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Rachel's Journal

Rachel's Journal

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Who Wants?

04 May 2011 23:59:36
picture from net

picture from net

Does anyone want the grass Deschampsia caespitosa?

I bought two pots of this last autumn but do not like the way it seeds about.


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TinaJ TinaJ 05 May 2011 09:19:22

how is your disanthus cercidifolius doing i have being looking for one for ages i rang the nursery where you got yours they only have large size at 42 euros 


Rachel Rachel 05 May 2011 09:22:48

Fine thanks, Tina, but still in the pot.


TinaJ TinaJ 05 May 2011 09:25:58

thanks rachel, i think i will treat myself but will keep in pot aswell for a while.


Rachel Rachel 05 May 2011 09:32:54

Tina, I didn't keep mine in a pot intentionally. I'm just still trying to work out where it will go. The ground is the correct place for it. You will not get a very tall plant for your €42 unfortunately so it really needs to go in a border. I saw them for sale other places too, similar height and price but you know you're getting good quality from Coolaught. It is a beautiful but expensive tree.


TinaJ TinaJ 05 May 2011 09:57:08

thanks rachel ,never been to coolaught.will take a trip up soon .they have gardens aswell dont they,where you ever there.


Rachel Rachel 05 May 2011 10:09:26

They have beautiful gardens, Tina. Open 7 days a week. The Laburnum tunnel should be in flower now. If you are looking for specific plants then ask at the nursery because most things are not on display. If you visit, please put up photos!


TinaJ TinaJ 05 May 2011 10:37:12

will do rachel,got a load of plants this morning from my mam in law in england.its very cold and windy hers today,but im like the cat that got the cream


Rachel Rachel 05 May 2011 20:29:55

Ooh, free plants, the best kind :)


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