Dovefromabove


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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  

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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 

Weeds in my vinca

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 06:47

Lovely garden 


I've never discovered anything that will choke out Vinca so I wouldn't worry ... it grew wild in the woodland around my childhood home and it choked back all the other plants.  


I would pull out the larger weeds as they appear but not get stressed about it.  The Vinca will win 

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