Kristen's Project

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  1. Kristen

    Kristen Under gardener

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    Good idea! Thanks. Not sure that grass will look right here, but you've reminded me of something else that I have seen ... and grass would look right for my other pond, where I got the levels slightly wrong and the liner shows at one end (and will rot quicker in full sun ...)

    I have seen, but had completely forgotten about, "Stone liner". Putting that in place before the rocks would provide a nice backdrop, and perhaps cushion the actual liner behind a bit.
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      A fascinating and mammoth project there Kristen. I look forward to seeing the end result ... as I am sure you are tool! Will you be open to the public? I love Azaleas and Rhodos but sadly they are not happy here, but I have other interesting specimens.
       
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        I don't fancy that ... however there is a "hidden gardens" club that visits not-open-to-public gardens; I've not been, but I assume they are "of a type" that likes to crow about such things ... thus I figure I could charge them £50 a head, and give them a slap-up meal, and then I only need 20 or so on each visit to raise a £grand a time, and I could easily do that 3 or 4 times a year.

        When I look at how much work Mr and Mrs Shiney go to each year to open their garden for their charity :blue thumb: :blue thumb: :blue thumb: I selfishly think that fleecing a bunch of snobbish people would make the fund raising a lot easier :dbgrtmb: ... and I like to talk a lot (you've noticed? :heehee:) so they'd be well entertained on the tour.
         
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          Do GC members get a freebie? :whistle: :)
           
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          What do you think? It will be like your gaff ... "entrance free, exit £5" :)
           
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            We didn't realise how lucky we are to have seen 'the making of' for free :biggrin:
             
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              He'll be sending you a bill. :hate-shocked:
               
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              It's coming on a treat Kristen despite the occasional hiccup. What amazes me with the bigger projects of yours is how this all comes together in your mind. Do you actually manage to sleep at night? :biggrin:
               
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