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Miscanthus

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 17:53

You have nothing to gain by plantImg it out now...wait till the spring. When you do plant it make sure you give it good soil that holds some moisture.  Miscanthus  struggle in dry conditions.

what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 08:12

Hiya pentillie, 

I have some new guinea impatiens.  too in flower, forgot those.

Agree,,it's a funny feeling November.........maybe it will be the same next month and january and..........!  Last Monday it was almost hot here and if the sun does appear it could be very nice today.  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 08:03

 Why haven't I got a hat?  Is it cos I'm Cornish?  

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 07/11/2013 at 08:02

Hello forkers

Feels warm, it's dry and sun was mentioned......

Helping someone In her garden today .........shaping it a little like my own   But she has 5 acres plus.

Porridge and cherries for brekkie.  No sugar..........teeth consideration ......and it tastes just as good 

Have good day folks

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 22:48

But, we WON.  Beat the Germans.  

Its going to be dry tomorrow .....however I'm committed to help friend in her garden then

Hey, Chelsea won too.  Beat the Germans 

what's still flowering in your garden?

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 22:41

Aconitum stainless steel still has plenty of flwers.  And yellow hellebore has flowers too.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 21:42

Arsenal won!  Easy peasy!  ......

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 18:34

Someone has to be in a bad emotional situation to throw him/herself under a train.  And it just takes a moment.  Prob no thought beforehand ...just an impulse.  So very sad and traumatic for family.

A neighbour  I dont know very well .......met on other business....was emotionally overwhelmed with sadness.  His dogs were everything to him and he has lost both,over past 12 months. Quite a young fellow on his own,,partner left him,  but clearly in a bad way. I suggested a call to the Samaritans.......something I was part of couple years back.  My feeling was he was suicidal and I asked him.  popped in over the weekend and he seemed slightly better but today?  Who knows?

It may be considered "selfish" to end ones life in a "messy" way but life can be very bad for some people at times. 

Geraniums

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 18:20

Near Penzance I saw a couple of pelargoniums covering a cottage wall.  Looked wonderful.   Trained on wires at least 10' high and 20' across.  Gone now but must have been a few years old.  I did that for couple of years myself, inspired by that....prob reached 4' or so, maybe more rambling up amd over outside.  

 

Help me tranform my front garden!

Posted: 06/11/2013 at 18:15

Obelisk, couldn't agree more with you.  Buchanii and comans bronze ....ESP the latter.....are so tactile.  I pull out the seed stalks in spring leaving no seeding issues.  I have cream primroses with my buchanii so much same colour scheme.  Comans bronze though is superb in a container but also grow double white hellebore with it too.

For plants against the wall those box plants would have to be moved though therefore my suggestion for couple of pots. 

 

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