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How and when to move a large Bamboo

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 08:06

Come on folks.....express caution re bamboos in the garden.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 10/04/2014 at 08:04

Lovely sunny morning.  Touch of frost too

Will get lettuce planted, onion sets in and peas planted out.

Very late this year with sowing.  Will sow runner beans too.

Time to cut back some hellebores...don't want seeding

Have nice day folks 

Best butterfly plants

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 22:29

Buddleias, of course.

Agastaches...the humming bird plant....attracted bees aNd butterflies last year.  Heleniums too seemed to attract butterflies late in the season.

Volunteer Work

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:00

Lots of respect Mikey.  Sounds perfect 

Eucalyptus gunnii

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 20:56

Happycottontail

Yes, cut it ASAP.

I would prune it to second bottom branch and prune those back too.  A scattering of fish blood n bone lightly raked in will assist rapid growth and a great display of juvenile folkage.

If left it will become a vigorous out of control tree in a year or three

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 20:50

Stacey, just relax. Dont think the worst. 

Quite clearly, ??ou like  crocuses ......enjoy your day 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 20:00

Sorry Dove.  Such sad news.  My mates dad died last week....same night my mum was rushed into hospital .  He died peacefully in his sleep.  

Dove, it's because you are obviously a caring person that you feel as you do.  You can only be there as much as you can I guess.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:31

Been a fantastic day here today.  Lovely n warm.  Still is   Just returned from a walk down to Godrevy lighthouse with my dog.

No gardening.....but behind on normal years....cos visited my mum in hospital.  She was going home today but they decided to keep her in for a couple of days longer.

Sentimental Plants

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:27

I have a couple of sentimental plants in the garden.  They are priceless.  Where else but in your own garden can you keep such wonderful reminders of loved ones?

Volunteer Work

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 19:24

Mikey,,hard graft there.  Amazing difference at the end. Very satisfying.

I too do some volunteering work....think it's important....but what made you choose this form of volunteering?  

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Coleonema

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Associating hydrangea limelight,

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