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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

......the good guys

Posted: 12/04/2014 at 08:44

Taylors Clematis have been superb Great plants, great packing, lovely personal service ..... Will never buy a clematis from a GC again

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 08:41

Morning all - good to see PMs working properly again.  Tech team have been pretty swift recently

Today i plan to cut back my penstemmon, and mulch as much as i can with the mountain of FYM.  My clematis from Taylors arrived yesterday - beautiful plants at great prices.  I will never buy a full price clematis from a GC again ( the little ones are ok for growing on a bit).  One of the plants was not what i ordered - quick phone call, profuse apologies, new one arriving on tuesday, and i can keep the mistake.  So now have a Marjorie montana, to plant up a tree somewhere

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Posted: 12/04/2014 at 00:18

Just got in from taxi duties ..... think i missed a good night.

Problems with private messages

Posted: 11/04/2014 at 18:10

Have a good hols Daniel

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Posted: 11/04/2014 at 18:08

Am smiling here at the vision of our punkdoc throwing himself valiantly into a stream to save ducklings

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