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Latest posts by Salino

Tomatoes

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 22:42

...like Glamour Gardener above....no problems here...greenhouse...picking for weeks and plenty to come each day...  I fear ostracision over this...lol...

..not growing any reds, only orange and yellows.... and too many for us as usual,  but here's a few I picked today...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57321.jpg?width=273&height=350&mode=max

 

 

After a good day in the garden

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 23:01

...ham sandwich and a cuppa.....*** all else in the fridge...

'Like button'

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 23:34

...lately, I'd have been spoilt for choice...

...perhaps the addition of one of these........lol...

'Like button'

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 22:01

...it's a 'dislike' button I might prefer...lol... be more fun...

Have you seen this rose?

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:59

..this is one of the Austin's that did not stand the test of time in this country...a few of his don't and they discontinue them.... probably suffered with too much black spot....or poor growth.... as sometimes happens, some of these do better in hot climates like Australia or California...as this one does, it seems...

Tree ID please.

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 21:13

..I would be pretty certain that one in the photo is 'Grace' because of the blue/green lower leaves, and purple at the top...also the leaves are larger as is the plant... it will grow much bigger than others of this type...the autumn colour is both long and spectacular...I find...

Landscaping my garden

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 22:54

..you must run with your own ideas on this really....hard landscaping is such a personal taste... I think we here are better able to advise on plants and planting combinations.... 

I don't think we were suggesting that you have the decking between extension and garage, but more a decorative patio area for dining out... and no decking at all...so bit of a misunderstanding there maybe... 

...I agree that decking wouldn't look right in that position...

...I like your other idea of some trellising and plantings on the walls.... that would look really good I think...bit of an enclosed area...it could become quite lush...

...best of luck....

Landscaping my garden

Posted: 14/08/2014 at 20:04

...between extension and garage was my initial favourite for this... but as always it's what you want really... take time to think more about it perhaps..

anyway...bumping..in case anyone else has any suggestions...

...I like your shed.... you do need a path direct to the door though.... you won't want to walk on that grass all the time...

 

Whats happening?

Posted: 13/08/2014 at 22:10

...in case it isn't well known....if you are aged 55 or over...you can get your Will done free of charge and properly through a solicitor, by requesting the Free Will Service offered by Cancer Research....you tell your solicitor that's what you want and fill in the appropriate form...

.... they hope you will leave them something...can be £10.. nothing at all even.... I left them £100...which I think is reasonable.... of course they are guaranteed to get their money...eventually.... nothing to pay upfront...

...you can even update your will free of charge through the same procedure at a later date if you want... I did that too.... not sure if they will pay for another change after this though... 

Landscaping my garden

Posted: 12/08/2014 at 23:45

..I hope someone talks you out of having decking... I hate the stuff...and I notice that you will be placing it outside that extension right by the boundary fence...your neighbour has a big conservatory just the other side...with their windows open they will be able to hear any conversation you have... too close for comfort for me... I prefer my seating areas to be well away from other habitation...even in a small garden... you can usually find somewhere a bit more distant...   just my personal preference... but I know you've already got this sorted out... so...you'll have to go with your choice there..

...but you seem to have a patio of sorts the other side of the extension...so wonder why you need decking... also it appears to be in a spot that remains in shade...

...you will need a path to the shed...there seems to be one already in situ in a photo... during bad weather, you won't want to walk on grass...so a direct route would be advisable I think....

..yes it's best not to worry about shrubs right now... your garden has the potential to be really nice... try not to make it too complicated would be my advice at this stage...

..I should add that, there are other members here who do their own landscaping, and some seem to be very good at it.... I hope they look in tomorrow and are able to offer you more advice on how to proceed..... 'Fairygirl' in particular I would single out as having all sorts of helpful ideas on this front... perhaps we shall hear from her soon....

 

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