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Hostas

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:17

I'd agree with philippa. If you can put them somewhere sheltered ( house wall or similar) in case there's a severe spell of cold weather, they should be fine. 

Please help to identify this miniature shrub

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:08

Yes, I did mention ointment I think.....

Sorry David - we've slightly hi jacked your thread!

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:07

Well that's me sorted Dove- what's everyone else having? 

HODSOCK PRIORY

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:06

How do you grow those Panda plants fidge - are they from seed?   

Please help to identify this miniature shrub

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:04

Only because I bought some last year! Even the girls at the nursery were getting confused because they know them as Pernettya as well  

The prostrate one is very pretty too - procumbens. In fact I posted a pic on the camera thread today. I bought three for the little narrow shady border I made along my back fence. Useful little plants. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 18:01

fidget- the wand would be going sideways if I had the choice.....Last year they discussed the aid being sent to India and Pakistan and an Asian man phoned in and said his home country was laughing at us for sending so much money there. He was quite angry about it, saying Pakistan was a very wealthy country. In other words - we're being taken for mugs here. The problem with so many of these countries is that it doesn't reach the people it should, it just gets transferred straight into the pockets of the people running them. 

Anyway, on a lighter note... 

I was outside - gardening -  till....half five! Lots of tidying and cleaning the area where I feed the birds, putting compost into the raised beds, and planting a few litte bits and pieces etc. It was still light too. Makes me feel almost human 

Enjoy your new 'truck' Clari! If the  weather gets really bad, you'll be glad to have it.

Camera Corner

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 17:49

...and breathe David  

Fracking hopeless sometimes aren't they? Glad you're all cosy again.

Perhaps a small well worded e mail to management wouldn't go amiss....

Please help to identify this miniature shrub

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 17:47

Snap Dove! 

Please help to identify this miniature shrub

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 17:46

Pernettya mucronata is what I know it as David, although they've changed it's name. Gaultheria is it's posh name now  

They come in pinks or whites and there's a prostrate one which I have myself and it has red berries. They're great plants and pretty trouble free. I have a white one which is looking very nice just now. The birds tend to leave the berries alone unless it's a very severe winter and food's in short supply, so they usually look nice right through the season.

seating area designb

Posted: 07/02/2014 at 15:13

Edd 

I like the 'floating' bench. Very stylish for a contemporary look  

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