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Posted: 14/05/2014 at 12:45

# What a difference a day makes....

cue for a song Clari....

Back to work in a min so just seeing what you're all up to. Still dry here so hope to get on outside later. Loads of stuff to plant...and move....

Bearded iris

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 12:42

Yes - dig up and take the best bits from the outside and discard the middle. You'll get loads of decent clumps if it's a biggish plant BB. I always cut the foliage back by about half in each clump to give it a chance to establish, and I usually pot them up for a while but you can probably plant them straight away if your soil and conditions are right. 

Pale yellow or lemon plants

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 12:36

Dove - I was going to suggest Achillea too - perfect choice! 

Bees Lemon is quite subtle - lovely choice. I have a white broom in flower just now which is creamy. I love it. I know you don't perhaps want something that big but it can provide a good backdrop.

Dark pond water

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 07:30

As the weather warms up the blanket weed and algae begin to grow so that can make the water dark. You may also just have some wildlife stirring up sediment. That's a good thing Justin!

Is it muddy looking or green?


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 07:28

Can you come and do some stuff for me Verd, while I'm at work. I'll send you the bus fare....

Good luck to all exam- ers. Mine both have Biology exams this week and older Fairy has a second Biology one next week. 

overgown leylandii hedge

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 07:24

But not quite good enough Hostafan eh? 

You have been sussed June WP


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 07:17

It's 1234567890 Dove. It won't be a problem....

My wig will look divine on that. Lovely jubbly! 


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 06:53

Any of the above will do Dove. I like an investment, especially when it's useful...

Woodland plant id's please

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 06:51

Hart's tongue fern is  a lovely plant, and I'd like to have it in this garden as I had it before. I never used to like ferns of any kind much, but I grew to love them after watching one slowly unfurl in a previous garden.  Cow parsley/hogweed flowers are  beautiful - that's a really good close up pic Peanuts.  I agree that it's funny how we can change our view of  plants -  including 'weeds' !


Posted: 14/05/2014 at 06:43

Morning Dove 

What are you buying me at the auction? 

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