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My border

Posted: 05/10/2014 at 10:03
Can I borrow you Chrissy?


Posted: 05/10/2014 at 09:59
Have a good sleep Stacey, lovely to be able to see the garden when you wake. Sending you lots of extra fighting spirit, so sorry your illness is back. I'll send you some extra sleep and relaxation too to speed up that recovery. Make time to remain happy and positive through this sh#t time, and see you soon on the forum

ideas of what to plant to (quickly) screen a school building

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 22:46
If its just the one tree you want to replace, try your local (large) garden centre. Many have a stock of fairly tall trees for a reasonable price. They will need time to fill out but a good starting point before spending s fortune perhaps.

Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 22:38
I saw that verd when I looked it up


Posted: 04/10/2014 at 22:37
Turned into a lovely day here. Evening plans changed so if I hadn't. been in bath by time I knew. I could have spent soooo much more time in garden.
Lovely yvie having littley in your room, wish id allowed it more with my son, even now. Ah memories.
Hope all aches n pains disappear soon for everyone.
Is kef awol? And Stacey still not a regular?
Friend came round later tonight, said thanks for a plant i gave her. Couldn't remember at first but its one that was boken as her n son played in summer so gave her the 'cutting'. Its one of my favourites - salvia hot lips, she's thrilled with it.
GC tomorrow - final tree decision, pay and arrange delivery
Night all.x

Bamboo or tree screening? Suitable bamboos?

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 15:53

Think I've decided...

from left:

fagus sylvatica dawyk purple (columnar purple beech)

fagus sylvatica dawyk gold (columnar gold/limey leaved beech)

prunus crimson pointe (columnar purple leaved flowering plum)

fagus sylvatica dawyk gold (columnar gold/limey leaved beech)

fagus sylvatica dawyk purple (columnar purple beech)

liriodendron tulipifera ('tree shaped(!) bright green/yellow leaves)


The columnar ones will fit nicelt behind trampoline and slide until they are no longer needed in a couple of years.

There's more space for lirio further to right, and then will think more about nearer shed at a later date.

I have the lirio already (and an amelanchier but got another spot for that)

All others in local GC for under £40 and £5 delivery.







Posted: 04/10/2014 at 15:41

Looks great Gg.

I now have 3x buddleias of 7ft instead of twice as high.

Not what I had planned in the garden but glad it's done, just the shredding to look forward to now .

Wish I'd had time for grass cutting last week, far too wet now!

Some of the jungle a bit more presentable, but I'm not good at this time of year, don't like cutting back.

Off to tree thread to put down my 'final' decision


Posted: 04/10/2014 at 13:50
HW seems to have put itself on hold (funny how it does that). Shopping waiting til tomorrow thanks to invite out to tea. Spotting with rain again. Garden is a little overfacing as such a mess but might venture out anyway. That or GC.

Yorkshire Gardens to visit?

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 12:09
Renishaw hall gardens I would highly recommend


Posted: 04/10/2014 at 12:07
Think Pdoc also recommends a glass of red lily!
Think norfolks a bit far for my ever complicated tree hunt dove!
At least the rains stopped for a while so may get out there after all.

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