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MartinB's Journal

MartinB's Journal

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Bigger one

17 January 2011 19:45:51
Bigger one

Bigger one

Here is another that I dug out yesterday along with two others. I planted them in a different part of the garden and planted a clematis with each one.


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J.D. J.D. 17 January 2011 19:54:21

So you transplanted them, yes?


kindredspirit kindredspirit 17 January 2011 20:03:44

I think you should carve figures into them, like a totem pole. You're a bit of an Red Indian anyway! :)


Hosta Hosta 17 January 2011 20:16:06

Such a shame. Like the idea of planting a clematis on it though, might do that with an evergreen one on the large fern that died here.


MartinB MartinB 17 January 2011 20:18:05

Transplanted is not the right word. Stood them somewhere else might be. Heartbreaking. Do not think I will do carving, but I have a long life stretching out before me, so maybe in twenty or thirty years I might carve them.


kindredspirit kindredspirit 17 January 2011 20:19:36

Here's how you carve Tree Ferns.

http://www.svfelicity.com/journal/vanuatu4.htm


Keego Keego 17 January 2011 22:53:17

Martin I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your tree ferns apologies If I am a bit behind on this story but did you  not have them all protected or did that not work - I feel for you - lots of plants in my garden devestated including a hedge of Escallonia which are only in Two years but have been wiped out - they will all have to come out and start again with something hardy


MartinB MartinB 17 January 2011 23:25:21

These are some of the many that died last year, some of which i am only removing now. Not sure how the new ones are


fran m fran m 18 January 2011 08:15:55

Here's hoping they will be ok, not for the want of trying. Good luck, keep us posted.


Lìga Lìga 20 January 2011 21:42:27

It have to grow so long ,and now dead...sorry for that...

  Martin,if you don't want carve figures from it,,,you can give it to me,i know what to do with it...


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