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Lowenna

Please Chris ( if I may be so bold as to shorten your name  ) carry on posting as frequently as possible. I enjoy reading your posts and am pleased that there is a fellow gardener in Cornwall  I read several Forums / Message Boards and no one EVER lives in Cornwall - we pasties must stick together 

figrat
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figrat
2 out of 5!
Lowenna, first time I have ever been called a pasty! Thanks for your nice words. We garden in a different world down here don't we? Anyone else from Cornwall on the forum?
jatnikapyar

Christopher....I hope this is a tongue in cheek naught coment.Who is going to make me grin with your quibs if you stop posting eh?

Please go and read my responses to your postings and don't hold back!!

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Hiya jatnikapyar.....gosh what a mouthful! I guess I have to keep posting then. Thanks
jatnikapyar

Thank the Lord Christopher,...as my West Indian friend would say!

Is this not like asking "Does my bum look big in this?" , you know the answer but you still had to ask the question 

Sheerinjerr? Hey folks, I guess it's time to close this post now.
Miss Becks

I think you can safely say after tonights spamming, you have nothing at all to worry about!! LOL

Lowenna

Come on Mods, get rid of the spammers! Keep posting Chris 

Been deleting, by ignoring, these scammers. Fun n games, eh?
figrat
Just glad the site's got the facility do do it!

hellochristoper2 i just wanted to thankyou again for the advice that you gacev me it has given me a lot to think about, i am not sure that i can achieve what you did as i keep adding up the costs and it seems too much to make a profit but i woll have a rethink about how to go about it.is there a limit to how frequently you vcan post on here as i did not see that when i signed up.i ave enjoyed reading the info on this website and it has given me some new ideas for my garden.obviously i will have to ask the good lady wife before i make any such changes if i want my shirts ironed ans dinner on the table. i am thining about putting some grasses in my garden do you have any suggestions of one that will like the south west.

figrat
Another sou'wester here! Keith, I grow quite a few grasses here in my walled garden on the southern edge of Dartmoor, and my favourite is stipa tennuissima. If you want to see what can be done with grasses in the SW, I don't think you can do better than visit The Wildside Nursery near Buckland Monachorum. Opening hours are a bit erratic, but the selection and the garden plantings are superb.

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Keep on posting we all make mistakes but dont take it to heart. and yes congrats to mummy muddy paws saw your bit in the mag. I cant always get on the computer everyday but do enjoy catching up on the days i can.

Keith, like figrat I grow lots of grasses. Tender ones too. Why not just propagate plants using cheap as you can get materials. Compost when on offer. Put ad in shop window for old pots. People have them taking up space and will be glad for you to take them away. You may be surprised at your stock material...phloxes, rudbekias, dahlias, asters, astilbes, astrantias., hostas. most can be potted up now if kept relatively protected over winter. A hosta, for example, can be made into loads of plants now, potted and left to sprout in Spring. They will look great, ESP the variegated ones, and sell for min outlay. Don't give up.....think laterally. Patience but don't et it stress you.
Oh...you can post as often as you like. It's a discussion forum. No rules I think...just be polite. Ask questions, advise, comment
Keith. You want tall grasses? Whole range of.miscanthus., my fav are morning light, variegatus, flamingo and gold band. All easy. Also panicum....lovely airy light flowers. Stipa gigantea is wonderful...the golden oat grass,7' tall and "see through". Small ones? Stipa tennuisima, yes I agree with figrat, is fantastic and once you have it you have it,forever. I grow hackanochloa, blue,fescues, uncinia, pennisetums, elymus. Look em up. You can get them cheap online as small plants that grow Imto garden size flowering plants next year. BEWARE. GRASSES ARE ADDICTIVE. I LOVE THEM. let us know how you get on
Keith meant to add. Sow hordeum jubatum. It is a beautiful grass with loads of colours and hues in its billowing flowers. It's. Cheap. Sow in spring. I sow most years. Make a bed of them or have a few of them meandering through your other plants. Did I say I love grasses......ha ha. Let us know how you get on