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Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:44

It's absolutely fine flumpy thanks 

This garden's quite exposed compared to the one I had round the corner, and my last one, but we're used to windy weather here, so I always plant accordingly. No flimsy, wispy things  that will get uprooted !  

That prog will probably get repeated too. If it was on Sky Arts it would be on half a dozen times in the next week or two. 

Low maintenance ideas for a large garden

Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:40

If you're not going to be there permanently for some time, an area to mow is really the best solution. No point in making things difficult for yourself. You can look at working out some real planting plans once you're there properly, and can give them the attention they'll need.  

Patience is what gardeners require, so you can practise that in the meantime...   

stormy weather

Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:35

That'll be chilly Dove 

Do they wear woolly hats?.... 


Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:30

It was on BBC2 flumpy - David Gilmour : Wider Horizons. You'd get it on iPlayer I expect. I was never much of a Floyd fan, but I admire him enormously, and love the tracks from his new album that I've heard. 


Posted: 15/11/2015 at 09:17

Morning all. Rather dismal day here, but it's fairly normal for the time of year so that's how it is. 

Did anyone watch the programme about Dave Gilmour (guitarist) last night? It was excellent.

Off for a look round, and having a cuppa, to see what you were all up to while I was doing that! 


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 21:33

That's the advantage of virtual cake Pat - no side effects whatsoever - and no calories either! 

Plenty left. I've been rather naughty and had another little piece with a cuppa 

Better get out somewhere tomorrow and work it off 


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 20:47

Tempted to have another bit Dove - maybe without cream though....


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:50

I think they're ok in sheltered urban gardens. The 'flowers' are pretty insignificant - pretty much what you already see, although some varieties might be more flowery looking. It's really a foliage plant  


Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:46

Fill your boots RB -  it'll save my waistline 

Have to find it first though....

Low maintenance ideas for a large garden

Posted: 14/11/2015 at 19:45

I'm inclined to agree with Hosta. Mowing will keep the weeds, brambles etc under control until you're in a position to do more. Once you're there permanently, you can start making beds and growing what you want.

Flower meadows aren't as low maintenance as people think either! 

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