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Posted: 08/07/2013 at 23:46

Hi Barbara. How much sun does it get?

waterlily depth

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 23:37

Hi just a quick the pot that is not submerged definitely a water lily?

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 23:31

You won't be disappointed zoomer. Kew is amazing. Been several times but would happily go back again. 

scilla peruviana help

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 00:40

Could you be overwatering and feeding it too much? Try being a little more mean and ignore it in the summer. They do like quite dry and arid conditions.

Hi folks, can you name these please :)

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 00:34

First pic looks like Escallonia second Fatsia possibly but quite young.

penny savers

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 00:30

Not so much saving money as saving energy...when confronted with an old allotment or any large area you want to plant in that is overgrown, mow, strim then cover with dampened newspaper, cardboard and mowings and leave for a month or so. No weed seeds can reach the covered soil, the annuals weeds will die, the top will rot giving you better soil and all your left with is the weakened perennial weeds! Hardly any digging needed 

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 00:23

Busy you've been to Wisley does that mean you live in my area? Visited it so many times at different times of the year. Always something lovely to look at there. 

pics of my garden at mo

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 00:19

Verdun just not good enough!!!!!...the pics not the garden...thats fabulous. Can't enlarge to look at the plants  have to know whats in there lol.

willow tree

Posted: 08/07/2013 at 00:11

Not much you can do I'm afraid. It is a leaf gall usually caused by a tiny wasp. The blisters are the plants defence mecahanism. Unsightly but don't usually cause the tree any damage. By now the pest will have moved on so if you do want to treat it in future then spray in spring before they arrive but unless it is a small tree I really wouldn't bother.

Carot Flies

Posted: 07/07/2013 at 23:57

Agree with the fleece. Also later sowings will miss carrot fly season so stagger your planting.

Discussions started by addict

Flowering out of season

Always nice when it happens 
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Bent and need to replace 
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Not mine  
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Last Post: 12/08/2013 at 22:40


Lots of them! 
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Last Post: 16/08/2013 at 09:03

Black gooseberries

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Morning Forkers query

How do I get to the end?! 
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unknown shrub

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Last Post: 05/07/2013 at 22:16

Elderflower cordial

Nows the season 
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Last Post: 04/07/2013 at 08:09

What to plant

Hide dieback of snowflake foliage 
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Last Post: 30/06/2013 at 21:33

Hello :)

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