Thats enough introduction - on with the plants!
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Twenty five years ago I built a greenhouse, more as a garden divider than as a greenhouse. It grew some magnificent
Abutilon for a few years (which I no longer grow) and Bulbinella hookeri (which I no longer grow)
and Cissus striata with its improbably dark elfin trails of rampant foliage, looking for all the world
like a world devouring vine suddenly midgetified (I'm sure it's in the dictionary) (which I no longer grow).
This week I unbuilt it with a sledge hammer and a bonfire. With luck the large flat no-longer-divided area
that it occupied will shortly be transformed into a new Hedychium house. A JCB removed the tree stumps,
I just have to get out my bucket and spade and pat the rutted ground flat again.
On the weather front, there hasn't been one for two days and I was horrified to see that all the daylilies were drying out. Rain forecast for tomorrow! Dahlias have started (no space this week), Crocosmia have started (no space this week), Daylilies bright beyond belief (no space this week), but there is space for...
To find particular groups of plants I grow, click on the genus name in the table above. Click on the "Index" box at the top of the page for the full list.
I have a lot of good intentions when it comes to updating this site, and I try to keep a note about what is going on, if you are interested.
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