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Oh Yes!  Spontaneous   Ha ha 

hollie hock

I used to think that I would remember what I planted in the garden and what seeds I've sown, learnt that's not the case at all. Each spring it's still a surprise The garden changes so much over the year, I forget quickly



you could just stick with one type of flower 

Woodgreen wonderboy

I don't usually do labels in the garden as they disappear, break, fade etc. However I am trying to be disciplined with my new alpines in the GH/AH.

One major problem.... the smaller the plant the longer the name......first rule of alpine gardening....and they are unpronouncible or memorable either.  grrrrrrrrrr

The labels are bigger than the plants!!


The problem is I really used to be able to remember exactly what I'd planted where and when, and the latin names and everything - list? labels?- not for me 

What happened? 



thats what happens when you get to 27 and retire 

Woodgreen wonderboy

At Great Dixter, Christo LLoyds brilliant garden, there is a sign explaining 9 reasons why no plants are labelled. 1. people steal labels. 2. people move labels. 3. birds pull up labels. etc. etc. 

If anyone asked CL a question about a plant he would only answer them if they had a pencil and paper to hand... because they would always forget. If. on the other hand, they did write stuff down he would be the best teacher ever.

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