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Help me tranform my front garden!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 18:15

Obelisk, couldn't agree more with you.  Buchanii and comans bronze ....ESP the latter.....are so tactile.  I pull out the seed stalks in spring leaving no seeding issues.  I have cream primroses with my buchanii so much same colour scheme.  Comans bronze though is superb in a container but also grow double white hellebore with it too.

For plants against the wall those box plants would have to be moved though therefore my suggestion for couple of pots. 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 18:05

Howdy folks

All this talk about chocolate..........look, in a few seconds chocolate is gone.  Waste of time.  And it makes you feel sick if you eat a whole box 

KEF. Yes, more important things.  What plants did you get?  

Got GC credit so went to get some tulips.  At the checkout I was told they were half price as of today.  So, holding up the queue I went back to get more bulbs. Will pot them up and plant out in spring in the perfect spot.  

Supposed to be dry ..even a little sunny....today but it's been drizzly for most of the day

So tempted to go for a "true" black hellebore 3 litre size.    If everyone reading this sent me some money I could buy that    Come on, it's my birthday next year 

plant help

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 11:16

Darren, aubretia is a low cascading perennial.  Flowers in spring. However, check out helianthemums......rock or sun roses.  They are evergreen, flower for much of,the summer in colours from white to red to yellow, etc.  my favourites are the Wisley varieties ...wisley pink and wisley primrose both having lovely greyish foliage. 

In such a wall, ??ou can grow all manner of things.  Alyssum is a lovely yellow cascading plant that will set off purple aubretia.  Arabis is a white or pink....prefer the white.....cascading plant, 

Sorry Dean......please Darren DONT grow cerastium.  It is a thug that seeds EVERYWHERE.  I know some people like it but it will overwhelm your garden.

I have a couple of walls filled with aubretia, alyssum, Helianthemums, mesembryanthemums, Arabis, osteospermums, all cascading down the low walls.  Lovely in spring and summer.  You,will have a riot of colour.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 08:41

Oh heck!  It's raining.  So much for planting 

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Posted: 06/11/2013 at 08:30

Just checked. Just corner on camera corner so it seems fine

Camera Corner

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 08:28

Bob, fantastic  blue 

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Posted: 06/11/2013 at 08:27

Hello David.

 

Camera corner is a thread I don't post on....not a great photographer...but one I enjoy and look for. So, don't know if there is a problem posting on it.   I will take a look.  Camera corner is perfect for the forum

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Posted: 06/11/2013 at 08:20

Morning everyone

Windy, feels warm, looks dry..ish.  Think sun was mentioned in the forecast.

 

 

plant help

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 08:12

Darren,,if ??ou can dig in some compost, etc consider hellebores. They flower from early in the year to mid spring.

Ok,,not flowerimg, but hackonochloa would look good there I'd not too dry.  It's a,handsome erect then cascading yellow grass with hints of orange and red.

If dogwoods,grow well there the chances are that the soil is reasonably moist...?  

There are lots of plamts I,could suggest but can you say if the soil is good or,poor.  Dry or moist?  

Granular Fertilizer

Posted: 05/11/2013 at 22:43

Forgot woody........you garden large scale.  Very envious 

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