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Posted: 31/08/2014 at 16:14

Hi all, quiet weekend didn't materialise! Friday leaving do after work, driving then home for wine. Saturday Aloe Vera house party thing, driving then home for wine, Today BILs to see new house and wish niece happy birthday, then again home for wine.

BIL is taking out 4 trees from his new garden - of course all on my want list. As he's 60 miles away and wants to get them out so he can turf in the next few weeks it's gonna be tricky to organise. not sure how well trees will transplant, how spread and deep the roots will be or even what the trees are! Have put a few pics on a new thread so please have a look. Gave OH instructions to take photos and close ups of leaves, errr yeah right, see the thread - I'll be lucky not to get laughed and sneared at for IDs!!!! Still hopefully worth the price of a hire lorry than 4 trees from GC and delivery charge.

Not looked back but I see Fairy's been hard at it again, made of girders trhese scots (maybe you can come dig out some trees for me FG?)


Tree ID and transplanting advice please

Posted: 31/08/2014 at 15:52

Firstly, apologies for the picture quality, and lack of detail, I left the photography to someone else without competent instructions! There are 4 trees I'd like to transplant from brother in laws garden to mine. The 4 from the left (not including the silver birch). any help on ID and whether it will be worth digging them out and hiring a truck for a 120mile round trip please.    

The last tree is a sorbus with pink berries.




Posted: 30/08/2014 at 12:34
Lunch party sounds sounds nice but ill be joining fairy cor a plain sarnie I guess.
Waiting for hair to turn a nice shade of blackcurrant, at least that's what the packet said!
Forgot to prune the Philadelphus earlier so did a little last week, fingers crossed. Also must get the lavenders trimmed today.
Mug shot for passport also becons.
Otherwise hoping for a lazy weekend.

dahlias dahling

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 12:21
Love all these photos!


Posted: 30/08/2014 at 11:22
Morning. Few glasses of the old vino consumed last night so not out of bed yet. Also a well needed lie in after being so busy lately.
Glad to hear your dads on the mend fidget. And also your mum lesley.And hope all other forum families are ok too.verdun?
Have pm'd you clari about museum. But not getting emails about pms at the mo. Have seen yours kef.

Dig For Victory

Posted: 30/08/2014 at 11:06
Great idea Clari. I'm not far away so will be able to help. I'll pm you.


Posted: 29/08/2014 at 11:13
Hi pd, know what you mean about keeping up!
Hope your mums ok.


Posted: 29/08/2014 at 07:13
morning guys.
Salt mines for me today. Bit of an odd one - last day for one of the girls, she's been a bit of 'trouble' over the years but strangely I quite like her, can't really explain it, its the end of an era in some ways and hopefully work will change for the better but I will miss her and worry about her, she's not the most settled soul hence being seen as trouble.
Anyway, must walk down the path at the side of the house - you know where my long awaited opening of sunflowers have decided to face, will feel a bit silly taking a pic!
Brig.ansia looking splendid this morning. As is the monster cosmos (still).
Garden sounds good chicky, started reading it as if it was yours! Well its early! Ish..

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 28/08/2014 at 22:38
You know what they say Andrea - august is the new autumn.
I've had the odd kaffir flower all year!


Posted: 28/08/2014 at 22:32
sgl - My panawotzit looks same as last pic I posted 'somewhere', just one bloom, but a biggie!

Watching news and feel ashamed to be from south Yorkshire! Hillsbro and now Rotherham! Our poor poor kids. B #######s.

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