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Witch hazel

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 16:35

The witch hazels with red flowers have some pretty spectacular autumn colours too - this one is from Diane:

 The yellow flowered ones are less spectacular in autumn for me.


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 16:26

Great turnout Lizzie - good to see.

just googled amanagowa - wow - i want one  And gorgeous autumn colour as well.  Just added it to my wish list - have never heard of it before.  money well spent Yvie.

have a great time in Venice Woody.  

Pdoc, you have a PM

Monty Don Tour

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 10:43

Closer to Bordon than Guildford, Hostafan.  Just outside Farnham.  One of our cycling routes takes us out that way - by Whitehill and Selbourne.  There is a fabulous Hosta garden in Lindford too - have you ever been?

Monty Don Tour

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 10:13

I think Star Gaze Lily went before Christmas - maybe she will pop in later.

i have just googled and he is coming to guildford this week - but all sold out.  Wish i had known sooner, but will keep my eye open for others near me.

hope you have a great time Ashdale

Hedging Choice

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 10:01

Beech isn't evergreen, but gives all round screening as it keeps the old leaves till the new ones come out.  We have several, established form bareroot whips, and they only take a couple of years to get going and merge together ...another possibility for you to consider


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 09:36

Hi Fairy - Happy New Year  Good to have you back...hope pooter starts behaving now.

popped back to share a pic of the witch hazel

 Oh, and Archie, does the chick have a name ??


Posted: 11/01/2015 at 09:30

Morning all 

Glad you had a good day in London Dove (travelling aside). Hope the packing/spring cleaning is all worthwhile soon BM.

have seen the same weather forecast as Verd - looks like Weds night could be hairy.

in the meantime, today is a day to explore the garden and see what is popping up - mostly hellebores snowdrops and other bulbs.  Love the anticipation at this time of year.  I added a new witch hazel Pallida to the garden last year and it is flowering profusely - vivid yellow spidery pom poms ....lovely

And our new horsey friends have invited us to their field this afternoon to raid the dung heap ..... Happy Days

It's my birthday

Posted: 11/01/2015 at 09:21

 Have a great day Runny


Posted: 10/01/2015 at 21:46

Lucy Hall (no cheating) - she writes me a lovely letter at the front of every magazine


Posted: 10/01/2015 at 21:43

You could make the blue t-shirt your signature feature.  Verd and Woody - what a duo.  Set up the screen test now

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