Fairygirl


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Neighbours

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 18:55

tidy gardener - you're absolutely right. No matter what their circumstances are, it still doesn't give people the right to take their c**p out on you. Sadly, if you want to move, those manky neighbours could also make it difficult for you to get a buyer  

I hope that doesn't happen - perhaps they'll move and you'll get someone nice  

cottage pinks

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 18:22

I'm afraid if you buy plug plants, that's pretty much what you have to do at this time of year, as there's little growth going on now. As Verdun says - spring growth is rapid, so they will move a good bit then. They'll be decent enough plants at the end of next summer. Until you get to that point though, you'll need to be patient. 

spiders

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 18:14

 

madpenguin wrote (see)

I had one of these build a web across my front door and I walked into it.The poor spider ended up in my cleavage!!

 

ooh err missus! 

B3 - but the chalice has 'the brew that is true' so that's the best place to hide ...

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 18:04

Marvellous!  Bolt cutters perchance?   

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 17:54

'Snip, snip - Bob's your Auntie' as they say....

Establishing new hedge

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 17:51

Same here - clay soil and lots of rain - which is why I also chose it over beech.  Well rotted manure dug into the area prior to planting  helps if the soil's heavy.  Mine had to contend with a couple of very mature trees on the boundary ( previous garden) so it was very difficult to get the whips planted, but they grew well once they got established. The soil was poor and thin in those areas, so I also kept them well mulched. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 17:39

It's ferdiddling down now - has been for a while -  but I carried on fashioning a squirrel/starling proof cage for the hanging feeder. I'll make a better one if the little birds negotiate it without too many problems. 

Miss Marple may be required - the ' male German shrub' has made an appearance again on the hedge query thread.. 

Hedges

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 17:33

Pregnant fish Jo? You've totally lost me!  

Rosie - hopefully you can ignore the unhelpful dross...  .... and can make a successful ID - with or without a pic. Then you can go from there with pruning/hacking and further maintenance. 

Camera Corner

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 15:00

Gorgeous pix girls! 

Garden's looking beautifully autumnal now LP. That wall's so lovely - I'm very envious of that  

spiders

Posted: 23/10/2015 at 14:17

 

Lou12 wrote (see)

I am terrified of spiders but don't seem to mind the garden ones, they are like little fat old ladies, I can imagine them having knitting circles

 

They do look like that - or at least this one did!   

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/DSCF0862_zpsqcapcqmy.jpg

 

B3 - but indoors, they hide in the chalice from the palace ...

Can't beat the Court Jester 

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