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Plants for wet areas

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 08:46

No one can ever have too many Hostas, or should that be, too much of Hosta?

Moving Buddhlia

Posted: 13/11/2017 at 08:45

Not sure whether you really want to know this, but that is not a single shrub, but 3 different shrubs

Moving Buddhlia

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 22:20

I agree with Paul, i doubt that will survive being moved.

Soil ph

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 22:19

7 is fine for nearly everything.

No ph is perfect for everything.

Grasses screening: Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' for screening

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 22:12

As long as border is sunny, both your suggestions would work.

Could consider some Miscanthus sp. as well.

Rudbeckia Herbstonne would be nice in combination with the above.

Acer Sango Kaku (Coral Bark Maple)

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 18:28

That looks like a fairly severe case of Verticillium wilt to me.

If so I am afraid that the tree will die and should be removed, before other plants become infected.

Wait to see if others agree with me.


Posted: 12/11/2017 at 13:08

Plant them, or they will dry out.

Hello Forkers . November 2017

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 12:40

Hi all.

Lovely sunny day here, but bitterly cold in the wind.

We have just been for a short stroll round the Botanical Gardens, lovely Autumn colours, a vast array of berries and lots still flowering, the Heperanthas, in particular looking great.

had to stop every 100 yards for a rest, but still lovely.

I have managed to persuade OH, who is more stubborn than me [ yes really ], that she is in no fit state to work at the moment and needs a few days off.

Glad to see you are having fun Chicky.

Has anyone seen Clari?

Wildlife photos

Posted: 12/11/2017 at 12:14

Those Stoats are just fantastic, amazing work Sheps.

Wildlife photos

Posted: 11/11/2017 at 22:57

Some more kingfishers.

Pied and Malachite.

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