Ivydene Gardens Mixed Borders Garden Design:
EAST BORDER of MIXED BORDERS in the Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Wisley:
Section 7 Part 20 and

Safety - If a visitor reports a safety concern, then do not ignore it.

Page Menus are below the Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn photos.

Winter. Photo taken on 4 January 2013 by Heather Kavanagh


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Spring. Photo taken on 1 May 2013 by Heather Kavanagh


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Early Summer. Photo taken on 1 July 2013 by Heather Kavanagh


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Early Autumn. Photo taken on 19 September 2013 by Heather Kavanagh


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Late Autumn. Photo taken on 23 November 2013 by Heather Kavanagh


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MIXED BORDERS in Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Wisley with my GARDEN DESIGN PAGES

Introduction

WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER WITH EARLY AND LATE AUTUMN SECTIONS OF WISLEY MIXED BORDERS
1-6 East Border

7-10 East Border
1-5 West Border
6-9 West Border


FOLIAGE COLOUR
.Black

.Blue
(o)Brown
.Bronze
(o)Green
(o)Grey
.Other
(o)Purple
(o)Red
(o)Variegated
(o)Variegated White
.Variegated Yellow
.White
.Yellow
.4 Season Colour

FLOWER COLOUR RANGE IN 71 PARTS OF MIXED BORDER DURING
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

7 Flower Colours per Month in Colour Wheel below.

Click on Black or White box in Colour of Month.

Safety - If a visitor reports a safety concern, then do not ignore it.

On the 25th April 2013, I discovered 2 loose slabs on the path next to the West Mixed Border at the Battleston Hill end. So:-

  • I reported it to a female member of staff and watched as she walked over the loose slabs without stopping.
  • So, I reported it again to a male member of staff, who indicated that he would investigate it. It was a sunny day, but if it had been raining, then these slabs would be slippery and when it pivots, a visitor might slip over. When you have more than 1 million visitors per year to your garden, then listen to a visitor - even though they may be retired - and before investigating it, provide a safety barrier to stop visitors from accessing the same section of path. The slabs used on these paths are not non-slip and therefore can be slippery if they get wet - flame-textured stone, or exposed aggregate in concrete slabs, or pea-shingle in Cedargravel provides a less slippery path surface.
  • On the 1st May 2013, I rediscovered the same loose slabs. I reported them to a male member of staff, who put a Traffic Cone over each of them and stated that he would email the management!
  • I watched 2 mothers wheeling their prams over these loose slabs on 9th May 2013 before rain ended my visit 10 minutes later.
  • I reported and showed a member of staff the condition again on the 13th May and 4 hours later before I ended my visit, nothing had been done. I wonder - if a banana was delivered to the staff at the entrance with a description of a safety issue, with the appended request that the banana be peeled and put next to the Phlox paniculata 'Nesperis' as its compensation for being ignored, before the banana peel is then safely removed from the area since people can slip on banana skins - whether doing that might persuade them to take any notice.
  • On the 3rd of June 2013, I checked and besides the 2 existing slabs pivoting about their diagonal, then next to one of them is another one pivoting, with another next to that which is broken, and that is also pivoting. The fourth one down from that is a medium size currently pivoting slab. The seventh up the path from the original top pivoting slab is a square slab broken into 3 sections. All these slabs are still in their original locations within the path and I have not attempted to lift them up to see whether the thin concrete layer underneath is original Roman concrete or lime mortar.
    As I was photoing the plants in the Bowes-Lyon Rose Garden, I felt sorry for the set of 5 people in wheelchairs being pushed up that path and over those slabs. I did not waste my time reporting again this degradation of the very poor foundation material used under these paths, which paths may be used by more than 100,000 people a year. Having only made an excess of 20 million pounds in the last financial year; this certainly leaves too little money for safety maintenance.

It is a shame that the paths between the Mixed Border Beds and the background hedges are not available for visitor use, since then closer looks at the plants at the back of the borders could be carried out. It is probably because the slabs are laid directly on the ground rather having the proper foundations under them, that for safety reasons and lack of finance from the million visitors that that access has been denied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have requested details about Phlox paniculata 'Nesperis' from the RHS by email in March 2013, since they grow it in the Mixed Borders. I have not found any details from elsewhere. I have not received a reply by the 13th May 2013, but again I am only an ordinary Royal Horticultural Society member, who pays part of the Royal Horticultural Society staff salary.

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The distribution throughout the 71 parts of the Mixed Borders of each flower from the

  • Permanent Herbaceous Perennials, Bedding Plants and Other Permanent Plants

split into

  • Blue, White, Yellow, Unusual, Red, Orange or Pink

is in each of these Month Pages

Summary of the Mixed Border Planting Design and Garden Maintenance - including in tabular form - shows the number for each single colour and combinations of colours for each of these months and whether it is from the Permanent Herbaceous Perennial (See its Index Page), Bedding Plant (See its Index Page) or Other Permanent Plant (See Index in Flower Colours per Month) plant type.

See which of the 7 flower colours have been used for each of the 71 parts during 2013 in a table of colours.

Design of East Border

Design of West Border

Section 1 Part 1
Section 1 Part 2
Section 1 Part 3
Section 1 Part 4
Section 2 Part 4
Section 2 Part 5
Section 2 Part 6
Section 2 Part 7
Section 3 Part 7
Section 3 Part 8
Section 3 Part 9 with Seat Area
Section 4 Part 10 with Seat Area
Section 4 Part 11
Section 4 Part 12
Section 5 Part 12
Section 5 Part 13
Section 5 Part 14
Section 5 Part 15
Section 5 Part 16

Section 6 Part 16
Section 6 Part 17
Section 6 Part 18 with Plant Centre Exit
Section 7 Part 19 with Plant Centre Exit
Section 7 Part 20
Section 7 Part 21
Section 7 Part 22
Section 8 Part 22
Section 8 Part 23
Section 8 Part 24
Section 8 Part 25
Section 9 Part 26
Section 9 Part 27
Section 9 Part 28
Section 9 Part 29
Section 9 Part 30
Section 10 Part 31
Section 10 Part 32
Section 10 Part 33
Section 10 Part 34 with Access Road

Section 1 Part 35
Section 1 Part 36
Section 1 Part 37
Section 2 Part 38
Section 2 Part 39
Section 2 Part 40
Section 2 Part 41
Section 3 Part 42
Section 3 Part 43
Section 3 Part 44
Section 3 Part 45
Section 4 Part 45
Section 4 Part 46
Section 4 Part 47
Section 4 Part 48
Section 5 Part 48
Section 5 Part 49
Section 5 Part 50
Section 5 Part 51
Exit Path between Sections 5 and 6 Part 52

Section 6 Part 53
Section 6 Part 54
Section 6 Part 55
Section 6 Part 56
Section 7 Part 57
Section 7 Part 58
Section 7 Part 59
Section 7 Part 60
Section 7 Part 61
Exit Path between Sections 7 and 8 Part 62
Exit Path between Sections 7 and 8 Part 63
Section 8 Part 64
Section 8 Part 65
Section 8 Part 66
Section 9 Part 66
Section 9 Part 67
Section 9 Part 68
Section 9 Part 69
Section 9 Part 70
Section 9 Part 71

This RHS reply sent on 13 September 2013:-


Dear Mr C H Garnons-Williams,   
Thank you for your enquiry to the Royal Horticultural Society's Members' Advisory Service. 
On investigation, I have concluded that the phlox labelled as 'Nesperis' in the garden is in fact: Phlox x arendsii 'Hesperis' . 
A search on the internet will generate a great deal of information on this cultivar.
I hope this information is helpful.
Yours sincerely,   

Tony Dickerson

Horticultural Advisor


SPRING FOLIAGE COLOUR
Spr-Black
(o)-Brown
(o)-Green

(o)-Grey
Spr-Other Colour
(o)-Purple
(o)-Red
(o)-Variegated
Spr-White
Spr-Yellow
Spr-None
Spr-Multi-Colour

SUMMER FOLIAGE COLOUR
Sum-Black
(o)-Brown
(o)-Green

(o)-Grey
Sum-Other Colour
(o)-Purple
(o)-Red
(o)-Variegated
Sum-White
Sum-Yellow
Sum-None
Sum-Multi-Colour

AUTUMN FOLIAGE COLOUR
Aut-Black
Aut-Brown
(o)-Green

Aut-Grey
Aut-Other Colour
Aut-Purple
Aut-Red
(o)-Variegated
Aut-White
Aut-Yellow
Aut-None
Aut-Multi-Colour

WINTER FOLIAGE COLOUR
Win-Black
Win-Brown
(o)-Green

(o)-Grey
Win-Other Colour
(o)-Purple
Win-Red
(o)-Variegated
Win-White
Win-Yellow
Win-None
Win-Multi-Colour
 

Plant Height from Text Border

Bulb

Brown =
0-4
inches
(0-10
cms)

 

Blue =
4-8
inches (10-20
cms)

 

Green = 8-12
inches (20-30
cms)

 

Magenta = 12-16 inches (30-40
cms)

 

Red = 16-20 inches (40-50
cms)

 

Black = 20-24 inches (50-60
cms)

 

Orange = 24+
inches
(61+
cms)

Perennial

1 inch = 2.5 cms,
12" = 1 foot = 30 cms,
3 feet = 1 yard,
40 inches = 1 metre

Brown =
0-1 feet (0-30
cms)

Blue =
1-2 feet (30-60
cms)

Green =
2-3 feet (60-90
cms)

Red =
3-6 feet (90-180
cms)

Black = 6+ feet (180+
cms)

Between the 2 November 2013 and the 10 November 2013, the 2 pivoting slabs problem was investigated and these 2 parts of a path made safe:-

Shrub

Brown =
0-1 feet (0-30
cms)

Blue =
1-3 feet (30-90
cms)

Green =
3-5 feet (90-150
cms)

Red =
5-10 feet (150-300
cms)

Black = 10+ feet (300+
cms)

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Tree

Brown =
0-20 feet (0-600
cms)

Blue =
20-40 feet (600-1200
cms)

Green =
40+ feet (1200
cms)

 

 

Climber

 

Blue =
0-3 feet (0-90
cms)

Green =
3-10 feet (90-300
cms)

Red =
10+ feet (300+
cms)

 

Bamboo, Bedding, Conifer, Fern, Grass, Herb, Odds and Sods, Rhododendron, Rose, Soft Fruit, Top Fruit, Vegetable and Wildflower

 

Blue =
0-2 feet (0-60
cms)

Green =
2-6 feet (60-180
cms)

Red =
6+ feet (180+
cms)

 

Plant Soil Moisture from Text Background

Wet Soil

Moist Soil

Dry Soil

Click on thumbnail to add the Plant Description Page of the plant named in the Text box below that photo.
The Comments Row of that Plant Description Page details where that plant is available from.
Flowering months append the Sun Aspect in the Text Box below each Thumbnail.

These 2 photos were taken 10 November 2013 by Chris Garnons-Williams. It looks as if the repair was done using sharp sand instead of cement, but I will investigate the next time I go to Wisley. It is sharp sand on the top.

I reported this first on the 25 April 2013 - I do hope that the Garden Maintenance Team at Wisley is employed for more than 2 hours each 6 months so that management can be persuaded to provide the repair materials a little sooner; since more than 500,000 visitors have trod the paths at Wisley from April-November 2013!!!

It would appear that the RHS is too poor to provide concrete pointing and proper foundations. I am sure that in appealing to the British public, someone or a successful business could be persuaded to provide the necessary materials in these austere times to help out this charity who are in penury of only having 20 million pounds of excess income over expenditure in the 2012-2013 financial year. State that the donation of the materials comes from the bricklayer who has lost his employment due to the injuries suffered from the lack of safety at his workplace.

Permanent Plant Name if background is yellow

Flower Colour

with link to a Design of East Border or
Design of West Border Page where that plant is located

Flowering Months

with link to each Month of that Flowering Colour Page

Height x Spread in inches (cms)

1 inch = 2.5 cms,
12" = 1 foot = 30 cms, 3 feet = 1 yard, 40 inches = 1 metre

Foliage Colour

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Bedding Plant Name if background is blue

Spring

with link to that Foliage Colour in the Spring Page

Summer

with link to that Foliage Colour in the Summer Page

Autumn

with link to that Foliage Colour in the Autumn Page

Winter

with link to that Foliage Colour in the Winter Page

Alternative or Extra Plant Name if background is pink

Bamboo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bedding

Penstemon 'Countess of Dalkeith'

Plum-Purple and White-throated

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Jun-Nov

30 x 18
(75 x 45)

Narrow oval Dark Green

Narrow oval Dark Green

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Narrow oval Dark Green

 

Salvia coccinea 'Forest Fire'

Fire-Red

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Jul-Oct

24 x 24
(60 x 60)

Triangular, toothed and Mid-Green

Triangular, toothed and Mid-Green

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Triangular, toothed and Mid-Green

 

Bulb

Crocosmia x crocosmioides 'Vulcan'

Rich-Red

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June, July, August

36 x 18
(90 x 45)

Upright, pleated, wide, lance-shaped, mid Green leaves

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Upright, pleated, wide, lance-shaped, mid Green leaves

Upright, pleated, wide, lance-shaped, mid Green leaves

 

Climber

Clematis 'Ruutel'

Red

Unable to locate plant label to take photos of its foliage or flowers after 4 March 2013.

Since its Birch Branch Support structure has not been replaced, It may be that this climber position was not going to be there in 2013 summer season.

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Conifer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deciduous Shrub

Cornus alba 'Aurea'

Cream

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May, June

120 x 120
(300 x 300)

Large crisp Golden-Yellow leaves in spring.

If grown in a shady position, the leaves tend to change to a beautiful Lime-green colour.

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In autumn; the new stems turn crimson and remain to brighten up the winter months.

 

Fuchsia 'Riccartonii'

Scarlet Sepals and Purple Petals

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June, July, August, September, October

80 x 120
(200 x 300)

Bronze-tinted Dark Green

Dark Green

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Dark Green

There is the American Fuchsia Society , the Australian Fuchsia Society Inc the National Fuchsia Society of New Zealand and there was the Greater Victoria Geranium and Fuchsia Society in Canada

Sambucus nigra f. porphyrophylla 'Gerda'

Pinkish-Purple

When you look at the panorama photos in East Border Part 19 you will note that by 19 September 2013 that purple flowers could be seen on the Sambucus but its plant label could not, because of the yellow foliage of the Cornus in front of it.

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This photo taken on 15 May 2013 shows the plant label for this burgundy-leaved Sambucus in the middle and facing the lawn between the 2 Mixed Borders.

The orange juvenile foliage on the left is from Cornus alba 'Aurea'.

Deciduous Tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evergreen Perennial

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evergreen Shrub

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evergreen Tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hedge

 

Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam)

Green Catkins

May

480 x 320
(1200 x 800)

Mid-Green

Mid-Green

Brown dead leaves

Brown dead leaves

 

Herbaceous Perennial

 

Helenium 'Sahin's Early Flowerer'

Orange and Yellow

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June, July, August, September, October

20-40 x 4-20
(50-100 x 10-50)

Mid Green

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Mid Green

Mid Green

 

 

Helenium 'Sonnenwunder'

Yellow

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September, October

72 x 24
(180 x 60)

Mid Green

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Mid Green

Mid Green

 

 

Persicaria amplexicaulis 'Firetail'

Red
Plants in front grew higher than this plant, so could not photo flowers of this plant

July, August, September, October

48 x 48
(120 x 120)

Large, prominently veined, lance-shaped, Mid Green

Large, prominently veined, lance-shaped, Mid Green

Large, prominently veined, lance-shaped, Mid Green

 

 

Phlox paniculata 'Otley Choice'

Rose Pink

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July, August, September

30 x 16
(75 x 40)

Dark Green

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Dark Green

Dark Green

 

 

Rudbekia laciniata 'Herbstsonne'

Yellow
Plants in front grew higher than this plant, so could not photo flowers of this plant

June, July, August, September

80 x 36
(200 x 90)

Dark Green

Dark Green

Dark Green

 

 

Herb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Odds and Sods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rhododendron/ Azalea /Camellia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soft Fruit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Fruit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vegetable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wildflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garden Design Comments on RHS Garden at Wisley in the 71 pages of the EAST and WEST Borders in the MIXED BORDERS

Flower Colours in each of the 71 Parts of the Mixed Borders - with area indicating that the respective colour has not been used in this part .
 

More (See un-labelled bedding) than 102 plants (This is 29%, which is almost a third) were missing their identity when in flower in 2013 out of 348 in 768 square metres of Mixed Borders garden beds - These herbaceous borders are 6 metres (20 feet) deep and 128 metres (427 feet) long.

Part Number of East and West Mixed Borders

 

Each page provides details and photos of every plant used in that part

 

 

 

 

Unu-sual Col-our

 

 

Number of either invisible or missing identity when in Flower

Each page may also detail a
Design Concept

Perm-anent Herb-ace-ous Pere-nnial

Other Perm-anent Plants

Bed-ding

49 mis-sing out of 176

19 mis-sing out of 73

34 mis-sing out of 99

East 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Formal style required in moving people from Entrance to outlying areas

East 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Position plants with tiny flowers close to the lawn or path

Provide plant support structures

East 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

Make plant labels visible to aid plant sales and

No plant labels on Pansy / Viola Display

East 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

Create History of each garden bed, so that planting errors can be corrected

East 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

1

1

Use a system to select your plants from their flower colour

East 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

1

Use the colours of the buds, flowers and seedheads with different foliage colours in Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn of each heather for your groundcover and background

East 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

1

 

Use

to choose from

East 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

Use turf protected paths instead of slabbed paths for small gardens

East 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

Make your flowers all the same colour like White to harmonise as your flower colour in the simplest flower colour scheme

East 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Bulbs can provide flowers from January through to May in the bare ground round the permanent shrubs and perennials

East 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Replace bedding and perennials with wildflower lawn edged with normal lawn to reduce gardening time to 1 hour a week

East 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

With limited garden space, put a wildflower lawn on the roof of your shed / garage / leanto or concreted area on ground to provide flowers

East 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

Create fun version of Snakes and Ladders game using clock flowers

East 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

1

Further reasons to create garden bed Histories

East 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

Create track and use the Square Foot Gardening system for:-

  • wheelchair-bound disabled to use for radio-controlled models on the ground-level of the garden
  • wheelchair-bound children/adults to maintain and replant the raised beds, whilst sitting with their knees under each raised bed
  • school pupils to learn to grow plants
  • wheelchair supported children/adults recovering in hospital, rest or care home to go outside, view them and/or maintain those beds themselves
  • transport the raised bed into the patient's room, so that the patient can admire close-up what they normally see outside from their bed; and then for them to maintain or simply view for a while before that raised bed is returned outside that same day
  • infirm children, adults or pensioners to maintain and replant the raised beds, when they do not need to kneel down, bend their knees or reach above their shoulders

East 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

Climber not seen due to plants in front growing higher than it.

East 17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

2

 

Create game using Slider Signs that alternate turning left or turning right at each Path Row Junction for you to pick your fruit, flowers, grasses or vegetables.

East 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

Turf protection from wear by people walking or standing on it

East 19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

Balance Income with Expenditure in Garden

East 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

Safety - If a visitor reports a safety concern, then do not ignore it

East 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

2

 

 

East 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

1

 

East 23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

1

 

East 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

East 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

3

 

Hide unwanted views of buildings or other areas of garden

East 26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

East 27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

East 28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

East 29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

 

East 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

 

 

East 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

2

 

 

East 32

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

East 33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

Select tender plants and then provide Plant Protection from Frost

East 34

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

Control human movement through areas

Part Number

 

 

 

 

Unu-sual Col-our

 

 

Either invisible or missing identity when in Flower

Unlabelled Bedding plants

Plant Labelling - A suggestion for plant labelling to help visitors

Further Plant Label and Path Foundation Comments

WISLEY WISLEY Rose Classification System

Perm-anent Herb-ace-ous Pere-nnial

Other Perm-anent Plants

Bed-ding

West 35

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

West 36

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

West 37

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

3

 

 

West 38

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

 

West 39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

West 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

 

West 41

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

West 42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

West 43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

 

West 44

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

West 45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

West 46

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

 

Build soil fertility and structure with legumes and mulches

West 47

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

 

West 48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

West 49

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

West 50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1

 

 

West 51

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

 

West 52

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

Split garden area into separate shapes

even when a public path goes through the garden

West 53

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Use Companion planting with Green Manure to deter Pests / Diseases and

Another Climber not seen due to plants in front growing higher than it.

West 54

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Use long-flowering Speciman Roses as a backdrop

West 55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West 56

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West 57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

 

West 58

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

 

West 59

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

1

 

West 60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

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Solution to Unemployment in Britain:-

"The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Auckland, New Zealand, have taught 3 rescue dogs to drive in an effort to encourage people to adopt and love shelter pets."

Besides the trained dogs who aid Blind People in walking, these other dogs could be trained to drive in Britain. Then, when a Blind person wishes to be driven, an unemployed person could earn their benefit by being in the front passenger seat giving directions to the dog who is doing the driving, but not to the dog who is sitting in the back seat alongside the Blind passenger.

The Blind person gets social interaction and the unemployed person - in aiding this blind person to go further than that person can walk for shopping or to visit friends - increases their self-esteem and self-worth.

The cars are maintained and operated with the dog driver during 8 hours each week by these unemployed. The running costs, cars and car parts are paid for by the local Government Employment Department.

 

 

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