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Forget-me-Nots


morddwyd

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Why won't Forget-me-Knots grow anywhere were I am around?

In forty years of married quarters around the world I've lived with various soils in various climates but Forget-me-Nots don't bloom for me.

Even when I've taken over a quarter where they have already been flourishing they have died off within a couple of years.

They are virtually weeds which grow wild, but not anywhere where I am around.

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Brumas

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morddwyd

If you are free could you possibly come and sit in my garden to get rid of ours. I could provide you with a tiny fishing rod and a pointy hat so that you could sit over the koi pond at the same time scaring next door's cat off ;o}

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morddwyd

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"I could provide you with a tiny fishing rod and a pointy hat so that you could sit over the koi pond at the same time scaring next door's cat off ;o}"

Am attractive picture, unfortunately you would probably lose the koi as well - I am a cat lover and wouldn't be able to resist giving it a tasty treat now and again!

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onthelimit1

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Ah, a cat lover. Forget-me-nots hate cat pee!

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morddwyd

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Good point, but circumstances dictated that we rarely had a cat ourselves.

Plenty of visitors though.

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Bingalau

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Maybe they don't grow where daffodils flourish? I am assuming you are Welsh and that maybe your garden is full of daffs. Seriously I have read somewhere that some plants do not like other plants. Perhaps asking Prince Charles wasn't such a bad idea. He knows about plants of course, probably talks to them in Welsh.

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morddwyd

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We're talking about 12 different gardens, with a variety of different plants and soil conditions, some of them with no daffs at all!

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Quickbeam

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It's clear that you just don't have green fingers at all morddwyd. If me, I would just forget them, would you not?

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Aitchbee

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...mnemonica(e) is the Latin name.

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john bunyan

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No, it is Myosotis

You may be on the wrong (Bingalau's) thread! See

Forget me Not

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Aitchbee

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john bunyan ... it was just a play on words, but thanks for the correct name of the plant as I had forgotten it ;o)

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