Latest posts by Wintersong


Posted: 02/06/2015 at 04:51


I got up with the dog to let OH sleep in and it's theory test day 

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Posted: 01/06/2015 at 21:56

Thanks hollie hock, the blue clump I think you mean is Geranium Johnson's Blue 

Aspect is north facing and my soil is pretty meh against the fence but it's never complained 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 19:23

It's a great space Sanjy67, I have garden wall envy 

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Posted: 01/06/2015 at 17:32

Bon voyage BL! 

Missing Bees

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 17:31

Enough sightings to not be concerned but no honey bees yet, just wait till my Photinia davidii pops. I need earmuffs when passing that thing 

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Posted: 01/06/2015 at 17:23

Does that mean dry soil KEF?

My soil is not  for anything with needs that surpass the geum, would it stay small if it lacks water or just plain die?

I'm looking for the statement plant for the middle border, free draining loam and part shade

Monty's bananas are attractive  


Posted: 01/06/2015 at 17:17

One of my heroes was a 18th century french nobleman who wrote to his wife advising to get the winter clothing out since it was threatening to snow in June, no joke

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Posted: 01/06/2015 at 15:21

Runny, it's called Carnival Time 

I must say myself,  I'm so in love with her 

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Posted: 01/06/2015 at 14:37

Wow KEF  that poppy is lovely but what's the prickly stemmed thing growing beside it? Adore the planting combo of last pic 

Interrupted in my viewing of this thread so P.S Pdoc and berghill, such lush healthy plants in your gardens, I spied one of those Taxus standi -uppy -thingies in berghill's and what a beautiful tree Pdoc. I could spend all day admiring it 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 01/06/2015 at 14:18

Chicky,  your path is gorgeous 

Runny, the fresh growth on that stumpy tree is exquisite 

David, incredible Buddleia 

Mrhursty, your garden vistas and planting would give any designer a run for their money. Stunning!  I love the upturned bricks in the path to collect reflections after rain perhaps 

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Ooh ooh so excited!

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