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Posted: 27/11/2015 at 17:14

I'd do exactly as Dove suggests. It's something I do here-  you can have bulbs for winter/spring, then annuals if you like those - millions to choose from - or a grass like Hackenochloa, and finally a little evergreen for the winter months. I've used Carex oshimensis Evergold to good effect in a tall pot, but there are compact Hebes, or Box cones or balls, or little conifers etc which will do a good job during dreary weather. They can look very attractive with frost or snow on them too. 

I tried inserting a pot inside my Dad's big hefty ceramic container, which is impossible to drill holes in. Filled up with rainwater far too quickly...


Posted: 27/11/2015 at 17:03

You'll need a ring though - to put on the laces. It's that time of year too Dove....

Recommend a good bird food?

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 17:00

LF - that is just unbearably cute 

I do a bit of adapting with feeders too ozwig. The bl**din' starlings and magpies would have everything if I didn't!

Lilies in pot

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 16:52

Have I got it right that they're in a 5 inch pot Maggs? I'd be inclined to get them into a decent big pot - 12 inch at least - to give them room to grow next year. It's a tiny pot for that number of lily bulbs. 

The World's Most Expensive Food

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 16:44

No back seats, and just in case the police are looking,  maybe only three in the front counting the one driving...

How many in the back though? 

Could keep a throng of millionaires going all year with the amount of molluscs here 


Posted: 27/11/2015 at 16:39

They seem to be doing the business so far Dove 


Posted: 27/11/2015 at 16:30

Thought you were playing in the first match Dove ....


Posted: 27/11/2015 at 16:25

Haven't missed too much Dove!  

The World's Most Expensive Food

Posted: 27/11/2015 at 16:24

I'm in philippa...

'this time next year (Rodney)  - we could be millionaires!'... 


Posted: 27/11/2015 at 13:35

KEF - b****y cars 

Is there now a chain on the ring too? 

doc - I'd like to say I waved my wand but...  Maybe the Gods are smiling a bit on you now and things will improve. Crossing my fingers for you all x  

Have to go into town for an appointment before I can park my a*** for the tennis, but the weather's become suitably vile so I won't feel any guilt at all!  

Wonks - I was very nervous about driving initially, and my instructor took me on the A77 to Kilmarnock on my second lesson. I was terrified, but the point was that it's a dual carriageway all the way, and  required just keeping the car steady as there was hardly any need to change gear or stop and start at lights or anything like that. It gave me a chance to relax and simply steer, and made a huge difference. 

Looking forward to the pix Hosta 

Right, better go and face the hordes in Glasgow. I feel like such a country bumpkin  

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