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Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 3.


I split these pics up because there were so many.
There were ferns

more Fuchsias

Daylilies from the folks who had my huge collection a couple of years ago

Ibiza Mirage

Zero Dark Thirty

Acers from the nursery next door to me

some “man eaters”

Lastly the Alpines

It was very hot and so many people there. The show gardens I can see on TV but the trade stands have some interesting things. I bought some more “drippas” to put in my pots and baskets to combat this hot weather we’re having.
For some reason Zero Dark Thirty didn’t upload so this is it. A beauty!

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This blog contains some of my favourite species, the Daylilies, the Carniverous Plants, where they from Hants Carniverous plants? And the alpines, I like the strata beds.
Putting this one into Favs.

4 Jul, 2018


Just about to watch it on TV. Looks wonderful.

4 Jul, 2018


Your day lilies found a good home. Their new owners are looking after their plants well.

6 Jul, 2018


The Alpines are interesting. I find they are unaffected by the heat. I planted them in a Crevice Garden, putting them in the narrow space between rocks for the roots to grow onto the rocks down below. This has meant they have kept cool and moist. Recommend.

6 Jul, 2018


Thanks Siris. They did look good I must admit.
It was a good day Linda235 but very hot.
Yes Hywel, although he did say that some are still in pots. They have the British National Collection of modern daylilies.
Sounds good Dianebulley although keeping anything cool the last few weeks has been a nightmare, here at least. Today reached 32 degrees and everything was flagging by lunchtime.

8 Jul, 2018


We all need to think more carefully about how we plant anything in future. The deeper the better. Surface rocks
to keep the moisture in. I always did keep those large pebble type stones on the surface of my Clematis.
Torn up cardboard egg boxes mixed into all compost.
Need more now.

11 Jul, 2018


Thanks for the interesting tour, Thorneyside ... I love the gravel garden pics and the strata design planting.

30 Jul, 2018


Thank you.

30 Jul, 2018


Missed this one, thanks for the blog, some of my favourite plants...

20 Aug, 2018

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