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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN AUGUST 2021

    Not the the best of summers for me very weather bedraggled this year.
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    What kind of Cedar is this?

    Its not a Leylandii well it doesn't look like one to me which I can usually spot a mile off . They look like the Thuja family which one I not sure but I'd start with one of the Plicata varieties . Crush the leaves is a good hint if its is one of the Thuja plicata / others , they reminded me of...
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    WHAT'S LOOKING GOOD IN JULY 2021

    I've divided mine this spring so it not as big as last year , it didn't grow tall though probably around a metre tall , was a large plant when I dug it up .
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    Out of control thistles

    Are you using the ground for veg or other food crops ? I can see you getting thistles for years to come with the amount of seed heads on them.
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    Another warm day again I'll have to go out and water the pots in a minute . If you've got fungi growing in the house it sounds like you may have a damp problem or you're spilling water regularly while watering plants .
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    Its has been warm even in the evening , I get used to it fast with being outside all day . Got some pictures of the garden from last weekend and the week before . My Ligularia Little rocket has been glorious this year like most years.
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    Well things seem to of done quite a bit of growing since last week the rains have really got things going now after the dry spell, the rain ruined my roses though . Had a good weekend until England lost :( . Train hit a deer on the way home and damaged the brakes so we were stuck in the...
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    Yep that's a veronicastrum, they do get stunted with lack of moister but it will fill out next year. Mine are about 5 ft at the moment. Off to Newcastle for the weekend now, at least the weather looks OK for the weekend.
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    I am more a less back to normal now, still can't taste or smell anything though. Going Newcastle next weekend for a friends stag do (was supposed to be going Prague but that went out the window with covid ) hopefully England get into the Euro finals while I am there. Shady corner
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    About time they beat them. How sad about the chicken you've not had much luck with them, how many have you got left now? You never know with birds how ill they are until its to late
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    It's just another day sat in the garden nice sunny day. I wrote this yesterday just didn't post it. I am fine still got a bit of a cough and I've lost my sense of taste but other than that they nothing wrong with me. The rapid covid test still come back positive. I am sat in the back garden...
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    Afternoon. I do like the thalictrums and the flavum variety. I am not up to much just sat in the garden on my phone watching the bees whiz past and the sparrows and blackbirds go to the feeders and eating my choc ice. I am going to have plenty of time lounging around the garden it better than...
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    That Meconopsis is very nice @zenji and the Tiger coloured lily @DrCase , You've got some Iris Alp and lilies . Busy week planting out and filling pots, had no rain this week I am shocked you've had rain alp and I haven't :) makes a nice change for once I suppose . Very busy day today...
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    I have been emptying the pots today for summer plants , a rather boring job so come in after I was done and watched the football and tennis . Planted most of them up this evening mostly dahlias this year I've more a less lost all my cannas bar one tiny little piece which will have to be grown on...
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    Its another grand day here again I am getting fed up of watering its all I seem to do at the moment . I've been putting some plant supports in today to late as usual but it doesn't matter. My wisteria finally leafed up I were starting to get a tad worried , no flowers again this year probably...
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