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Posted: 16/08/2014 at 11:40

2 seaters are totally impractical, cant buy compost, unless I borrow OHs car, same with plants, so this limits me to times she is around.

However, the joy of having the roof down, your shades on and tunes blaring out of the stereo is a sure cure for a mid life crisis, not that I am having one of course. Where is my leather jacket?


Posted: 16/08/2014 at 10:47

Morning all, grey and miserable here.

mann flu has abated, so i am out attacking things in the garden. Its funny how at this time of year I always start finding all the things I dont like, rather than enjoying the good bits, so I have to start moving things and chucking away things.

OL, I am another one with a two seater soft top.

Enjoy the wedding Clari, and have a good day everybody.


Deepest red astrantia

Posted: 16/08/2014 at 09:15

Agree with Verdun. Also Astrantia do best with a bit of shade and reliably moist soil.


Posted: 15/08/2014 at 17:24

Fairy, are you going all goth then? What play are you going to see?

Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 17:20

Like Texas.

Trying to think of Sottish punk band, came up with the Rezillos.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 16:20

Fairy, you just started me thinking about underrated Scottish bands, I suppose there is a sort of link. Anyway Aztec Camera was who sprang to mind.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 16:05

Fairy, as in so many things, I agree with you. They were a great band and very underrated.

Love Satisfaction, takes me back to teenage discos.

Music in the Garden

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:42

Good to hear the song OL, but i prefer Mott the Hooples version.

My Passion flower

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:19

As much sun as possible seems to be key. I moved one from a South facing wall and, it does not do nearly as well.

winter boarder

Posted: 15/08/2014 at 12:17

Snowdrops, cyclamen and early dafs [ February Gold for eg ] would be a good starting point, as would early fowering crocus..

Most other things I would use would be shrubs, but they will tend to grow tall. See if you can find pictures of the Winter garden at Cambridge University which is magnificent.

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