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Lupins

Posted: 04/07/2013 at 12:44

Aren't Lupins great. I always like to plant them alongside foxgloves. Even the tiny planted area on my front garden has them....

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Designing a Garden Centre from scratch

Posted: 04/07/2013 at 12:37

I think all garden centres are missing out on my great idea....

Have a few small sample gardens all planted up in different styles, with all plants clearly labeled. Then have areas set aside with all these plants potted up and labeled.  That way customers can get inspiration from the sample gardens and see the plants growing and working well together. They can then go and grab the plants they want from the display area and buy them. 

Simples. 

Grass snake

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 22:41
Pottie Pam wrote (see)

Lovey photo, LeadFarmer. My snake was off like a shot so not a good photo.

Well I was out with my DSLR camera taking photos of a disused WW2 RAF barrage balloon site when I came across the snake. It would have been frustrating to have seen it and not had my camera with me.

Grass snake

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 22:39

Must be great to see one in your garden. Fascinating to watch I bet?

Adder

Posted: 25/06/2013 at 22:37

Would love to see an adder in the wild.

Grass snake

Posted: 21/06/2013 at 12:14

An I right in thinking grass snakes aren't poisonous but may still bite?

Lawn edging

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 17:37

Or you could lay a length of timber baton sat just below the grass level, letting the grass creep over the top of it. That way you can mow over it and use edging shears against it. Not much use for curved edges though!

Grass snake

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 17:32

Sounds fascinating. Im very jealous. I have to resort to watching earth worms in my garden

Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 20/06/2013 at 17:31

Singy, nice foxglove. They are my favourite plants, along with alliums, clematis & lupins. It could be worth you collecting the seeds and sowing for next year.

Grass snake

Posted: 19/06/2013 at 21:41

Ha ha , lovely. Was that in your garden?!!!!!

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