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by Mr List
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:06 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eucalyptus ID
Replies: 18
Views: 886

Re: Eucalyptus ID

do most eucs sucker like gunnii does when chopped down?
by Mr List
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:02 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Re-design a Hardy Exotic garden. Ideas please
Replies: 6
Views: 604

Re: Re-design a Hardy Exotic garden. Ideas please

it would be nice you could create some 3d to the garden.
I am a fan of mounds myself rather than hard landscaping terraces and plateaus
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: evergreen climbers for a mild, afternoon sun fence
Replies: 5
Views: 324

Re: evergreen climbers for a mild, afternoon sun fence

some evergreen honeysuckles for scent
evergreen climbing hydrangeas

if you want rare and unusual search on crug,
they often have some things that would be a tad too tender for me but would be fine for you
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Gardeners World 2014
Replies: 52
Views: 2275

Re: Gardeners World 2014

one of those depends on the temps type things though isn't it
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eucalyptus ID
Replies: 18
Views: 886

Re: Eucalyptus ID

I am putting these into the two pots I was asking for plants suggestions for in the other thread. I plant to keep them trimmed and root pruned (a bit like a big bonsai) but it is quite a shady position so they may just end up being bedding for this year. if they survive brill, if not £5 each is noth...
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eucalyptus ID
Replies: 18
Views: 886

Re: Eucalyptus ID

springfields nursery in middleton
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: Exotic Gardeners Question Time - Ask Here :-) (Public)
Topic: Limp fatsia
Replies: 9
Views: 1203

Re: Limp fatsia

do that gardeners world thing and build up the ground with stones so the fatsia is higher above the water line
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:04 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Eucalyptus ID
Replies: 18
Views: 886

Eucalyptus ID

I bought this Euc thinking it was Gunnii but after seeing a gunnii in another shop I am not too sure it is now. any clue as to which Eucalyptus it is? that is all the label says, eucalyptus. http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/aa445/z1demo1/euc-4_zpsb045049c.jpg http://i1198.photobucket.com/albums/a...
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:06 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Which schefflera ?
Replies: 18
Views: 1545

Re: Which schefflera ?

chapana is my favourite ,
kev spence from GOTE reckons that is the hardiest and it has lovely purple colouration and real wheel shapes to the whorls.
by Mr List
Tue Mar 11, 2014 1:04 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: plants in pots
Replies: 3
Views: 323

Re: plants in pots

I have used lots of big homemade wooden planters in the bottom half of my garden that wasn't suitable for planting into the ground to create lots of height like a sunken garden but in reverse. also pots on things etc for same effect/reason. where there is no ground for planting pots make room for ex...
by Mr List
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:15 am
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: Spring clean
Replies: 14
Views: 834

Re: Spring clean

how come the gunnera doesn't stretch forward and swamp the smaller plants?
do you do anything to keep it upright
by Mr List
Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:10 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: evergreens for pots
Replies: 13
Views: 828

Re: evergreens for pots

what about euphorbia characias ?

agave don't grow in shade do they?
by Mr List
Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: evergreens for pots
Replies: 13
Views: 828

Re: evergreens for pots

I am wanting something to live in these same pots indefinitely so anything that would need repotting into bigger pots is a no no. with shrubs and stuff you can trim the top growth and the roots to repot, that doesn't really work with palms and cordies. also something which is 100% hardy in pots. thi...
by Mr List
Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: HTUK Community Forum (public)
Topic: evergreens for pots
Replies: 13
Views: 828

evergreens for pots

just got rid of a couple of dwarf conifers I had in pots and I want something evergreen for winter interest to plant in the empty pots.

it will be with lots of hostas in the growing season so tall and thin would be best.
by Mr List
Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: HTUK Member Blogs
Topic: Yorkshire Kris blog: Cow protection
Replies: 1487
Views: 63360

Re: Yorkshire Kris blog March gardening, the sun came out.

Yorkshire Kris wrote:Yet more sleepers..... icon_sunny
so what is the order, paths and then planting or planting and then paths?