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Hi everyone, I am back on here after a long break. I work at a garden centre and I could not resist buying this small tree called Salix Mount Aso. It looks lovely when the sun shines on the catkins and the leaves are just coming through

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Nice to see you! I have to agree, I can understand why you bought it. Those catkins are such a pretty colour! It'll be a beauty come summer.

25 Feb, 2023


Thank you so much Kate, it's nice to be back, and yes I'm really looking forward to it having leaves this summer

25 Feb, 2023


Thank you Meadowland, I work in the cafe but yes its so tempting to spend some of my wages and i do get discount too

26 Feb, 2023


A very pretty colour combination of pot and plant, Zamaureen. I envy you your job - but p'raps not a good idea, I'd be working for nothing!

26 Feb, 2023


Welcome back, very nice shrub, I'd also be spending all my wages before I left if I worked there.
How is your pond doing ??

27 Feb, 2023


Welcome from me too and a brilliant find!

28 Feb, 2023


Thank you Lincslass and Rose1949, my pond is still looking good but unfortunately I did not realize that the frogs that had moved into the pond were still in it when we had that long icy spell and they all died. I presumed they had left and were hibernating. I got advice from a pond group and I was told that the males sometimes stay in the pond to be the first there when the females arrive. I have also read that when it is icy you can place a ball on the pond and then lift it off to allow air to get through. I am really hoping that new frogs will arrive this summer, it was reallly upsetting to loose them.

1 Mar, 2023

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