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Latest posts by M Fent

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 21:24
You give me hope hogweed

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 18:52

id like to recreate something like the first photo

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/95683.jpg?width=575&height=350&mode=max

but struggling to decide which plants would cope in my situation 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/95685.jpg?width=276&height=350&mode=max

 (Looking north, can see that the sun doesnt even touch the beds during winter) 

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 18:19

So would growing typical "cottagey" plants like pestemon, catmint, scabiosa etc be out of the question even though it would recieve sun in summer? Or will i be limited to shady plants 

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 17:14
I did wonder about this fairy; would perrenials emerge later seeing as the ground would take longer to warm due to the sun only hitting the border say mid spring instead of all year round?

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 16:43
Does your garden get sun all year round hogweed?

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 15:41

So would growing typical "cottagey" plants like pestemon, catmint, scabiosa etc be out of the question even though it would recieve sun in summer? Or will i be limited to shady plants 

North Facing Border

Posted: 21/11/2015 at 14:21

can someone with experience of north facing gardens suggest cottage style plants that do well in a north facing garden? My particular border recieves a good 5-6 hours of sun in the height of summer, but gets no sun at all from mid October till the sun gets high enough in spring to shine over the house.

 

all advice welcome !! 

Soft Fruit Plant Suppliers

Posted: 10/11/2015 at 08:50
Thank you gardening friends

Soft Fruit Plant Suppliers

Posted: 09/11/2015 at 21:38
Can anyone reccomend from your own experience a supplier of bare root soft fruit bushes? Preferably an independent supplier (shop small and all that) but arent to pricey.

Monty's Hedging

Posted: 17/10/2015 at 07:26
Exactly. I know we dont know the amount of hours of sun each part of the garden gets, only monty does, but surely it cant be classed as full sun. Especially in those borders with the 7ft + high hedges

Discussions started by M Fent

Hawthorn Topiary

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Last Post: 29/11/2015 at 15:35

North Facing Border

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Last Post: 25/11/2015 at 19:31

Soft Fruit Plant Suppliers

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Last Post: 10/11/2015 at 08:50

Monty's Hedging

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Last Post: 17/10/2015 at 22:42

Deep borders

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Last Post: 21/11/2015 at 11:55

Sarcococca Confusa

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Last Post: 20/09/2015 at 22:58

Saving money by sowing seed

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Last Post: 19/09/2015 at 11:33

Newly planted Hydrangea

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Last Post: 22/08/2015 at 18:27

Yellow Perrenial ID

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Last Post: 23/06/2015 at 18:19

Box Topiary

Small rose hip like buds on buxus sempervirens  
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Last Post: 03/06/2015 at 21:25

New perrenials... Should i protect?

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Last Post: 20/03/2014 at 08:50

Buxus Topiary

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Last Post: 26/02/2014 at 09:10

GW on iPad

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Last Post: 29/01/2014 at 14:08

Teach an Old Garden New Tricks???!

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Plant I.D

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