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Christine Walkden Fans

Posted: Yesterday at 08:04

I'm enjoying every moment of this series. It gives me a chance to see so much of your wonderful gardens from all angles, that I sadly can't come and see in person. For all her masculine ways, Christine comes across as a very kind and thoughtful person and her enthusiasm is second to none.

To cut everything down, or leave.

Posted: Yesterday at 07:43

As I'm more the hibernating type at this time of the year, , I leave the cutting back of most plants (except for clearing up dead and rotting leaves of day lilies and hostas) until I get that first rush of Spring energy.

Amazing amateur wildlife photos

Posted: 21/11/2014 at 07:54

Fantastic photos, Dove, love the one of the soggy little pup 3rd one down!

Grasses

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 14:01

Thanks, Verdun and WillB, will do as you recommend. If the briza doesn't survive the winter, I'll see if I can get a perennial one next year.

Grasses

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 09:24

I think it's this one, Verdun "Pennisetum alopecuroides "Little Bunny", also a Briza, and a Stipa tenuissima.

Grasses

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 07:33

Good morning,

I have some small ornamental grasses such as Pennisetum and was wondering if they have to be cut back in Spring, like I do with the miscanthus?

Thanks in advance!

searching for unusual plants

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 06:54

http://www.sarahraven.com/flowers/plants/pelargoniums/pelargonium_attar_of_roses.htm

https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/Nurseries-Search-Result?query=7091&name=%3Ci%3EEuphorbia%20sikkimensis%3C/i%3E

 

 

 

 

Building a garden bed over cement plzzzz help

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 11:48

Ooops, Dove, didn't notice that!

By the way, wanted to quote your post, but didn't work, is that another blip on the site?

 

Building a garden bed over cement plzzzz help

Posted: 14/11/2014 at 08:57

We made ours out of scaffolding boards, they are now 8 years old and showing no signs of rot. Used ones are cheaper if you can get them.

Here a couple of links that might be useful:

http://www.cambridgewoodworks.org.uk/scaffold-boards-offer-extended/

http://www.ajeer.co.uk/reclaimed-not-for-use-scaffold-boards-80

 

Strictly 2014

Posted: 09/11/2014 at 08:44

Sometimes I wonder who picks the music. How Steve and his partner were supposed to dance a Pasa Doble to that totally inappropriate piece beats me!

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The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it? 
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