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......the good guys

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 10:04

Red - although hostas like shade they don't like it dry - and conifers will be taking a lot of moisture.  I think plants that like dry shade might be a better bet.  There are lists of them on the Rhs website - or start another thread and you'll get loads of suggestions. Can't have you having sleepless nights over this

Pulmonaria! :)

Posted: 07/12/2013 at 09:54

Hi Ry

seems like division or root cuttings are your best bet - why don't you invest in a couple of plants to start with and use them as your stock plants to get some more?

Autumn colour

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:29

What a wonderful carpet Marion

Welly boots

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:26

Nothing better than toastie toes


Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:25

OH had the day off for the tree planting spree - looking forward to getting out there in the morning to admire his handiwork......

Fourm not displaying again

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:23

Will go have a rummage round in the morning - looking forward to seeing my garden in the light!

Welly boots

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:22

Swear by my muckboots in the summer, but move on to wellies and thermal socks in the winter

Fourm not displaying again

Posted: 06/12/2013 at 19:16

Lovely hellebore - is spring nearly here already??


Posted: 05/12/2013 at 23:13
Agree with Verdun - a great man, who changed so many lives. Legend is an overused word, but in this case it's appropriate


Posted: 04/12/2013 at 06:35

Morning Dove - feels like old times 

Turkey family here - local butcher gets them from a farm in Kent, and we have never had a bad one.  We never seem to have a problem getting through any leftovers

Hope your knee is on the mend.

have another good day at work Panda.  And Lizzie - did you get your car back yet??

Discussions started by chicky

Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 07:29

TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 19:16

When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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Last Post: 03/02/2014 at 06:40

Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

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Last Post: 15/12/2013 at 18:22

Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Last Post: 10/12/2013 at 22:56

Good Berries

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Last Post: 27/10/2013 at 16:01

No flowers on gladioli

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Last Post: 18/09/2013 at 15:14

Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Last Post: 23/11/2013 at 16:04

Camellia - yellow leaves

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Last Post: 15/09/2013 at 17:04

Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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Rose "The Fairy"

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