The New Garden

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  1. Palustris

    Palustris Young Pine

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    That bit of garden is under a huge Beech tree.so it gets very little rain on it. At the moment it is just covered in moss. Removing the hedge has let in more light. We are planning on sowing huge numbers of Cyclamen hederifolium and coum in that bit as they like that sort of situation. I can get tons of seed of them so it should be no problem.
     
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    Gail-Steman Young Pine

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    These will look lovely there and give a really lovely display in different colours :)
     
  3. Palustris

    Palustris Young Pine

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    Something like this.
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    Gail-Steman Young Pine

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    Yes that will look nice but with more showing than on this picture like a landscape of colour.
     



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    healthfreak New Seed

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    I definitely envy your achievement in your garden. I can only dream of doing anything close to that.
     
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    Palustris Young Pine

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    Not done anything today, I probably overdid it yesterday, digging out the roots of the conifers on the other side of the entrance. My back is very painful.
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    I dug over 20 odd feet of that border. I started at the fence in the distance and worked to just this side of the shed.
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    Some of the roots which I removed along with a lot of stones and some scrap metal. The wall is the base of the greenhouse which I hope to have eventually.
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Palustris by any chance were you hyperactive as a boy? Your energy is astonishing.
     
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    Palustris Young Pine

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    I spent the majority of my childhood being accused of being lazy. In a way that was true in that I only ever did what I wanted to do rather than things I was supposed to do, but did not like doing.
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    So you had a mind of your own.
     
  10. Palustris

    Palustris Young Pine

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    Not done this work myself. The concrete posts and gravel boards are beyond our strength these days.
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    Outside view
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    From the drive.
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    Looks beautiful Odif.
     
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    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Looking very good, Palus. Will you stain the wood or leave it "natural"?
     
  13. Palustris

    Palustris Young Pine

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    I wanted to paint it Forest Green, but the Boss said she wanted it left as it is, so as it is, it is.
    This is the fence on the other side of the garden. We kept that as Ranch style to let light and air into that section of the garden under a huge Beech tree.
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    Palustris Young Pine

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    Spent the last few weeks removing a huge conifer stump from the border opposite the back door of the bungalow. It was very much in the way of what we want to do with that part of the garden.
    If you look back a few pages you can see what it looked like when the neighbours had cut down the massive trees.
    These are the stumps of which I speak. The one on the right of the picture is the one we wanted removing.
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    This is what part of it looked like.
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    And finally removed.
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    Now all we have to do is tidy up the roots left and fill up the hole.
    The other stumps are not in the way so we will leave them to rot in the ground. (And they are just too hard to get out.)
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    I will cut off as many of the roots as I can, but that is all. Holes will be drilled in it and stuff to speed up rotting poured in.
     
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    Palustris Young Pine

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    Just to show we have more than just a work in progress. We do have some nice Autumn colour.
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