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Buxus Hedge

Posted: 29/09/2015 at 18:03

A slow release like Blood, Fish and Bone in spring would be ideal. If the plants were strong and healthy when you put them in, and the ground well prepared, they shouldn't need much attention till then. 

The odd foliar feed (seaweed is ideal) through the season can be beneficial  

Name of plant

Posted: 29/09/2015 at 17:56

Sounds the most likely candidate  


Posted: 29/09/2015 at 17:52

It has been beautiful LP - think a little spell of 'Verdun's weather' was overdue  Hope you're not too weary after all your slashing and burning recently. 

Pity I had to work though, then do the supermarket.  

Nothing super about it.

Full of Hallowe'en stuff   

Hoping they get some of the Pudsey things in before our C in N walk - thought we could take a bear and do a pic at each summit  

Sorry Dove - an arm and an awful lot of legs away 

RB - made me laugh - tiny flowers indeed! 

wedding music

Posted: 29/09/2015 at 12:51
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

we arrived to Queen of Sheba. 

Better Midler  , chapel of love whilst signing register

Finally , by CC Penseston as we left.

Much tittering


Wot  - no Judy, Hosta? 


How about James Brown -  # I feel good...




Posted: 29/09/2015 at 12:47

doc - I know  how infuriating these things are and how angry it can make you. I had a run in with someone not long after I moved in here and it made me furious and very upset in equal measure. I felt very vulnerable - especially as I'm on my own with my girls - no big, strong partner to chip in and help. I said a few things I probably shouldn't have - but also could have said a  lot more when I found out more about her. As Dove says - run things by us if you can and we'll offer advice, support and commiserations. 

People can be such a heap of s***e  

Any brambles on it BL? 

Before and afters

Posted: 29/09/2015 at 12:39

I love a before and after DD - brilliant!  Isn't it tremendous how quickly something can change  

How you find the time to do what you do is incredible. I know how hard it can be to juggle all those plates, so I've put a hat on so that I can take it off to you  

Overwhelmed re: front garden bed design

Posted: 29/09/2015 at 08:15

Lavender and azaleas are on opposite sides of the fence, so to speak, in terms of conditions.

Perhaps it would help if you could think about the style of planting you want first. Look at books, magazines, online etc and take note of the 'look' you want. Then it's easier to make suitable suggestions. Also - what time to do you have, and what inclination,  for maintenance? That will determine what type of planting is best suited. 

It's my birthday

Posted: 29/09/2015 at 08:10

Happy Birthday nut - and millions more to come. You'll give Jim from Beechgrove a run for his money   


Brilliant cake chicky!


Posted: 29/09/2015 at 07:55

Morning all. Lovely day  again here. Could have had a nice pic of the sky last night but too busy cutting grass and making dinner 

Chilly here yesterday Lesley - 4 degrees when I left for work. The sun made it pleasant later - but I only caught a bit at lunchtime. 

DD- hope 'the boy' is settling in well in his new home. Makes it easier for you all to come to terms with.

Neighbours make or break it don't they? The one at the back of me was removing the elevated play house thing which is an eyesore and a magnet for every child in the area who run across the garage roofs from it - so 'hurrah', but he was out measuring later so who knows what he's conjuring up now    Hopefully a ten foot fence right round the back garden  

Hugs to all the poorly mums - hope they 're a little bit better today. 

Have a good day everyone 

ID please

Posted: 28/09/2015 at 08:06

 nutcutlet - she's good isn't she, Jackie?  

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