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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Ooops

26 May 2010 17:24:35
lupins

lupins

I got hubby to dig up some dead bushes today. There were about six Cistus on the hill and then I sent him round to do the large Hebe by the stone circle.

Ooops - he dug up the wrong bush! He dug up the hardy Fuchsia beside the Hebe which was resprouting from the base!

I think the Fuchsia will probably be okay. No one had the energy to put it down again today but I cut off all the top branches as they were dead. Now we can see the Snake Bark Maple (Acer rufinerve) better as it was obscured by the Hebe.


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Ternie Ternie 26 May 2010 17:43:51

OMG! good luck with puuting funcia down again :))) love your lupins on the picture!


rosburke rosburke 26 May 2010 21:31:01

Fab picture, Hopefully the fuchsia will be ok.


Clara Clara 26 May 2010 22:47:30

Lovely photo and lovely Lupins.   Fuchsias  will be fine


Rachel Rachel 27 May 2010 00:02:50

I think the fuchsia will be fine too. I can't blame anyone for digging it up. It did look quite dead but there is regrowth.


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