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Latest posts by Fairygirl

Hallowe'en Howlers

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 20:24

No - warm here too art. Just as well as I've no boiler just now. I've put an extra kilt on 

Hallowe'en Howlers

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 20:21

Too warm for my coat tonight art...


Hallowe'en Howlers

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 19:35


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Posted: 31/10/2014 at 18:07

DD- hope all goes well with the garden for next year 

Get some of those Hebes in 

I've grown loads  of types - no deaths so far I think. Good drainage is vital. We get high rainfall here rather than 10 degrees of frost so if you get the drainage right for them you stand a good chance as it's the combination which often does for them. The ones with bigger foliage (like the one in KEF's pic) are often less hardy than the smaller foliage types and the variegated ones are less hardy too. I have Vernicosa just now which is a good size  - looks a bit like box - and I use it as a replacement for that as it has a nice rounded shape without all the trimming 

Lesley - my daughter's gone to work with a set of those in her mouth...

Cotoneaster, ferns and Cotswold stone

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 17:58

Very smart Birdy 

Nice when a plan comes together isn't it? 

Hallowe'en Howlers

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 17:56

What do vampires hate eating?

'Stake' and chips....

How warm is it with you today?

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 17:55

Just took daughter to work and it was 16 degrees 

I've been digging and putting sand and gravel down for the paths and had to strip off a bit... keeps the natives away though...

Very strange weather right enough but I'm happy about it as I've had no heating since Wednesday. Man coming back tomorrow - hopefully with the right bits...

Stones to use in wildlife pond

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 13:13

That was someone's else's Alan. LF just posted the pic as he wants to do a similar thing when he builds his. 

A slope of gravel with varying sizes of rock and stone is the usual for a wildlife pond but the paddlestone idea is nice if you have room to do it thoroughly - as per the pic.

Stones to use in wildlife pond

Posted: 31/10/2014 at 12:55

Good comment Alan. Most builders merchants stock some decent size rocks/stones - about the size of mine in that pic. They're approx the size of a couple of bricks .  

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