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Johnstown plants rehoming

11 January 2018 22:48:11

Hi all, my last journal was 604 days ago which is shocking......

here are my available plants so first come first served


Phygelius Salmon Leap X 1 Moya

Cornus 'Midwinter Fire' X 1 LindaB

Hosta Striptease X 1 Gracedieu Lass

Salvia Cerro Potosi X 1 Jackie

Salvia Hot Lips X 1 Liztai

Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder' X 2 Fleurette, Moya

Penstemon Rich Ruby X 1 JoanG

Penstemon lilliput Rosy Red X 1 Fleurette, Jackie

Impatiens bicaudata x auricoma X 5 Jackie, Fleurette



Fleurette Fleurette 11 January 2018 23:18:21

Hello joann, I have just received your comment wishing for a couple of things from me. Weather permitting tomorrow, (and visitors) I shall try to get them for you.

  Could I request Penst. Rosy Red, an Impatiens, and a Salvia x jamemsis Nachtvlinder?

Thank you.  

JoanG JoanG 11 January 2018 23:26:55

Hi Joann, I'm a sucker for penstemons, could I have 'Rich Ruby' please?

Jackie Jackie 11 January 2018 23:32:16

Hi Joann. Could I take an Impatiens, penstemon Lilliput rosy red and salvia Cerro potosi if I’m not too greedy. Or whatever you can manage I don’t mind. Tried the impatiens and failed so one more try !! Thanks a million and safe driving 

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 11 January 2018 23:50:30

Joann, I would love Hosta 'Striptease' if possible, thanks. I have plants of Nerine bowdenii and Agapanthus if you would like some.

Moya Moya 12 January 2018 00:45:21

What a great list Joann - so tempting!

Could I have Salvia x jamensis 'Nachtvlinder'  and Phygelius Salmon Leap?

Liztai Liztai 12 January 2018 00:49:20

I would like Salvia Hot Lips, if it is still available please

LindaB LindaB 12 January 2018 10:06:19

Hi Joann, could I have the Cornus please (great list!)

Joann Joann 12 January 2018 16:37:20

No problem ladies!

Yes please to anything you have Mary, thanks.

Also Jackie even tho I said I had only one P. lilliput Rosy red and Margot got there first, I actually have one small one, like the runt of the litter which I can give you, with a little TLC it should do ok I hope. I only did 3 cuttings of it from my friends garden

Jackie Jackie 12 January 2018 19:27:06

Ah Joann dont worry about it. If you want to keep that one too thats fine and when its bigger I will get it again, honestly!

Joann Joann 12 January 2018 20:21:38

too late Jackie, its packed up and label on it says it belongs to you!!!

Jackie Jackie 12 January 2018 20:34:50

Thanks Joann......safe driving tomorrow !!


Lìga Lìga 12 January 2018 21:52:00

See you tomorrow Joann! ;)


16 May 2016 23:47:47

The weather has been fab for the last while so tipping away at garden when I get any chance at all. I got a few things planted today, mainly stuff which has been passed on from friends such as Dactylorhiza from Deborah, Rogersia and candleabra primulas from Helen and Tim at Knockpatrick gardens and snowdrops and daffodils from a local lady Mary Murphy. Lots more sitting in pots so hoping to do more over next few days.

I gave in to temptation and sprayed roundup on  the weeds, didn't use any last year but things got way out of control, had to try and get on top of them earlier this year, kids take up most of my time so weeding takes second place, so round up it is.

My first oriental poppy opened over a week ago, same day we got a new puppy, her name was Peggy on the ISPCA site but that is hard to shout over and over when she takes off running back the fields so changed it to Poppy, it rolls off the tongue much easier. She is a dote but a pure lunatic too, full of energy, the kids and other dogs are loving her.


JoanG JoanG 17 May 2016 00:02:18

Both Poppies looking great, the doggie is a wee dote. 

Jacinta D Jacinta D 17 May 2016 04:21:46

Gorgeous little puppy Poppy.

Jackie Jackie 17 May 2016 06:58:07

Ah Joann what a little cutie and a great name Poppy and I can just picture the scene chasing off into the wind lol and you calling behind her lol. Love the poppy poppy too. Mine are still seedlings. But long for the day they flower. Enjoy the good weather ;) 

fran m fran m 17 May 2016 06:58:37

Hi Joann :)

Gracedieu Lass Gracedieu Lass 17 May 2016 07:46:56

Nice to get plants from friends. Good woman to take a dog from the ISPCA, she is adorable.

PeterW PeterW 17 May 2016 20:39:47

Ah two lovely poppies :D None of my poppies open yet but soon hopefully.

Plant swop Terra Nova

03 June 2015 23:25:56


had a quick look this evening and have a few bits looking for loving homes where they may have a chance of survival should our weather improve!!!

1 X Acanthus mollis (Hazel)

1 X small bit of a Nepeta (about 2 feet high and 3 wide when grown) (Linda)


the following are seedlings from seeds sown this year

1 X Rudbeckia Chocolate Orange (Margaret aka Hosta)

3 X Nicandra physalodes (Kathrin)

3 X white foxgloves (MaryB)

3 X Aster pom pom mixed

3 X Cleome Helen Campbell

3 X Nicotania sylvestris (Elizabeth)


Kathrin Kathrin 03 June 2015 23:41:14

Thank you so much Joann. 

I am simply overwhelmed by everyones kindness and generosity to share. I am truly looking forward to meeting you and everyone else and having a lovely day with like minded people. 

Hosta Hosta 03 June 2015 23:55:10

Can I have the Rudbeckia please and thanks

TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 04 June 2015 01:20:15

Hi Joan - could I please hve the Acanthus mollis if it is still available? Thank you!

Mary B Mary B 04 June 2015 06:42:28

Hi Joann, could I have a foxglove please, thanks so much :)

LindaB LindaB 04 June 2015 08:21:26

I would love the Nepata Joann, thank you.

Elizabeth7 Elizabeth7 04 June 2015 13:08:24

Nicotonia please and thanks.



homestore & more

30 January 2015 20:52:17

Homestore & more have all garden pots and planters down to half price for February. Some nice colourful glazed pots and some charcoal coloured ones have caught my eye.

Sign up for their newsletter and you should get a code which you can use now before February even comes, they deliver too if you can't make it in to the shop.

just icluded some pics taken in Arley Hall, Cheshire in 2010

roofy roofy 30 January 2015 20:59:00

Beautiful colour in the pics Joann.

Clara Clara 30 January 2015 21:17:11

Love the photos Joann.......

Jacinta D Jacinta D 30 January 2015 22:17:23

Wow, Joann. Super photos. Thanks for the heads up on Homestore & More. Maybe next week.

seed swops Johnstown

06 January 2015 19:13:24

I have lots of unopened packets of seeds that come free with garden news magazine, I can split these between people if a few want the same ones but will need to know early Sat, or else bring an envelope to Johnstown and organise sharing yourselves.........


Honesty purple and white mixed

Nasturtium African Queen

Hollyhock Majorette mixed

Verbena Bonariensis

Sweet William Monarch mixed

Mimosa pudica

Penstemon mixed colours

Dahlia Dwarf double mixed

Amaranthus Christmas Torch

Sweet pea 'Red and White'

Antirrhinum Magic Carpet mixed

Doreen Doreen 06 January 2015 22:01:04

Hi Joann, could I have some honesty and sweet pea seeds please

Moya Moya 06 January 2015 22:21:39

Hi Joann, Could I have some of the Verbena B? I collected some from my own plants last year but haven't bagged it up yet. I just want the tiniest pinch as a back up as the last time I sowed my own they did not germinate.


Jackie Jackie 07 January 2015 07:35:21

Oooh could I have some of the Amaranthus please. I've just fallen in love with Amaranthus. Thanks Joann. 

Jackie Jackie 09 January 2015 18:46:55

Joann I could also ask for some of your Hollyhock Majorette mixed seeds....they look great when I googled them and I only had white ones and yellow ones last year. Thanks again .....See you Sunday ;)

Joann Joann 10 January 2015 11:17:56

See you all tomorrow with your seeds


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