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Island Bed

Still giving colour.



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amy
Amy
 

It looks lovely Dawn ,is that the Miscanthus at the back there ? if it is it's grown brilliantly :o)

13 Sep, 2013

 

Thanks Amy. Yes, that is your Miscanthus, huge now, thank you x

13 Sep, 2013

 

Very nice bed, which Miscanthus is it? we might have to move if it is the same as ours lol

13 Sep, 2013

 

Amy, which one is ot lol x

13 Sep, 2013

amy
Amy
 

It's Miscanthus x Giganteus Dawn , it's grown in this area to use as fuel for power stations , when it dies down we save the canes for staking up plants in the garden , Tony made a fence out of them once they are quite hardy ... x

13 Sep, 2013

 

Thanks Amy .... there you go Dotty.

Wow, I'll keep the canes this year then, thanks for that. Will the clump keep spreading then Amy?

14 Sep, 2013

 

Phew that was lucky.......no we dont have it!! not surprised it is used for fuel.

14 Sep, 2013

 

I have a smaller one with a white stripe down the leaves, that's quite dainty compared to this one, both nice though.

We need fuel for our wood burner, hmmmmm

15 Sep, 2013

 

Wow a very impressive bed, I love the Miscanthus but Im afraid it would be too large for my garden;0)

15 Sep, 2013

 

That looks lovely , Dawn .
Amy sent a miscanthus for me , but it didn't survive , I'll have to beg another one !

15 Sep, 2013

amy
Amy
 

Yes it will keep spreading Dawn ,you have the room Lol :o)) I'll send you another plant Julia when it dies down later in the season !

15 Sep, 2013

 

Hi Amy, brilliant I'll divide it up and spread around.

15 Sep, 2013

amy
Amy
 

We split a plant and threw some old roots over in the next field Dawn and guess what it's grown a good tall plant in there !! I'll rescue some for Julia ....

15 Sep, 2013

 

Hi , Amy , thanks for that .
I nosy-ed in on Dawn's blog .

16 Sep, 2013

 

Wow Amy, have you tried burning any on the stove?

17 Sep, 2013

 

Good or bad , Dawn , or just asking ?

17 Sep, 2013

 

Hi Driad, good haha, just that Amy and I have wood burning stoves and Amy says its used for power station fuel. Sounds good for an alternaive to bamboo canes too.

17 Sep, 2013

 

Well , it's used in some power stations to produce electricity so it ought to be OK , Dawn .

17 Sep, 2013

amy
Amy
 

I haven't tried burning it Dawn It might be a good experiment to see how long it burnt for , we had a fire last night it was lovely and wasn't long before we were stripping our jumpers off :o))

18 Sep, 2013

 

We'll have to try it Amy. We've had the stove lit each night this week, just ticking over nicely.

Lol, as long as only jumpers came off. ;-)

18 Sep, 2013

 

You two !

18 Sep, 2013

 

Ha ha Driad

19 Sep, 2013

amy
Amy
 

Ooh Dawn you haven't been spying have you LOL :o))

19 Sep, 2013

 

;-)

19 Sep, 2013



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