new thread HERE
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  25. Fat Controller
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    What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2019

    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
    Just thought I'd mention that the year is 2020... :whistle::heehee:What Jobs Are We Doing In The Garden Today 2020Nick
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  26. ARMANDII
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    WHAT JOBS ARE WE DOING IN THE GARDEN TODAY - 2017

    Just a test post:snorky:
    Just a test post:snorky:
    Just a test post:snorky:
    Just a test post:snorky:
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  27. Marley Farley
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    What Jobs Are We Doing in the Garden Today... MK3.. 2013

    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden...
    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden for a few hours. Leeks and onions looking good and chard still producing. Need to get some manure and...
    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden for a few hours. Leeks and onions looking good and...
    Lovely spring-like day today, sunny 8c. Dug over my veg beds as they'd got a bit compacted and did some weeding and hoeing here and there. Nothing much really but was good to be in the garden...
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  28. Marley Farley
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    What Jobs are we doing in the Garden today 2014..

    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
    @Zigs @Marley FarleyHi BothPlease can we have a new threadthank youSpruce
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  29. Fat Controller

    What jobs are we doing in the garden today 2016

    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans -...
    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans - 3lb :blue thumb:.Taking apart the frames doesn't include the main posts and wires but needs to have things...
    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans - 3lb :blue thumb:.Taking apart the frames doesn't include the...
    It was a big gardening day yesterday although it doesn't sound like a lot of work. It was 'c Clear the ShineyFrames for the winter', day :phew:. So I started off with picking the last of the beans -...
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  30. Mr Grinch
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    Mr Grinch's Garden

    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
    Looking grand Mr Grinch :dbgrtmb:
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  31. PeterS
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    Show us your recent purchases.

    Closed.. New Thread here
    Closed.. New Thread here
    Closed.. New Thread here
    Closed.. New Thread here
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  32. Lolimac
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    What jobs are we doing today in the garden ?

    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
    This thread is now closed please continue here,,
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  33. Marley Farley
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    What Jobs Are We Doing in the Garden Today... MK2..

    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
    New thread started here folks.. :blue thumb:
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  34. Phil A
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    Show us your recent purchases 2015

    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
    I might agree with you if I understood what multi functioning was. :lunapic 130165696578242 5:
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  35. ARMANDII
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    SHOW US YOUR RECENT PURCHASES 2018

    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
    I got an alert on my emails to send it to this forum :rolleyespink:
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  36. alp
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    Gardening diaries - friendly discussions on topics from latest bloom to wildlife.

    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
    Thread closed as it is getting a bit long.New thread - Gardening diaries - friendly discussions (part 2)
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  37. Spruce
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    Daylily "Hemerocallis 2013 S W S

    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
    Bumping the [email protected] a look at this thread from last year. Lots of great ideas and lots to choose fromSpruce
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  38. Waco

    Brugmansia 2

    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away...
    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away two of the stems and potted up the main one. It now has a nice 'crop' of hair ... sorry leaves ......
    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away two of the stems and potted up the main one. It...
    We have since corresponded Caj xx As our mentor is not really with us any more, perhaps someone else .... Marley? Strongy? can help here. As to my situation two plus months ago, I threw away...
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  39. Spruce
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    What's Looking Good In June 2013

    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but...
    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but still by October it died :cry3:. I think some of them probably need tropical conditions :scratch: . Unfortunately...
    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but still by October it died :cry3:. I think some of them...
    I bought one Pennisetum burgundy giant a couple of years ago from a garden centre. It had burgundy red leaves and long rosy / maroon plumes. A most handsome plant indeed. I knew it was tender, but...
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  40. Scotkat
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    Fuchsias

    Closed.. New thread HERE
    Closed.. New thread HERE
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    Closed.. New thread HERE
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  41. Phil A
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JUNE 2018

    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
    Glad you like it, Loki.:love30: Walking around it gives me a lot of content and puts a smile on my face.:snorky:
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