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plants for part shade/ full shade

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 14:33

What plants are good for a garden area that gets morning sun but then a lot of shade rest of day

It is for a north facing front garden

would like medium plants maybe with flowers or not with spring and winter interest

are grasses suitable as well

anyone got any clues?

Seed swap

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 12:46

Does anyone have any seeds or bits of plant from Stipa gigantea please I have lots of seeds of allsorts to swap veg or flowers 


Posted: 09/04/2013 at 11:11

Hello gardenboy -its good to go for a pot/container and basket compost it has water retaining particles and plant food in it for up to 6 months

that is what I am going for

One for the ladies...

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 11:07

You can add bits of herbs to oil too - in jars or bottles

Our own A to Z of our Gardening

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 11:02

Just noticed this thread      Letter A

I grow a lot of things starting with this letter - Apple trees, Alpine plants, Alliums, Anemones, Acanthus, Acres, Astilbe, Astrantia, Aquilegias, Agapanthus and finally Asters

One for the ladies...

Posted: 09/04/2013 at 00:07

I did try a blackcurrant sage leaves in a hot water - tea but it taste horrible so not again lavender is good smell plant to have in the garden

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 23:58

That will be same rushing around in the garden trying to get stuff done. We will all be in the garden and without getting updates by forum it is more tricky

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 08/04/2013 at 23:46

Evening forkers

Well I have been busy in the garden all weekend Saturday - trying to sort it out planting an Indian bean tree and two choisya and them clearing stones and sorting out the border and then on Sunday a lot of digging and adding more topsoil/ dirt hard to do as ground bit solid - then pain owwwwwww......... lots of deep heat cream for me back and arms and still lots of digging to to yet - oh no

As the weather was better really nice on Saturday like spring was here more, less wind then - much better, but got bit windy again.

Well today resting a bit looking around garden and feeding the birds checking seedlings in my plastic greenhouse and on my window sill. Filling up compost bin in the garden.

Been so busy that I did not get on computer much and what a lot of post and gardening you all have been up to

Feel like I am a bit behind on my veg growing as have not sown anything yet only flowers

Aches and pains

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 21:54

Use Deep heat cream and spray that helps warm up area and makes less achy. Think I use that a lot.

Know what you mean sore arms today are cutting branches up, get a good kneeler to put under your knees make more comfortable.

Monty's Jewel Garden - what's that plant?

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 20:26

Think they are zinnias if that helps

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