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South Hamilton, MA

April 23, 2010
3:16 AM

Post #7729270

I am surprised at the 8a zone designation on the northeast area. Great plant combinations & surprised the tree fern is growing there. Protection given by hills etc.?
Kannapolis, NC

April 23, 2010
4:45 AM

Post #7729370

Sue: Great article on a charming place. I enjoyed your descriptions and a visit sometime in the future would be wonderful!

United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

April 23, 2010
10:05 AM

Post #7730145

Bide A Wee is situated in the Northumberland countryside near Morpeth. I visited last weekend when they were open for the National Gardens Scheme. The past winter has been the worst here for 30 and sadly the tree ferns look like they've suffered. They are sheltered by the quarry wall. I'll be visiting again in early May and see how they look then. Unfortunately the wonderful Euphorbia mellifera looked like it had been killed off.

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United Kingdom

April 23, 2010
11:32 AM

Post #7730334

Great Article Sue :) I've been lucky enough to visit Bide A Wee cottage garden on several occasions with Sue and I have been inspired by the many beautiful different variety of borders that are in the garden and have never been disappointed what ever the weather!

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Land of OZ, CT
(Zone 6a)

April 23, 2010
4:30 PM

Post #7730946

I enjoyed your article very much! The photos are lovely. As a matter of fact, now that I see your forum name, I recognize it easily, as I have been a fan of your photos for some time!

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