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Flower Types

Posted: 18/09/2015 at 08:07

I think the third one is Verbena bonariensis - a full pic would help,but Google it and see Steven 

The first and second one are Campanula and  Centaurea (commonly knapweed) as mentioned

Weed membrane good or bad?

Posted: 18/09/2015 at 08:02

I used to use it in planting areas but now I only for paths or under a hedge to keep it clear, especially where it would be difficult to get in at and weed. I think Verd's right about it causing more issues than it resolves.

If you're anything like me, you want to re arrange  plants ( or plants bulbs)  five minutes after you've put them in ....  

....and that's a real pain in the a*** 

weedkiller needed for ivy

Posted: 18/09/2015 at 07:57

Oooh sorry Verd - I should have been clearer   It wasn't you I was referring to - it was the person advocating petrol and matches....

Sensible weedkilling is always acceptable in my book where there's no alternative or there's a large area to clear etc.

I'd agree that the issue of the wall needs looked at very carefully.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 18/09/2015 at 07:52

Morning all - mist here but supposed to burn off so hopefully  

chicky - I'm afraid Mr Quaker is a poor imitation....

Hope you're feeling a bit better today Pat 

Lyn - I do that with the quote thingy too,  but I'm not sure it always works. I think putting the reply in first , then the quote, is better . If I remember...

Off for a look round to see what I've missed, then I'm off to work. Work's a pain Clari isn't it? 

See you all later. Have a great day 

small tree

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 22:05

Amelanchier lamarckii has lovely autumn colour - it's the main feature. There's one near me which looks tremendous just now   

The ornamental pear is lovely  -Pyrus salicifolius. Weeping habit with silvery green foliage. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/09/2015 at 22:00

I've recorded that Liri, although I'm not a fan of CB as he did away with so much of the beautiful structure of the formal era.  I'm a Renaissance girl at heart  

Off to bed for me so I'll see you all tomorrow 

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Posted: 17/09/2015 at 21:12

Here you are Jo 

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/P5240835_zps0796e651.jpg

 

GWRS 

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Posted: 17/09/2015 at 20:06

 5 kilos is a lot !  2 a day for me Hosta - and more if I'm walking as they're great to carry with me. 

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Posted: 17/09/2015 at 19:41

My girls, especially the youngest,  can't understand why I like them them that way. I quite like that 'indigestion inducing' hardness, when they're really unripe 

I love banana cake - I don't make it often as I could eat the entire thing myself. Come to think of it - I took one on holiday and no one else had any...   

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Posted: 17/09/2015 at 19:32

Hosta - I take it you like yours a bit riper! I used to work with someone who called them ' giraffey' once they got the brown bits on the skin.  

They rarely get to that stage in my house. If they do - I make this 

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/P5230835_zpskph6debx.jpg

 with sultanas added 

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