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dog burns

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 14:17

I have a friend who has trained her dogs to go on a large pourous paper mat, which are specially made for animals/toilet training etc. I dont know unfortunately what they are called but both dogs use this for wee and poo. The older dog now uses it overnight in the kitchen to save accidents. She places one outside every morning to the left of the kitchen door so they have continuity.  I suppose it depends on how old they are old dog and new tricks...... Her lawns are perfect and her veg patch is astounding with no doggy input.

Planting Ideas

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 14:10

Hi Pennine Petal thanks for this one it does look lovely and after doing a google does look a great one Thank you

Planting Ideas

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 08:56

Thanks Verdun this ivy looks interesting as I have such a large expanse of fence it looks more interesting than the standard green ivy

Planting Ideas

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 18:48

Many thanks will google your link

Planting Ideas

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 18:31

Thanks Busy Lizzie but are they rather thorny have boisterous grandkids

Planting Ideas

Posted: 14/02/2013 at 17:52

I have a large borderdeep  that is perennial approx 48 mtrs its interspersed about every 8 footapprox with crab apple trees, with a large 6ft fence as the backdrop. Over the past year even though I have a large tree at the bottom of the garden I have lost my birdlife even though I have bird feeders everywhere and a dovecote given protection by the tree, obviously my feathered friends do not appreciate the openness. I am struggling to find a solution with upright evergreen bushes to plant against the fence that will give me winter colour and berries and the local birds protection, my soil is heavy and the shrubs I would like to grow eventually to the height of the fence. I am looking for ideas if anyone can give me any?

Crambe Cordifilia

Posted: 17/01/2013 at 21:55
Many thanks

Crambe Cordifilia

Posted: 16/01/2013 at 20:36
Hi Verdun many thanks for your advice it was bought as a 6" potted cutting unfortunately from an internet site as I cannot find anyone that sells it or are able to order it in? Even the national garden centre chains cannot get hold of it. Which I find a little bizarre, hopefully when this one arrives and the weather improves for planting it will be succesful as the specimans I have seen have been stunning.

Crambe Cordifilia

Posted: 15/01/2013 at 19:00

Thanks nutcutlet unfortunately as all the garden soil is clay it looks like it is a non runner 

Has anyone got any snow yet?

Posted: 15/01/2013 at 18:37

Just home from London to Oxfordshire, none as yet

Discussions started by StillLearning

Will They Survive?

Delivery Today from J Parkers 
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Dahlias

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Hibiscus

Moving it  
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Red Hot Pokers

Not flowered 
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Peony

To Move or Not to Move  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 17:48

Can someone identify these please

 
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Identification Please

Pink Tree or Bush  
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Espalier Apples Trees

White Fungus  
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Songbirds and Migrating Birds

Small Minded Men with Shotguns  
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Fatsia Japonica

Not Looking so good  
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Can someone Let me know Please

Pretty Flowers  
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Carpet Planting

Ideas needed a large East facing border  
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How do I get rid of it

Ground Elder  
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Best Hedging

Planting a New Hedge  
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Advice would be greatfully appreciated

When to Plant  
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