What's looking good in January 2016

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by Fat Controller, Jan 2, 2016.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Fat Controller

    Fat Controller Cuddly 'NEW SHED' Scottish Admin! Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 5, 2012
    Messages:
    18,267
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Public Transport
    Location:
    At me 'puter, GCHQ Ashford Office, Middlesex
    Ratings:
    +31,120
    December's thread - HERE
     
    • Useful Useful x 1
    • stephenprudence

      stephenprudence GC Weather Guru

      Joined:
      Jul 17, 2010
      Messages:
      1,684
      Gender:
      Male
      Occupation:
      General Asisstant (for now), and full time immatur
      Location:
      Wirral, Zone 9a
      Ratings:
      +2,171
      [​IMG]

      The rather architectural Echium fastuosum (syn. candicans) at Ness Botanic Gardens.
       
      • Like Like x 11
      • noisette47

        noisette47 Total Gardener

        Joined:
        Jan 25, 2013
        Messages:
        2,627
        Gender:
        Female
        Location:
        Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine
        Ratings:
        +4,523
        Looking good and smelling wonderful...Luculia gratissima.IMG_0019.JPG
         
        • Like Like x 12
        • Phil A

          Phil A Gardener

          Joined:
          Jan 23, 2019
          Messages:
          46,101
          Ratings:
          +6
          DSCN2479.JPGDSCN2480.JPG
           
          • Like Like x 7
          • "M"

            "M" Total Gardener

            Joined:
            Aug 11, 2012
            Messages:
            18,616
            Location:
            The Garden of England
            Ratings:
            +31,871
            No photographic "proof" (had my confidence knocked on the photo front, so don't do that any longer) but I have primroses blooming, polyanthus in full bloom (raffle prize from November time) and all my bulbs are way ahead of time (just not blooming quite yet).

            @Zigs : that glass of red looks "blooming" inviting I must say! :heehee: What rose is that smiling away?
             
            • Like Like x 3
            • Friendly Friendly x 2
            • Creative Creative x 1
            • Phil A

              Phil A Gardener

              Joined:
              Jan 23, 2019
              Messages:
              46,101
              Ratings:
              +6
              Know all about having confidence knocked after last year, just grit your teeth and wade back on in there :grphg:

              Everyone behind the bar knows I drink "a bucket of Merlot" :biggrin:

              No idea what the rose is, it's at the National Trust garden where I volunteer :)
               
              • Friendly Friendly x 1
              • joolz68

                joolz68 Total Gardener

                Joined:
                May 16, 2011
                Messages:
                4,300
                Gender:
                Female
                Location:
                alfreton uk
                Ratings:
                +5,062
                It's finally sprouted in my potting shed ☺I bought the bulb last spring!
                20160107_161732.jpg
                 
                • Like Like x 8
                • Phil A

                  Phil A Gardener

                  Joined:
                  Jan 23, 2019
                  Messages:
                  46,101
                  Ratings:
                  +6
                  You'm growing a Triffid? :yikes: :sofa:
                   
                  • Funny Funny x 3
                  • Sheal

                    Sheal Total Gardener

                    Joined:
                    Feb 2, 2011
                    Messages:
                    29,709
                    Gender:
                    Female
                    Location:
                    Beauly, Inverness-shire
                    Ratings:
                    +34,799
                    Hmmm, it looks like a palm, but not growing from a bulb. Thinking back Joolz, you were either in Holland or Belgium last spring, did you buy it while you were there? :)
                     
                    • Like Like x 1
                    • joolz68

                      joolz68 Total Gardener

                      Joined:
                      May 16, 2011
                      Messages:
                      4,300
                      Gender:
                      Female
                      Location:
                      alfreton uk
                      Ratings:
                      +5,062
                      The tag ive wrote says vulgaris,so as i can about remember i bought it a few miles from here,its been in the greenhouse all summer but done nothing and ive no idea what to do with it now? fetch it in? :dunno:
                       
                    • Sheal

                      Sheal Total Gardener

                      Joined:
                      Feb 2, 2011
                      Messages:
                      29,709
                      Gender:
                      Female
                      Location:
                      Beauly, Inverness-shire
                      Ratings:
                      +34,799
                      Is this it @joolz68 ? On the web it says it grows from a tuber.

                      Dracunculus Vulgaris
                      upload_2016-1-7_23-34-20.png
                       
                      • Agree Agree x 3
                      • longk

                        longk Total Gardener

                        Joined:
                        Nov 24, 2011
                        Messages:
                        11,102
                        Location:
                        Oxfordshire
                        Ratings:
                        +21,933
                        Spot on Sheal!
                        All my babies are poking their heads out too Joolz but my biggies are smarter than that and are waiting.
                         
                        • Like Like x 3
                        • joolz68

                          joolz68 Total Gardener

                          Joined:
                          May 16, 2011
                          Messages:
                          4,300
                          Gender:
                          Female
                          Location:
                          alfreton uk
                          Ratings:
                          +5,062
                          Are they supposed to sprut now? @longk Any advice welcome before i end up killing it off...you know what im like!:heehee:
                           
                        • longk

                          longk Total Gardener

                          Joined:
                          Nov 24, 2011
                          Messages:
                          11,102
                          Location:
                          Oxfordshire
                          Ratings:
                          +21,933
                          It's a bit early. My potted ones are being kept rather dry as I don't want them to rot if it turn cold. If it does turn they'll die back but reshoot later in the year.
                           
                          • Informative Informative x 1
                          • joolz68

                            joolz68 Total Gardener

                            Joined:
                            May 16, 2011
                            Messages:
                            4,300
                            Gender:
                            Female
                            Location:
                            alfreton uk
                            Ratings:
                            +5,062
                            Thanks @longk ,how fast does the bulb grow? i wont need to repot it anytime soon will i? x
                            Im still in shock its grown after all the time its been in the pot :heehee: x
                             
                          Loading...
                          Thread Status:
                          Not open for further replies.

                          Share This Page

                          1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
                            By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
                            Dismiss Notice