What's looking good in February 2018

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Gorgeous bit of colour! Sadly we've had to get rid of the Dogwood in our front garden, it was meant to be a smaller variety but it grew huge each year! It looked lovely but it was crowding out everything else.
 
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Old English - Dagwood, like Dagger. Good for making skewers for cooking on.

You can check it's a true Dogwood when it's in leaf, tear one across and it'll have latex strands:)
 
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I've Done Whickering with them as they are flexable like willow & hazel:) Mix the three woods up & you get a good colour combination in a basket Or What ever you fancy making. Plus that way you stop them getting to 8 foot (y)
 

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Well, since we're discussing dogwood, I did a little mantel spruce up.
"bricked" the opening, (which is really wallpaper!)
and, "planted" some dogwood in the vases LOL
Hey, it's 14 degrees here today!

P.S., it's not really a real fireplace, just an old mantel we found in the woods a long time ago-really just functions as some architectural interest.

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Well, between cold spells it warmed up enough for me to plant some garlic so it would get the benefits of over-wintering and I planted one bare root of Comfrey to see how it would fare in these cold days coming. I also put 2 ea of the Comfrey bare root stock in containers in a dark room inside my garage.

I noticed that some of the old garlic not harvested was warmed up enough that I had 6" sprouts coming through the mulch in the bed. Weird! I think the 10 degree F weather with some wind took care of those plants ever surviving. I'm ready for Spring - getting cabin fever even with lots of things that need worked on.
 

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I'm really enjoying seeing everyone's photos! I've started doing short walks each day to try and get my strength back, so yesterday was the first time that I have left the house for a non-medical purpose since JUNE! :eek: I was so happy to be out of the house that I totally forgot to take photos, but I will try and remember tomorrow (y)
 
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