I grow the tree paeonies in fairly shady places. They do OK and the flowers last longer than in sun
There are lots of weevils that aren't vine weevils and 5mm max sounds a bit small
I thought yours might arrive last since you're closest to me
Sorry, but once a conifer like that has turned brown it won't re-grow. Conifer's don't have the spare buds to make more leaves.
Were they very long and wispy when in flower?
We had a booze shop here that sold something called Chilli beer.
Son, whose spelling was never first class, thought it was beer from Chile and bought some.
Well done Dove
It does work with Vodka Lesley
I hate the smell of gin as well
Have a look at anemanthele lessoniana. It's hard to separate the background from the grass in the pic but if you look at a few images you'll see if that's it