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Is my garden shady?

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 18:38

...I would say plant more or less what you like, depending on soil rather than anything else....  I have a border that doesn't receive full sun, or any sun, until mid-day onwards yet it's planted up with 'full sun' lovers, and does very well actually... so no need to worry I think..

Rugosa Roases.

Posted: 18/05/2014 at 18:24

..Rugosa roses are quite thorny but just to give an alternative view, there is one suitable for your purposes, and adheres to the height and width you might like to look up 'Roseraie de l'Hay'.... it has a long flowering season and a lovely scent... it was quite well behaved for me in my last garden...


Posted: 18/05/2014 at 09:29

Physocarpus 'Diablo'... I would imagine...

Eating horsetails

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 19:20

hi Autumn.... already stated, thanks for letting us know about this... it's quite interesting to me too... the only White Antelope's I know of, there are 2, one was killed at the Sand Creek massacre in 1864, and the other was killed shortly after the Little Bighorn battle, in July 1876 by scouts of General Crook... this one was with a group trailing the scouts but they shot him off his horse...   I don't know of any others although I think the same Indian names can often found to be used by more than one person... could be neither of these are your ancestor...but either way, without knowing too much about them indiividually, they were prepared to defend their way of life to the last... and I can't help but admire them for that.... the way, is Siletz another name for Salish...? or are they both different...? or is Salish the language... I get

Lavatera Barnsley baby

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 16:10

...I grew Lavatera 'Barnsley Baby' for a while... it grew about 3 foot tall... I found it's flower power a little disappointing... so I've replaced it now with 'Mary Hope'... another shorter growing variety which I'm hoping flowers for a bit longer...and is in full sun...

Eating horsetails

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 16:03

...75 wpm isn't too bad...

...I've not heard of any Cheyenne amongst the Confederated Siletz... unless they've married into it...they tend to be either in southern Montana or Oklahoma... perhaps you meant Chinook...? of luck dealing with your horse tail.....I use ground cover, it helps a I'm a no spray gardener...and I don't think I'll be eating any, for

Eating horsetails

Posted: 17/05/2014 at 14:19

..with such qualities, I'm surprised they are not on the menu of my hordes of snails - they seem to eat everything else...

...thank you for that Autumn...I especially enjoyed this bit, which did make me go...LOL!!

..As the pants age, leaves begin to droop and turn army-green. Silica crystals in the laves become more developed and less water soluble-and therefore, less useful for human consumption.

..well, that's good to know...

What is my tree?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 20:58

..your tree is still quite young... Sophora japonica's don't flower in this country normally...I think I read somewhere that it might flower after 50 years...

 ...  you will note another characteristic in that the crossing branches bear shoots along them which shoot's an attractive tree, looks as though it's been pruned quite a bit...

What is my tree?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 17:54

..well, I think that it is... it's noted for it's wildly criss crossing branches and distinctive ridged bark... the stems and leaves are also just as they should be for this...   there isn't a decent Google image apart from the BBC one, or the commons.wikimedia...  these trees don't flower until they're quite mature....

..I used to grow the pendulous version...

What is my tree?

Posted: 15/05/2014 at 16:45

..Sophora japonica....

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