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Shrubs & Flowers for large North facing garden

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 12:54

Oops. Fairy has already mentioned skimmias....wot's she like? 

Shrubs & Flowers for large North facing garden

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 12:53

Fairy has just about mentioned everything I was going to suggest.

loniciera winter beauty will grow quite large there too plus those scented flowers. also skimmias will enjoy it there.  the dark leaved taxus, for a touch of formality or a pillar, too.

you are spoiled for herbaceous stuff too Lisa Girly.  Aconitums will provide good height there 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 12:42


For the record, I thnk it usually reflects the fondness we have for the traditional irish.  Labels stick though, don't they?  We Cornish are supposed to be thick with a straw sticking out of our mouths and speak with a  funny accent.......oh! I guess that's pretty accurate 


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 12:29

Milder here today .....damp later they say.  Cold spell ddn't last long 

plants in gh and conservatory are drying out., always tricky deciding how much to water over winter.  

Chauffeur service again last night...or should I say this morning? .....too much champagne drunk.  Luck played a huge part in avoiding any sick in tne car 



GardenIng jokes

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 12:22

Cos the irish don't get them! 

GardenIng jokes

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 11:46

Which Lavender ?

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 11:45

Morning Meomye

check out Lavendar World.....they currently have some offers 

chalky soil is fine

for a hedge look no further than Munstead or Hidcote but for individual specimens there are lots to choose from.  


Plant labels

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 07:51

But does,it help them last longer ? 

Celine dions husband died then her elder brother died two days later

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 07:31

Knew someone whose 2  ex husbands died on the same day.

life seems to have a script doesn't it Clarice?  You're right....cuddles needed sometimes 

Snow frolics

Posted: 16/01/2016 at 20:51

I can be bribed 

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