Tag Archives: hot border

Rain Stops Play

Not that much play was expected today the forecast being as it was, so the relatively mild and dry day up until mid afternoon was a bonus – and gave me the chance to make a start on the replacement … Continue reading

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Decision Made

One decision, anyway, and that is that the Parottia persica can stay where it is – having looked in my books I see that it can grow upwards of 50 feet tall, and having nowhere suitable for another tree of … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Half Hot

Clearing spent foliage from the right hand hot border yesterday makes it even more obvious that the border isn’t even lukewarm, let alone half hot – the foliage of Vitis vinifera ’Purpurea’ is now dark red and there is a solitary nasturtium … Continue reading

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