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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 17/01/2014 at 08:44

Morning folks.  Beautifully sunny 

Fidget, my,witch hazel is in full flower too.  Lovely scent,.  Hope you catch up,on your sleep...sure you will.

Re my witch hazel I put a blue shirt on the line to dry but made sure I could see the yellow flowers contrasting  with it    Clever eh?  

 

I really enjoy this forum

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 23:57

Those guys are simply watching  the cricket on tother side. 

Camera Corner

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 23:53

As far as I know no Camelias have a scent.  They have everything else though.  

Great pictures again folks 

 

Raised beds

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 23:50

Not for me.  I would cover with polythene now.  It will enable the soil to dry out and enable ??ou to mix in compost, etc..  I would then, when mixed, uncover the beds for a couple of months.  Come pre-sowing time, if comditions are wet and cold, I would again cover with polythene.  

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Posted: 16/01/2014 at 22:37

Red, I LOVE it's scent.

I remember my nephew as a boy passing sarcoccoca and askiNg what that lovely smell was.  It is worthwhile. It will not give you any problems.  It IS deliciously scented.

Your site sounds ideal for it.  

But, check its details out  for yourself Red and then decide.  

Fox gloves

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 20:58

Red, check out a thread posted by one of our most handsome members about small online nurseries.   I agree postage costs are increasing but I recently had 7 small plants for £15 plus £8  postage.  They were not plugs but plants busting to be potted on into 1 litre pots.  They were plants I could not get locally too.  

I will be going to local GC for their small perennials over the next month.  They will be priced at about £2 ...maybe less if you buy 6.....and they really will bulk up quickly if you pot on.  

Im always looking for value for money but quality and variety too.

new garden

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 20:40

Best in black bin liners and forgotten for 12 months. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 16/01/2014 at 20:38

Today I have mostly been eating.............SPAGHETTI.  

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Posted: 16/01/2014 at 20:36

Oh!  It will grow in pots...I have spare plants growing in pots....but best in the ground.

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Posted: 16/01/2014 at 20:35

Easy, evergreen looks bit like privet, womderful scent in February/march.  Easily pruned. Compact.  Will grow in sun but partial shade is best.  Have 3 of these.  Nothing seems to botheeither either pest nor disease.  I love it for its scent that wafts across the garden.  It's a great foil for other plants.  

Red, they're not expensive.  Buy one and, if you mulch it well, it will easily make another plant.  Or just layer it.  

There are different varieties but all have that wonderful scent 

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