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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 20:47

Edd, an awful situation. 

two weeks before she sees a doc?  unless you can arrange an earlier one somehow you will need to be strong. But can you try to get it earlier?  

I went through a similar situation once and it is a roller coaster of emotions....hope and despair.....I know that. But you can't assume the worst ...and if your OH is in "denial" then that is helping her to cope for now.  You can't switch off the worry Edd but you still need to cope for now.  

When you have a diagnosis THEN you will focus on what to do.  For now Edd do something distracting and enjoyable as a family

words are never enough but it is far too early to fear the worst. 



Winca - how can i get rid of it?

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 20:07

They will struggle too if soil is at all dry

Made a plan, Hebacious border for next year

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 20:05

The curves will prob come Lyn.....we all eventually succomb to curves don't we? 

What type of currant/fruit bush are these?

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 20:04

White or red for sure 


Posted: 04/12/2015 at 20:03

Talking about biscuits, a visitor today ate all the chocolate ones in a tin of assorted biscuits.  never have I taken such a dramatic dislike of someone I previously liked.  I repeat....ALL THE CHOCOLATE ONES.    Hope she was sick 

What type of currant/fruit bush are these?

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 19:24

It is impossible to accurately identify  which currants these are until they start setting fruit.  white currants, red currants??? 

Made a plan, Hebacious border for next year

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 19:19

Just a point Busy...veronicastrums is one group of tall perennials that sit happily in the middle strata.  not quite as see through as bonariensis but similar. another factor is the foliage.....veronicastrums have an architectural effect ......that would soften the intense  summer colours Perki has selected. 

dwarf fruit tres

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 18:12

Exactly that Aster. be strong.  Be semsible 

Talkback: What to prune in winter

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 18:06

Newcastle, yep those smails will do just that....viz., return to their feeding ground.

i have cut all the leaves off my hellebores now.........mulching right away helps control any black spot spores.  Be careful though....i know someone who cut all the "leaves" off.....she had cut off the emerging flower buds. 

Gardening Vices ......

Posted: 04/12/2015 at 13:12

Always tinkering with planting associations.  Acting on impulse despite my logical little voice in my head telling me not to.  And buying plants even tho I don't know then where to put them. (They always find their "perfect" spot eventually though)

these are a few of my fsvourite vices 

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