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Plant addiction

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 20:09

I'm like that with garden flowers Busy - only bring them in for vases if they are casualties of the wind !

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 20:05

One shopping spree per weekend is probably enough for me MrsG - but hope you and KEF have a great time.  Eat cake, buy plants and chat ...... a near perfect day

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 19:48

Missing Gardengirl too .... hope she comes back soon

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 19:45

Stacey - wasn't me asking for the GW 10% discount, although OH said we should try!! Never been before - quite bowled over by the acres and acres of plants - thats some operation they have there.  And very pleased with my purchases

 

Really love that stand Panda.

clematis

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 15:58

Am hoping you are right - it was a mouse, not a hoe, that decapitated Dr Ruppel - but hoping he will recover

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 15:55

Ouch Dove - poor finger

Wonderful orchids Bill.

Didn't shop quite as much as Stacey at crocus - but am very pleased with my (odd numbers of) veronicastrum fascination, knautia macedonia, heuchara sweettea, and a dierama to try.  All things that have been on my list for a while, so not impulse buys.  Told OH that, and he wants to see my list and exactly how long it is (fears 2nd mortgage may be required).  I had to explain list is in my head, and is not really that long

He came home with grasses - karl forster and some clumpy ones.  He hasn't got a list, so they WERE impulse buys .... Tut tut

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 10:17

Keep meaning to ask Fairy - what did you use for the hedge in the end - was it spikey?

Plant addiction

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 09:25

I follow the "odd number" rule - but i have big borders to fill and other wise it looks bitty - although i often start with a single, to see how It goes before adding more.  I like annuals for pots, and use some in the garden - cosmos mainly.

i have also been known to sneak plants in under cover of night, and deny all knowledge of new ones ..... But i don't buy many clothes

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 09:17

Would love to come bluebell peeping Fidget, but sadly a bit far from me.

i have, however, just persuaded OH that a crocus visit today would be fun

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 09:06

Verdun - Taylors have been added.  Waiting on deliveries from a couple more new (to me) nurseries in the next few days too - if they are good, they will get added too

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