Berghill


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How Many Have You Got?

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 20:38

Er, lets see, the remainder of 7.000 of the square 3in type. About 2,000 of the small round 2 in ones, and about 3,000 plus of ones which look very much like those root trainer things, 4 inches tall and 1 inch sqaure. Plus a few hundred 1 litre pots for bigger plants.

So a few more than the average.

Many of them filled with plants though.

Woodland path ideas

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 16:52

And use the best quality weed suppressant fabric. The cheap stuff does not last very long at all, false economy really.

Kilmarnock Willow

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 16:50

If it is still small then leave it alone or just take the tips of the old branches off to force it to make new ones.

Kilmarnock Willow

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 12:25

Did you prune it?

The catkins come on wood grown last year, so now is the time to cut it back to encourage new growth which should flower next spring. Just been doing our willows.

Woodland path ideas

Posted: 04/04/2016 at 12:23

Our woodland path is as that of Obelixx, though the edges are  half logs. They have lasted 20 years and are only now beginning to rot. The bark comes from our own shredding.

Dahlias

Posted: 02/04/2016 at 13:27

I suggest you remove your phone number H. You never know what odd calls you might get. Send it to folks in a PM.

Dahlia tubers are reputed to be edible when roasted. BUT Don't take my word for it. I have never tried them.

 

 

celendines

Posted: 31/03/2016 at 21:17

I did.

Will Puschkinia Libanotica cross with English Bluebells

Posted: 30/03/2016 at 14:02

And this one is actually P. scilloides. The name libanotica has been dropped.

If only I could get paid for doing what I love!

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 14:13

I thought that way before they told me to retire or be dead in  a year. So we bought a house with a large piece of land intending to open a nursery. Believe me the stress levels went through the roof, trying to get it started.

If you are the sort of conscientious type of person (and you sound to be) any job where you need to reach your own set standard is going to be stressful and gardening for other s is no different.

Don't know what to suggest though, except hope that you find some relief from the anxiety. I did, I gave up doing anything, but that is not an option for most people.

Geums

Posted: 28/03/2016 at 17:44

Unless you have foxes.....they dug up the border where I tried to use this. Even though it had been spread thinly and rained on. Blame this as it was the only part of the border dug in and the only part where I used this.

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