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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 22:29

I've felt a bit under the weather today, temperature a bit up. Sore throat, hope I'm not getting another cold , last one was bad enough and there is so much to do in the garden. Done nothing today.

Camera Corner

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 22:25

What lovely hellebores you have Fidget. I've never seen any like that here in France.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 22:22

Lyn, I thought as you hadn't posted things had got better. I'm appalled. I wish I lived near you and could help. You are a wonderful, brave daughter.

Help

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 22:15

Pyracantha has sharp prickles, but the birds like the berries, has to be kept pruned to the size you want it, can grow into a monster!

Help

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 13:14

Yes, it does. Shrubs and tall perennial plants flower at different times of the year, eg delphiniums in early summer, heleniums in late summer. I think a selection of shrubs, some evergreen would give most privacy, but they wouldn't flower non stop either, they would give leaf colour and shape. Look up Photinia Red Robin, Choisya, Eleagnus, Euonymus, Ilex for evergreens. Weigela, Deutzia, Cotinus (purple), Hibiscus (the hardy sort), Philadelphus, Viburnum for deciduous flowering shrubs.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 10:54

Have a lovely Mother's Day, Marion. I'm making up posies for ladies at church tomorrow.

Here it's grey and drizzly, a greenhouse day.

Your tulips and grape hyacinths are much earlier than mine, but then I'm 3 hours from the sea in Dordogne.

Help

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 10:49

Do you mean plants shrubs along the fence for privacy? There are lots available, depends what you like. Would you prefer one sort of shrub as a hedge or a selection of different ones for more interest?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 10:39

Morning all. Grey and drizzly. Might have to be a GH day today. That  or housework

It's my birthday

Posted: 14/03/2015 at 10:34

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 Have a lovely day, Lesley.

Tree recommendations for my site please.

Posted: 13/03/2015 at 23:11

I live in Dordogne and have a hornbeam hedge. I watered it the first summer, now I don't bother and it's fine. Mine is just a classic hedge, but you can trim them to different shapes. You can pleach them as in this article.  https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=155 

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