Mr List Blog - 9th year 2018

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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by GREVILLE » Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:06 pm

:lol:

Easier to say "Minus a Duchy Schefflera". (Not sure losing one of those is a laughing matter :oops: )


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Wed Feb 26, 2014 10:27 am

they are pretty cheap and readily available so not that big a tragedy


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by fern Rob » Wed Feb 26, 2014 8:32 pm

Your garden looks good for the time of year.
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by derrick » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:45 pm

Your Garden looks good Mr list. Already stuff on the move .I do like the skulls now .


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:00 pm

growth

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colour contrasts and complementary colour

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new bit of planting have also just put in my second magnolia tripetala behind this euonymus alatus and to the right of the bamboo

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if anyone remembers me asking about a tree and you all saying where would I put one?
lol, since then I have planted 3 trees with plans for 1,2,3. three more this year. lollll.

who needs grass in the lawn hehe

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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:23 pm

Very nice! What's that in the first pic?
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by cordyman » Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:50 pm

not keen on the grass Mr L! but the rest of it Oooooooooooooooooooof! lovely! icon_salut first pic is a cracker!


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by pdid » Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:41 pm

GoggleboxUK wrote:Very nice! What's that in the first pic?
It's an aralia of some description. Looks similar to my bipinata but I don't think it is, mine kept most of its leaves this winter.

Nice pics Ken, I'm hoping to get some up once I've had a tidy :mrgreen:


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:33 pm

pdid wrote:
GoggleboxUK wrote:Very nice! What's that in the first pic?
It's an aralia of some description. Looks similar to my bipinata but I don't think it is, mine kept most of its leaves this winter.
It's a great looking lant, wouldn't look out of place on a Star Trek episode.
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:14 am

yep the plain old common green aralia elata


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by GoggleboxUK » Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:23 am

Mr List wrote:yep the plain old common green aralia elata
Ah, the Japanese Angelica tree, it looks much different pre-leafing up. How hardy is it? Surely not suitable for planting out?
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by fern Rob » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:55 am

All bulb lawns may be the way forwards .
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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:56 am

GoggleboxUK wrote:
Mr List wrote:yep the plain old common green aralia elata
Ah, the Japanese Angelica tree, it looks much different pre-leafing up. How hardy is it? Surely not suitable for planting out?

lol?

I went with that aralia because it is the 100% tried and tested hardy one.


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by RogerBacardy » Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:05 pm

Your garden is a bit like you. Mad, brilliant and proud to be unconventional (I've seen your other youtube clips!).

Well done on shaking up the neighbourhood and bringing a touch of exotica to your street. Although I have to say, that is the worst lawn I've ever seen. :shock: Which again makes it unconventional :)


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Re: Mr List Blog - 4th year 2013

Post by Mr List » Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:17 pm

the thing that really pisses me off with the lawn is that when it was left to run riot with weeds and only mown like two or three times a year it was lovely and green and not patchy.

then I read some gardening books and did everything you are supposed to do to get a good lawn and it just ended up like that.

I am just waiting until I can find a good low growing carpeting plant and then the grass will be gone.


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