I saw that too Iamweedy ... in the village where I used to live the church had some high sided pews for the gentry, facilitating the use of such utensils without the loss of dignity ... not really sure where they were emptied, but I suppose one had a Ladies' Maid to see to such things
Mr Google says I guessed correctly https://janeaustensworld.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/regency-hygiene-the-bourdaloue/
I've been pondering over this while I cleaned the bathroom ........ could it just have been nipped by frost/cold wind ...... I know they're hardy but new foliage of any plant can be a bit susceptible to the cold, and the ones I've seen do go brown in the winter ... and that end of the patch might just have caught a very chilly wind nipping across the East Anglian flatlands direct from the Urals.
Just a thought
Here you are - this will show you what you need to do
That's my thought too Nut
One wonders indeed Hosta unless they're just trying to draw attention to their website of course .......... perish the thought
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Some varieties are multi-headed, some only single headed.
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You weren't there when I answered ... this phone's very slow at downloading ... I shall find the laptop ...
Not ground elder ... could be a wild bramble of some sort ...
Drizzle here :-(
I shall be getting the big roll of bubble wrap out of the garage and cutting some pieces the right size to protect the seedlings in the little greenhouse ....
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