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YOU JUST CAN'T TRUST A RHODODENDRON

pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 18,633
Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.

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  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 ManchesterPosts: 5,150

    Shouldn't laugh but imageimageimage.

    "Nothing short of the army to put it right?" image

    Get LB's Sarge on the case image

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 40,587

    Is it wrong that I laughed?  image  image

    Seriously though - that stuff is a bl**dy nightmare. Think we're getting a handle on it in some places in Scotland now,  but it grows so fast....image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • SussexsunSussexsun Posts: 1,444

    I think it looks beautiful. Might be out of control but I would rather see out of control rhoddies than plenty of other things I can think of.

    To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.

  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 40,587

    Really? Despite the fact that it's destroying all the native plants in it's path? image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 72,614
    Fairygirl says:

    Really? Despite the fact that it's destroying all the native plants in it's path? image

    See original post

     And in doing that it's creating vast tracts of virtual sterility with a huge reduction in small mammals, amphibians, insects, birds image

    http://www.countrysideinfo.co.uk/rhododen.htm 

    Last edited: 16 September 2017 09:56:17

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  • raisingirlraisingirl East Devon, on the Edge of Exmoor.Posts: 4,796

    Ah - we were always taught that in school in Cornwall - another place where they are rampant - never turn your back on a rhododendron image

    "Rescued by boat from the rhododendrons".

    *snort*

    “There is no military solution
    Doesn't always end up as something worse”
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 40,587

    Triffids have got nothing on those bu**ers, r'girl   image

    Hope the emergency services charged them  image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


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