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Posted: 19/10/2015 at 16:58

I like Monty's impulsive style.  

irish yew - standishii variant

Posted: 19/10/2015 at 16:31


Posted: 19/10/2015 at 16:31

Not liking runny Runny? 

Hope your squirrel is soon back to his best Snow .....he sounds a real character 

have I gone too far this time?  Moved so much lately that, impetuously, decided to move a white pittosporum.  I know they don't like being moved.  They have long spreading roots.  I dug a very wide ring and lifted it only for the soil to fall away.  Normally I would have soaked the area first but wanted to get done before I even started.  I think 50/50 it will survive.  It looks good though between a purple pittosporum and red dwarf berberis.  Hoping it will look like this next spring.  But what a twerp I am......sometimes . No comments please folks! 

the sun didn't appear as promised.....warm pleasant day though.  


Posted: 19/10/2015 at 16:17

Heck!  You pre-empted me Philippa . Must be getting predictable  


Posted: 19/10/2015 at 12:35

Esp with dirty hands 

irish yew - standishii variant

Posted: 19/10/2015 at 12:33

Look excellent Lee.    You pleased?  

John innes rather than multi purpose compost .



Posted: 19/10/2015 at 12:31

Did an experiment one year with hellebores....thick mulched some and nothing on others.  The mulched plants were later.  


Posted: 19/10/2015 at 12:26

Gosh Runny, sorry to hear that.  Glad he is okish.  Scary tho I guess and a shock for you both.  Hope you both are recovering well 

You are can and does change in an instant.  I heard yesterday of a friend's son knocked down crossing the road.  Amazingly, apparently, he only had bruises and aches and pains.  It looks like he was very lucky.  


Posted: 19/10/2015 at 12:16

Is there something fawlty with it Mark?  

Cant advise re basil but I'm sure someone can 

is it too soon to lift dahlias?

Posted: 19/10/2015 at 12:13

Not sure it's important that dahlias are blackened by frost.  I dont think it makes one iota of difference.  I lift when I want the space for something with no regard to frost

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