Latest posts by Fairygirl

help with a difficult border

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 08:10

They grow well in my neutral soil Tetley. I have the bigger ones too. 

I'd echo geraniums -  loads of choice. I have renardii which is white with purple veining, but also has beautiful foliage - thick and velvety. 

Whites are great for your shady spot Adam. Grasses like Hackenochloa will also lighten the space.

Camera Talk

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 08:07

Lovely pix GD. What is the bird? We don't get those round here!

I'm intrigued by the jigsaw site Pat. might take a look later. 

Haven't had time to get my pix on from yesterday.   Glorious day. I'll do them tonight when I get home. 

This is from the early part of the walk out of Kinlochleven though - looking back down to Loch Leven. The pointy hill on the left is the Pap of Glencoe. 

What's this?

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 08:02

I'll echo the others on Euonymous. Beautiful colour on it Sam. I've always fancied one. 

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 08:01

I left to go walking at 6.40 - windscreen was frozen. It was a lot colder up on the hill, but it's October, so perfectly normal. The girls put the washing out for me once it warmed up a bit!

8 degrees when I got back at half seven - at night that is...    

Chilly here again today - condensation on the windows too. Nice day coming but I'm back at work 

HELLO FORKERS! October Edition

Posted: 03/10/2016 at 07:56

Morning all/afties Pat.Sorry yourlittle dog isn't too great. Old age is tough- whether it's us  or our pets.

I'll domy pix later - glad you enoyed that one. I'll have a look at that jigsaw site later. There's a lot of blue sky and grey rock to make them tricky though 

Cold here again last night I think - judging by the look of car windscreens out there. Not been outside yet.

Hope all the poorly folk are a bit better today. Hot drinks always help 

I still have a loto fbulbs to plant. Hope your replacememnts are up to the mark fidget.

Salt mines beckon. I knew there was a reason I prefer to walk on Saturdays...

HAve a good day everyone.

help with a difficult border

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 20:43

Hostas too. 

I grow the dwarf Gaultherias in shady areas. They have little white flowers  followed by berries, and the foliage gets reddish at this time of year. Evergreen. 

New plants

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 20:40

Nut's right - Dracaena ( Dragon plant) You can't leave that outside  

What is your weather like? (2)

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 20:37

Frost first thing, but then lovely. Not that I was here  

Enough is enough

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 20:28

Funny how the OP hasn't reappeared isn't it?

Funny how this thread was their opening post too...or am I just cynical? 

Unknown plant!

Posted: 02/10/2016 at 20:25

Looks like a Datura. I think they can be quite boisterous in the US, Jaclyn.

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