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Sad to say but we're only talking about 5 months or so and they'll be going dormant. If you get a chance move them at the beginning of winter rather than the end. It will give them time to settle in before spring. Any time when the ground isn't saturated or frozen once the leaves are off. With a bit of luck we'll have a proper winter, not one where it's saturated for the duration
Same here Lori, there's plenty of untouched corners here still, after 22years
Just the way I like it.
That's splendid sandgroper. Better than a piece of sculpture
snap again Dove
Nice name Lori
He's quite young so you've probably got adults around. Avoid all those poisonous things that people love so much and leave some undisturbed places for lurking
There's some teasel in there but I think they're working on the nettles
when they've died down, most of mine have already. You don't need to wait til the last little bit of green has gone. When they're mostly yellow/brown will do
the mahonia Verdun refers at the beginning of the thread proved to be aquifoliium not japonica when the photo was posted.
Do they stink? I've never noticed that.
as regards 'thugs' I reckon a lot depends on your gardening style and how much space you have
and yes, they're easy to grow from seed, fidgetbones gave me seed last autumn and they germinated.
Fresh seed, cold germinated over winter