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Any idea's please

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 20:08

Oh, I'd love to plant a group of multi-stemmed silver birch right on the top, then under-plant with spring bulbs, primroses and cowslips; then some Cyclamen hederifolium for the autumn

That way it could still be mowed a few times a year and kept neat, but it would look fantastic 

Clearing a garden

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:57

They don't have cake there .... only toast and dripping  LOL 

green eggs

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:50

The green eggs will be slow release fertiliser.

Everything I read about your Purple Fountain Grass tells me that it's a tender perennial usually treated as an annual as it is difficult to over winter.  

£15 is an awful lot to pay for that!  I'd take it back and ask for another (or your money back).  

Did you get it in Norfolk?

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:43

I 'semi-force' mine under a rhubarb forcer to produce in the very early spring - I was picking early February this year, so I stop picking mine early to give it plenty of rest.

 If you don't put yours under that stress you can carry on picking for another month 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:40

Lily   you not bonkers ?   And your evidence is...............?

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:38

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:22

Plenty of cake folks!  And OH has just made the G&Ts 

It's quite blustery outside this evening, all the tall perennials are getting bashed about a bit 

Rebecca - if you don't eat meat that means you'll have lots of room for cake 

What to do with rhubarb?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:14

You do now   We all live and learn 

Roses too high above fence

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:14

I grew Graham Thomas up the wall of my single storey studio in a previous garden - it works really well as a short climber and indeed David Austin recommend it for that purpose https://www.davidaustinroses.com/english/Showrose.asp?Showr=426 

I think the previous info stands 

Clearing a garden

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 19:08

I think the thing is that someone has already tried to gravel that garden ...............

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