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Posted: 20/09/2015 at 19:30

Good stuff Hosta 


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 15:54

It's been topsy turvy this year without doubt! The only problem might be a frost appearing and affecting the buds - fingers crossed that doesn't happen and you get a nice bonus 


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 15:52

You've done it now Steve - mentioning the 'C' word in September 

I use a lot of evergreens for structure throughout the year so you may want to try a few of those as a backbone for more of the brightly coloured plants. Variegated foliage in particular is a tonic on a dull day in December. I use Phormiums, Heucheras and Euonymous to set off other things, especially bulbs in late winter/early spring. 


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 15:48

Hope she improves back in her own surroundings Yvie. 

I'm exhausted from watching the tennis....don't want to be a spoiler but....they'll be cheering on the streets of Dunblane tonight!   Bless them all in that beautiful little town.

I've had a lunch in the Flotterstone Inn Lesley - only once I think though. It's very nice as you say 

I should make myself useful now, but can't compete with Yvie,  so perhaps best not to even try....

Can you move hostas at this time of year?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 15:43

Don't get him started Lena.... 

Since you have fences - attach cheap carpet gripper rod to the top of them. In total despair - that's what I did a while ago. Keeping them out of the back garden now 

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 13:33

Is it too late to pot up?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 13:25

Plant Pauper - I have no experience of them -  I take it you mean the Zantedeschia crowborough?  I'd say - yes but there might be more to them than that!

Start a new thread and you'll get plenty of advice. 


Posted: 20/09/2015 at 13:20

Not sure if I can bear to watch the tennis - may have to watch through my fingers....

Hosta - I don't drink so wouldn't think to stop at pubs after a walk - usually just want to get home! Where you park at the Pentland hills there is a nice one though. I may do them as the walk - haven't really decided or thought about it much to be honest....

I should be doing housework but 'the boys' are calling me....

Renovate or remove privet hedge?

Posted: 20/09/2015 at 13:14



Posted: 20/09/2015 at 10:58

Do you want an early alarm call  Hosta? 

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