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Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 07:30

Chicky - I like the idea of ferns, does anyone know what they are like for pollen? I'm thinking that since my partner has very bad hayfever it would be nicer to keep the flowers low pollen at the front.

Steve - not a chance! The LR is my vehicle & very much needed for towing fire engines in the day time and moving tons of horse manure for the vegetable plot in the evening! 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/11/2014 at 07:25

Morning all! 

Anyone else want to just stay in bed today? 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 18:30

Oooh that does look nice!!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 17:54

Does anyone want to suggest what's for dinner? Himself is currently away helping a friend clear out of the house he's been renting and truth be told as happy as I am to cuddle up into my blanket I get the impression he'll want feeding when he gets home and beans on toast wont cut it!

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 12:59

Nutty - the driveway is plenty large enough for trampling and toxics associated with vehicles. We're not going to have any edibles on the front as it's really not suitable but would like a few hardy plants that'd put up with rhis punishment! 

Thanks GardenMaiden - I'll have a go at cutting the tree to let more light in and will find a website on alpines to see what might look nice.

Do you grow Aconitum's?

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 11:53

When, as one of those young people, I moved into a new house and started prodding around the garden not really knowing what I was doing the first thing I did (after hacking back the lawn) was put on a pair of jazzy gardening gloves and kept my phone nearby (us young folk can't bare to be without our phones) so I could photograph plants flowers and leafs I didn't recognise to later search the internet as to their identity. 

Plants are dangerous. Life is dangerous. Should we be banning scissors in case I forget to respect the unknown and decide to try running with them?

 

(No laughing KEF - I could probably run if I really wanted too!)

 

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 11:42

There's going to be about 1 - 2ft less ground area nearest the white vehicle to play with.

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 11:40

This is the view from the window. I'm having technical issues!

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20141109_102726_zpsz7zylmnb.jpg

 

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 11:39

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20141109_102349_zpsdbonhjfv.jpg

 

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 11:38

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20141109_102342_zpstgjybhep.jpg

 

Discussions started by Clarington

Front "garden" needs some inspiration!

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Ginger

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loved gardening quotes

what are your favourites?  
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June transplant to cover the bald spots! 
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A collection of unknown plants requiring identifying.

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When do you decant the seedlings? 
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Evergreen Grass With Purple Flowers In Summer

Lost its ID tag in the move - can you identify it? 
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