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Talkback: Shrubs that flower in February

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:26

Yes, you may be right Nut.  Shame though,

I had a moment of weaknesss at the garden centre...

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:25

Edd, do nuts are good for you.    And you were WRONG......they do not grow when planted in the garden.  

Tetley I resemble that remark 

too much info Runny


Lovely day

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:18

Yes Caroline.  I have been cutting all winter prob every 2 weeks. Now with those nice new stripes my stripes 



Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:15

Pot on Caroline.  Pinch out tops too 

if your potting shed has good light you can move them there.....I think I would wait a couple days though as a couple of very cold nights are expected. 


Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:11

Why not get a few hostas Hostafan?  They are wonderful foliage plants. ,I think you will quite like them .   Good luck with bloods and checks 

Rake recommendations

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:02


I need long handled tools too 

Not sure you need a stainless steel one though.  I choose according to feel, weight and comfort.  "using" it in store will help you decide. Brands no longer feature in my selection of tools.  

Comfort along the shaft is roughness that could become painful or irritation over prolonged use. 

Talkback: Shrubs that flower in February

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 16:36

Mine are in dryish,,poorish 7....soil and thrive.  .  Obviously at planting I imcorporated some compost etc and mulch every year.  Now 10 years plus 

Raspberry and Gooseberry Canes

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 16:33

Andy, heel them in for now.

Unusual sight in park

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 16:29

Talkback: Shrubs that flower in February

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 15:37

Looking great there Nut 

lovely plants witch hazels Yvie.  I find them pretty adaptable for position.  Those quaint spidery flowers are a treat right now 

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