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Latest posts by figrat

Lillium

Posted: 30/03/2013 at 13:45
Or you could start them off in pots if the ground's frozen, and plant them out later on. Whichever way you do it, they need to be out of their bags.

Fork Handles

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 20:17
Catching up on Mastermind - girlySwot needs to keep up to speed with Quiz team credentials. Can't be doing with Eastenders.

What happens when you leave your boyfriend unattended!!

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 18:25
discodave wrote (see)

Yeah Fig, I have a patio then grass little mock up piccy - (not included the borders but you get the idea)

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20722.jpg?width=350

 

 

discodave wrote (see)

Yeah Fig, I have a patio then grass little mock up piccy - (not included the borders but you get the idea)

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/20722.jpg?width=350

 

If you're thinking of an arch to span the transition between paving and what I assume is lawn, I think that would work really well. What dimensions are the gap?

Changing my avatar

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 18:03

I'm having problems changing mine too. I just assumed it's to do with the bugs that have crawled out of the woodwork during the recent 'upgrade'.

frerfox

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 12:04
Hmm, I use Chrome, but after reading all the rave reviews for firefox, think I'll try it out.

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 11:54
Thanks everyone! Yes it does heat up in the summer,in fact seems to have it's own microclimate. The tree's a Japanese maple, acer Senkaki, it's growing in a pot ( though think it's rooted onto the ground as well. Lovely in leaf, but I love the red winter bark.

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 08:22
Sitting by the dresser next to the Aga scrolling through the posts with a hot water bottle on my lap. Doggy snoring away under the table. Worked last night, so really should be in bed. Lovely day in the garden yesterday, stripping great sheets of ivy off the top of my walls ( see Garden Gallery thread if you're interested). Today planning to visit great gardener friend in Totnes, the market's which is always fun, might pop in to nursery (family run, not GC) on the way back if it's open.

What happens when you leave your boyfriend unattended!!

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 08:01
You don't need a wall, Dd. Have you got a path it could span? Or even plonk it in a border?

How have your gardening tastes changed over the years.....

Posted: 29/03/2013 at 07:53
Stipa Gigantea's truly lovely, but needs space. I gave mine to a friend, it's lovely to see it thriving in it's new home. The tenuissimas are much more in scale in my garden, have a few dotted around, I love watching them dance in the wind. Had a Miscanthus Rotsilber which got too big too, found I was having to dig it up every year, hack off a bit and replant it...so that's gone to a new home too. Can't be doing with plants I'm always fighting with, no matter how lovely they are.
Over the last couple of years I've got much more interested in growing veg than ornamentals, which doesn't mean I want to turn the garden into an allotment, I really enjoy the challenges of aesthetic and productive veg growing.

Discussions started by figrat

Bay tree root eradication

Best way to do it! 
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Last Post: 11/04/2013 at 14:17

Plan bee

One of the more uplifting news stories... 
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Last Post: 10/06/2012 at 22:13

Overwintered runner bans

Left the roots in after clearing last year's crop, they've survived the winter and putting up new growth. 
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Last Post: 27/06/2013 at 16:57

Red rhubarb leaves

I've got a bad feeling about this... 
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Last Post: 17/06/2014 at 07:08

What can I use as green manure?

Landcress just about to go to seed 
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Last Post: 19/04/2012 at 16:01
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