Mr List Blog - 9th year 2018

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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:40 pm

clerodendrum trichotomum var. fargesii

I really like the intricate shape of the ice crystal fig too.
they bare pretty cheap and available, why don't you get one?


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:19 pm

still looking pretty good

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arrow bamboo hedge

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mahonia

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fatsia

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sempervivum - was a little dot I chucked on just to see what happened instead on it ending up in the bin

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schefflera.mac.

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oak leaf hydrangea

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magnolia tripetela

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basjoo still going unaided

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stuff

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this is coming for Dave .B teehee :)

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Mekong

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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Deedee » Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:06 pm

Still looking great mr list icon_thumleft i still have cannas and trex etc in leaf! i look every morning to see if they have collapsed but no, not yet, my plants look pretty much like yours icon_thumleft icon_thumleft good isnt it..


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by fern Rob » Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:18 am

Great
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:50 am

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gunnera coming alive

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first flowers of the year

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my trex which just loves to rot big holes in itself

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first boo shoots appearing

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stuff

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an uber shade success

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and an uber shade failure , the duchy schefflera has bit the dust it would seem

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some plants in their winter home still coming along nicely.
I have nowhere for the two basjoo and two Mekong spares this year with the mild winter not killing anything,lol.

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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by cordyman » Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:41 pm

Grass looks terrible, is it due to all the shade from the jungle? :lol:

But bar that I seriously think you'll need to get the machete out by the end of this year, thats a growth explosion waiting to happen, all primed for the sun to come out. What are your plans this year, let it all grow and enjoy?


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Adam D » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:54 pm

Is that the Sarcococca that your bought last year in flower?

I have 5 of them in my garden and the flowers have opened, but not as much as yours have.

There is a big clump of it on my walk to work in Edinburgh. It is in flower now and sometimes the smell is intoxicating!


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:18 pm

Your plants are looking in rude health (well apart from the dead looking thing in the shade and your grass) The Fatsihedra looks to have put on good growth as has your Scheffys, sadly the "seeds" you kindly gave me look to all be duds. What are your plans for the lawn?

I take it all back, one has germinated tonight!
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by cordyman » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:32 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:Your plants are looking in rude health (well apart from the dead looking thing in the shade and your grass) The Fatsihedra looks to have put on good growth as has your Scheffys, sadly the "seeds" you kindly gave me look to all be duds. What are your plans for the lawn?

I mentioned this on another thread, but I think anyone with a scruffy/dead lawn, should go shingle a'la HTUK's Simba drunken_smilie1 drunken_smilie1 drunken_smilie1




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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:08 am

I think it was a cracking little brainwave to put those Sarcococca by the door. opening the door is as far as I venture into the garden most of this time of year and the scent just wafts straight in :D

lawn is a pain. it mostly comes back ok in summer, I have done all the blinking things the books say and it is no help.
if I got rid of the grass I would plant some other type of carpeting plants there.


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by StefanNL » Tue Feb 25, 2014 12:17 pm

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lawn is a pain. it mostly comes back ok in summer, I have done all the blinking things the books say and it is no help.
if I got rid of the grass I would plant some other type of carpeting plants there.
If grass doesn't work out then you should try Soleirolia soleirolii. Looks like moss, grows very fast, is evergreen and is completely hardy.


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Tue Feb 25, 2014 2:11 pm

and does barely nothing , I have been planting it in my lawn for years and it is just clinging on.


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by fern Rob » Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:23 pm

Im going to use shingle, my lawn is dead.
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by GREVILLE » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:00 pm

Question, Ken. Have counted the number of different plants you have potted and planted?


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:03 pm

not a chance :lol:


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