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Posted: 22/09/2014 at 18:53
,books good, Lesley but website probably better as not EVERY rose is pictured in the book!
hi gg.
Fidget, hi, should I be doing anything yet with brugmansia for next year?


Posted: 22/09/2014 at 18:20
Hello all. Sorry im not upto speed on all your comings and goings again.
David Austin book has just arrived so sitting with a coffee and rose porn ( ok hoping someone will bring me a coffee..). I've only got one inherited rose and a new climber I bought this year so I've a lot to learn. Think I might be tempted , when I've researched the space to put it! Another major replanting/rearranging/messing about action plan to keep me busy!


Posted: 16/09/2014 at 07:59
Bed by 8.30 last night, lights out 8.45, up at 7.00, not sure im as refreshed as I hoped...but at least not shattered! Was even too tired to enjoy my secret pleasure (cheese on toast).
On a course today, no experience of this 'provider' but a bit of a pain as its in the city centre - my pet hate - travel, parking, cost, time, hassle, ughh. Oh well have decided to drive as bus times unsuitable and tram too much hassle.
Time for another coffee...
Don't tell....found a dead rat at the weekend. OH said I had to deal with it cos im 'the gardener' never seen one alive or dead before.
Right off to get that coffee and stuff together. Later folks...

Coreopsis Limerock Ruby

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 20:34
Quite heavy clay soil here! Just luck as treated ut as annual didn't expect to see it again! Will try and remember to look up the label and also take a photo.


Posted: 15/09/2014 at 19:09
Clari, its my treat , not cooking and in bed by the time he gets home. Cheese on toast is the way to go....apparently with a drip of Hendersons smothered on top ( but only for the true sheffielders amongst us )

Coreopsis Limerock Ruby

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 19:03
mine is red, think it might be called garnet, expected it to die but its back for second year and in flower right now.

Which tree?

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 19:01
Another point to think about is if its in a windy site- trees, water logging and wind spells trouble somewhere down the line...
Enjoy choosing and let us know how you get on.


Posted: 15/09/2014 at 18:57
Panda just for you xx
clari, dont work too hard on that day off!
Love to mums and poorly people.
Back to the old tin bath - mine is supposed to be full of marigolds but putting on a poor show, still cheerful but not quite as planned.
Feel like I've been rushed off my feet all day, but in fact haven't been very busy at all.
OH working late so looking forward to my cheese on toast regular when he's not here then perhaps straight to bed


Posted: 15/09/2014 at 07:16
morning all.
Sorry to hear dove and pd have troubles, hope all is well soon.
Chicky hope your busy week isn't a stressful one.
Tinkering and noseying on here when I should be getting ready for work! Later....

Which tree?

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 07:13
wedding cake tree - cornus controversa variegata. Beautiful but prefers well drained soil.
Amelanchier, again beautiful and might fit your needs better.
Liquidambar gorgeous autumn colour.
Sambucus nigra and some sorbus are ok with wet soil.
sorry, not sure about evergreens.
You say your garden is small so id steer clear of the willow.

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