Verdun


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Planting suggestions

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 18:04

A variegated holly...golden king..would look good there

a foreground of carex testacea, brunnera, geranium phaem Margaret, jap painted fern, or my favourite grass hackonechloa would associate well.

or buttercup ivy on the fence and jap acer like Garnet ...?  The yellow hackonechloa would also look good fronting it     

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 16:58

Lyn, that is very much a cornish thing too. 

very under rated are hydrangeas. 

WHERE'S OUR SUMMER

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 16:52

Well, a day of rain now drying up.  

Even you hard hearts......

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 13:58

Ah! You got me Susan....ssssh! 

poorly shrubs

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 13:57

Do ph test.  Then we can work from there

poorly shrubs

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 13:18

Any gc will stock it rosemary.  Cheap.  Just go for most basic .  

it's always wise too check ph levels....it's possible your soil is basically acid but if mushroom compost, for example, has been used or if limed it will make it alkaline.

Even you hard hearts......

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 13:13

'Ave a cuppa Tetley.....Pg or Typhoo 

Planting Blueberry Bushes

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 13:11

Yes, faulty meter 

poorly shrubs

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 12:24

Iron in a form your plants can absorb Rosemary.  

I asked about the heathers because if they were summer flowering and healthy it would confirm acid soil.  When did you check your ph....soil acidity?  You are sure it is acid? 

Even you hard hearts......

Posted: 05/08/2015 at 12:20

Far from a sob story it was a happy story.  

If I had the money I would love doing what AT does.  

Always bits that are just not practical ...rather like wrapping paper around the pressies.  It all adds to the impact

Of course, it is sentimental but I don't doubt the sincerity of AT or any of his team.  Simon Cowel parallel?  Come on 

 

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