Verdun


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Inspiration needed.

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 16:10

Lonicera Baggesons Gold Kc

Sand

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 16:08

NO to builders sand.  Use sharp sand or perlite 

Small and narrow space - need ideas!

Posted: 16/02/2016 at 07:40

Lou, yews can be cut back as hard as you like. relatively slow growing too.  

Small and narrow space - need ideas!

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 22:19

Welcome, welcome Greta Greta 

as many may know here I am very fond of Taxus Standishii.  A very colourful, classy, bombproof erect yew.  This will grow there.

will some sun you could check out Aster Frikartii too.  Lavendar blue flowers from mid summer through to autumn.  hardy geraniums like Orion, Elke, Rozanne too.  clematis like Nelly Moser will look good on the fence.  Phormiums like Sundown will provide evergreen colourful foliage.  dahlias will add quick summer colour.  Verbena Bonariensis will,give you colour up to 7' on strong thin stems all summer....a real fwvourite.  

If your soil has reasonable moisture you can plant astrantias and heleniums as well as astilbes and tall grasses like calamagrostis Karl Foerster which will flower wll summer.

lots of things you can plant to quickly transform that spot Greta 

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

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 20:18

smilie with a halo Runny.....could be my new avatar 

Inspiration needed.

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 19:35

She will claim the BEER Edd.  

Inspiration needed.

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 19:00

Hate bullies Kc and your neighbour sounds a nasty piece of work.  Maybe we could dig a trench between 2 fences and bury him there 

HELLO FORKERS! part two

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:56

Yes Wonky cos I enjoy that naughty step 

sweetpeas

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:52

Well, I would but better to wait just a couple of weeks Caroline. . However, 

I find once we enter March the time just rushes by and we are suddenly into spring 

Inspiration needed.

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 18:47

We could all chip in to pay for a new fence for Kc.   send it to me and I will make sure I.......er she...gets it 

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