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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 14/01/2016 at 09:08

Actually hosta, I fnd a slightly leaking face mask is really good for clearing sinuses. You cant beat a good saline nasal wash out. I wont elaborate further in case anyone is eating breakfast.

I'm glad you had a better nights sleep, Panda.  Maybe I should put my method of going to sleep on the end of the fantasy garden thread. Some may call it a form of self hypnosis, but it works for me. It involves imagining you are walking through a pleasant place... a fantasy garden will do, until you relax and fall asleep.

It's wet and horrible here. I have a few errands to do and a bit of shopping. Have a good day folks.

No good asking nicely...

Posted: 14/01/2016 at 08:40

Since all my fish died the year of the big freeze, I have not replaced them. There are frogs, toads and common newts in my pond. Every year the heron turns up at frog mating time for easy pickings. C'est la vie.

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 22:47

We all get to dream, Pat. Better than squabbling.

Plant labels

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 17:09

I use a Brother p touch GL 100 with laminated labels. They seem to last well.The unlaminated ones fade.

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 12:51


 Lunch on the terrace anyone?

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 12:15


 


 Blow and make a wish

Fantasy garden

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:58



 These ? There has to be a fairygirl in there.

 

Evergreen screening

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:42

If its fast growing, you will be forever having to clip it to keep it under control.

Yew or holly can be clipped into a nice evergreen hedge. Holly has the advantage it deters people from getting too close. You could probably get pot grown plants a couple of feet high, and they will grow about a foot a year.

You can get trough grown instant  hedge, ready done at a decent height but it will be expensive.

example

https://www.hedgesdirect.co.uk/acatalog/Instant_Hedging__Trough_Grown__Pre-Clipped.html

I have not used these so this is not a recommendation, just a suggestion.

prunus

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:35

I have a couple of cherries in very large pots. They don't seem to do very well, mainly because I dont give them enough water.

I think I've fallen in love

Posted: 13/01/2016 at 11:12

You could take some piccies to post on the fantasy garden, Yvie. I think you are nearest. Just imagine, a grove of  Betula Jacquemontii underplanted with those wonderful double hellebores.

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