Dovefromabove


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HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 17:23

Plant pauper .... we worked out the shape very carefully .......... 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 17:19

Hosta, it is big ...........    


Do you think we should stake it, or will it be ok as it's multi-stemmed?  The garden does have high fences all around but the wind can be a bit blustery sometimes ...


Just had a phone call - the young person I knew through my work and continued to visit even now because she considered me a friend, passed away last night.  She had severe epilepsy and cerebral palsy with learning difficulties ....... oh how I'll miss her smile  

Last edited: 20 May 2016 17:20:32

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 15:00

Oh yes   it's going at the far end of the new Sunny Bed we're working on - it's an island bed projecting into the lawn (well, more of a peninsula than an island if you get me) .  It will screen the re-vamped utility area and compost bins and also our neighbour's house to the rear, and provide the birds with a somewhat smaller replacement for the big ash tree we felled last autumn.  We'll underplant it with Cyclamen coum and  the bed will be a mix of grasses, low growing shrubs and tall wavy perennials.  


Well, that's the plan so far ........... 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 12:58

Just been to get our Amelanchier



Its gorgeous - multi stemmed and getting on for 7ft from soil level to top. We brought it home on the back seat of the car with niece holding on. I drve slowly to save the leaves blowing off. Nieces and convertibles come in handy:)

EU. In or Out?

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 10:03

Not from me BL - I agree with you 

Plant ID please

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 09:21

Just like the wild Cow Parsley, Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing' is biennial - mine (sowed last year) is looking gorgeous just now.  Maybe you bought a plant in its first year? 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 07:53

Oooh Lesley (( gentle hugs))  - take care!

Weeds in my vinca

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 07:50

It looks pretty well established in the photos 

Bluebell help

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 07:49

I would leave them alone if you want the bluebells to flower next year 

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 07:23

Here you are Clari 



Geum - have fun at the party - Many Happies to your OH for tomorrow 

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

ID please

Rudbeckia??? 
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Last Post: 20/08/2016 at 10:39

Hosta! Where's Hosta?

Look at the canna you gave us! 
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Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 18:02

Salvia greggii and Clem Daniel Deronda

Moving them about ... two questions ...  
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Last Post: 12/08/2016 at 11:24

HELLO FORKERS AUGUST EDITION

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things ... everyone welcome  
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Last Post: Yesterday at 22:28

Gardener's Garters

Phlaris arundinacea var. Picta 
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Last Post: 13/07/2016 at 14:17

Blight resistant tomatoes

 
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Last Post: 18/07/2016 at 11:35

Such a handsome chap

Look who I found  
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Last Post: 19/06/2016 at 18:14

ID please

 
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Last Post: 12/06/2016 at 14:22

A place with some land?

Who was it that wanted to get away from it all? 
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Last Post: 19/05/2016 at 19:01

Espaliered pear tree - when to let it produce fruit?

 
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Last Post: 14/05/2016 at 17:14

Clematis - Daniel Deronda - odd coloured flower

 
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Last Post: 07/05/2016 at 16:05

HELLO FORKERS May 2016 Edition

A friendly place where we can chat to each other about all sorts of things - everyone welcome!  
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Last Post: 01/06/2016 at 09:23

Choose just one ...

If you were coming here with us today what would you get? 
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Last Post: 23/04/2016 at 15:42

Ceratostigma willmottianum 'Forest Blue'

Do you know it? Do you grow it? 
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Last Post: 17/04/2016 at 12:49

Swallows, swifts and martins - have you seen them yet?

Tracking their arrival 
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Last Post: 15/05/2016 at 20:59
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