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Suggestions for a bit of privacy...

Posted: 11/06/2012 at 21:43

 What I would do is three obelisks(is that how you spell the word) and space them almost in a triangle to one corner and possibly one to the opposite corner what ive done is grow honeysuckle up them which is evergreen. You could always get different heights and make a feature of this.This would give anyone passing something to look at and you a bit of privacy. You could even make the obelisks yourself with a visit to the local wood and a ball of string.   Just another idea      Jenny 

Crazy paving

Posted: 11/06/2012 at 21:23

Hi Annie,

Could you lift random slabs and fill with plants have different sized pots,old tin bath,whisky barrels etc giving all different heights and a seating area. Just think no grass to cut. You could soften round the pots with random stones of all sizes and soften with gravel edges. I agree with the "skiddiness" of the gravel as a path.

Autumn sown sweet peas

Posted: 11/06/2012 at 21:09

David K, thanks for that Ive got carpet Ill do that

trimming blackcurrants

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 23:15

I agree with obelixx thats the advice i was given

Any IDeas (sorry!) what these are?

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 23:03

The second one is definitely rose bay willow herb get rid of it quick or it will be everywhere!!

Need to improve soil what's best?

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 22:52

Your making me jealous. Our old neighbour has joked that one day he'll let me take over his garden you just never know.. I too just love plants its an addiction. I do gardens just to help out my neighbours Ive been known to pop up out of manys a border.

Cleaning pots or not

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 22:43

Its a boring job but I agree its best to be done

Talkback: Scented plants and memory

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 22:42

Sweet William remind me of our old neighbour where I grew up. I grew them from seed last year in memory of my childhood I was looking at them today another couple of weeks and they should be flowering

White roses going pink?

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 22:33

A friend that is a great rose grower told me once if the rose is stressed it will change colour.The Mary rose she had should be white but on the same plant it had pink flowers as well, it flowered white the next year.

Autumn sown sweet peas

Posted: 10/06/2012 at 22:21

David K your advice on sweetpeas is so interesting I live in the north of Scotland so have always done a spring sowing of seeds but for next year Im going to go wth October minus 12 thats amazingly low temps for them to survive.

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