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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 09:15

Good morning Chicky

No ice here

OH was telling me that he found a dazed and confused toad in the garden centre yesterday - the staff have been re-building outdoor displays - we think that the toad had probably decided that one of the displays was a safe hibernation place, only to find it being deconstructed around his ears! 

He was sitting on a pathway in a semi-stupor - OH picked him up and took him to a permanent evergreen hedgerow at the edge of that area and snuggled him down in the base of it.  Let's hope he goes back to sleep and forgets all about his bad dream

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:43

Oh dear Verdun - do you keep a tube of glue handy for broken hearts?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:42

Boston fern?

What species of aloe is this?

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:23

It looks like aloe vera arborescens - it's grown commercially in Italy and has naturalised in some places.  Was this a farmer's crop or was it growing wild? 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:11

This might help ...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/66138.jpg?width=174&height=290&mode=max

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:10

Good morning all

Hmm Clari - all that's coming to mind at the moment are aspidistra and spider plants - thinking cap on ..........

Hello

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:07

new to gardening

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:06

Welcome Nigel/Shanijo

We love to help - can you post some pictures of your garden so that we can get some idea of your options - to post a pic on here you need to click on the green tree icon on the toolbar above where you type your post, and follow the instructions.

It will also help if we know whereabouts you are and what sort of garden would suit your lifestyle - do you want to entertain outside and do you have children who must have room to play?  What about pets, chickens, wildlife etc - or do you just want something that looks nice when you look out of the window    Have you visited any gardens and seen something you like?  Or maybe you've seen something on a gardening programme or in a magazine? Tell us more about you and we'll be full of ideas

Hello

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 08:00

No probs - and you're welcome to just call me Dove, it's easier

 

Mulching and garden gravel

Posted: 25/01/2015 at 07:58

Hello Andrea and welcome

Hopefully the gravel has been spread on top of a fabric membrane, otherwise it's going to be a nuisance to remove.  Rather than dig the gravel it's better to get on your hands and knees if possible and scrape it off - save it - it's bound to come in handy for something before long. 

Are you going to widen the border and turn it into a herbaceous border that has roses in it, rather than just a rose bed? 

If you want ideas we love making suggestions - if you can post some pictures of your garden on here that would help us to know what your options are.  To post a picture on here click on the green tree icon above where you type your post and follow the instructions - if you're struggling let us know

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