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Complete home and garden renovation about to begin 26/5/2022. Lots to do, hope you enjoy the journey.

Cynara cardunculus syn. Cynara cardunculus Cardoon

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Coming into flower. 8ft tall this year 😳

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debs69

Impressive 🤗

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@debs69 i didnt realise they got so big debra.😯

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Heading into next doors 🤦‍♂️

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Keely

Clearly loving all the sunshine this year its going to be huge 😯

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@keely they grow quickly keely.

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suerichards

Wow 🤩

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What a monster. Should get over the fence this year 🤗

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Morning all. This has doubled in size this year, its close on 8ft tall this year .

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flof1952

Morning Dave. Oh wow I didn't realise they could get that tall ....amazing 👋😯

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pelly

Morning Dave, that’s huge 😍😍

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@flof1952 neither did i Pauline, you have a job to see the flower 🙄

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Keely

Morning oh jeez that looks dangerous 😂😂

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jendren

It’s fab Dave. I wish I had too, for one 💜

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@gardengirlla you wouldnt want to sit on it maggie 😮😂

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Morning all. Just about ready to flower. Although its 8ft high this year, so can barely see it 🙄

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pelly

Morning Dave 🙋🙋

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suerichards

Wow she’s s a big girl 👌

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DeborahBanks

Ooh! Fab. I somehow killed my plant 😬

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Im going to have to get my step ladders out to see the flower this year. Its over 7ft now 😮

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Its just showing off now 🤗

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alysha

This is cool too🤩 @davewrightjoinerygooglemail.co

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@alysha its grown well this year alysha. Its well over 6ft now. It got to about 4ft last summer.

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sieveheadsarah

I love it, I think I'll get one for next year 👍🏼😀

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@sieveheadsarah they certainly make a statement sarah. A big whopping thistle like flower as well.

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sieveheadsarah

I saw one for sale £8 at the local council garden centre place last week, but it was very straggly looking 🤔

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@sieveheadsarah they produce new leaves quickly sarah, i just remove the straggly ones, and a new one soon appears. Their easy to keep aswell.

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DeborahBanks

Ooh I ordered a baby plant last night. That should look great when it grows behind the pond.

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sieveheadsarah

Think I may have to go and see if they've still got one Dave, it'll look good next to my huge bronze fennel.

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godfreye

That’s great Dave

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@godfreye its one of my wifes favourites enid. They do make a bit of a statement.

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Coming along well . I wasnt sure about this last year, but quite like it now.

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sieveheadsarah

I'm thinking about getting one, I think they're fab!

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vec

I had one for a couple of years but it took over so donated it to mum. If you have a big space to fill, it's perfect and a bee magnet when it's in flower

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@vec how big do they get julie 🤔 im a bit concerned about that comment after some of the monster plants you have 😂

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vec

Mine was 6ft within a year but its the girth that caused me a problem.

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@vec 😮 good job were talking about a plant 😂😂😂

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vec

😂😂😂

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Growing like the clappers.

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Seems to have got through the winter ok

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richard.spicer.7906

Tough as old boots these are 👍🏼

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@richard.spicer.7906 it was its 1st year last year, so be good to see how it grows this year .

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#macro not yet decided wether this has earnt its right to stay 🤔

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Just got in from work, and look whats come out to say hello.

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Really hope the flower is a bit better looking than the plant 😂

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ublaszko

Looks like someone's had a feast on it 😂 The flower is beautiful and bees will love it! 👍

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jendren

Oh you’re brave Dave. Are these not massive?

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@jendren its not over big nicola, there good sized flowers on it though. I dont think itll be around next year, they look to much like a big weed 😂

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jendren

I know what you mean Dave but the experts describe them as ‘architectural’ 😂😂

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ublaszko

I think they look better in a large border among other plants. There's a beautiful long border at Newcastle University with American redbuds, gunnera, hostas, T-Rex plant, acers, katsura tree etc. Cardoon looks great there among all these other foliage plants.

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@ublaszko I've just been trying to take a look at that urszula but couldn't find it. The rest of the gardens looked great though .

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ublaszko

I had a look as well but there are only pictures of the main square. I look back through my pictures but I've been taking photos of individual plants rather than the whole area.

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Not the most elegant plant, but interesting, and a great big flowering something about to burst open !!!

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joanboston

Too big and ugly for our garden. Must be an acquired taste 😀

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@joanboston it's not the prettiest of plants Joan , looks a bit like a big thistle 😂

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First purchase of the day.. Grows to over 6ft. Should be fun.

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