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To cover south side

Posted: 18/02/2014 at 10:36

 Morning all  now im planning to cover the southside of the bungalow with wisteria, BUT along the side of the house is a 4 foot wide path cant be removed,can i grow wisteria in large containers  please

The first one I've seen this year - 2014

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 09:55

I saw a builder in our kitchen actually pick a sweeping brush up when he finished working but then he just moved it out of his way, that would avbin a bewbie

Rhubarb & Onion

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 09:50

cant av 2 much rhubarb in the old garden we just love it and like home grown fruit so easy to give away,, we are doing a new patch this year A BIG ONE, bring on the Rhubarb.

What type of peas.

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 09:44

Hi Fig, we used greenhurst shaft, or shaft greenhurst not sure, they were stunning, loads of pods full of sweet peas,they need decent support as they grow quite strong and about 4 foot tall,we also dipped the seeds in paraffin to stop the mice eating them, one or two were still dug up but not eaten i just pushed em back in, the year before without dipping in paraffin our allotmenteer neighbours lost almost all to the mice ,old but good trick and it works.  Alan

Easy to grow tree

Posted: 17/02/2014 at 09:31

Jules, where are you as we have to remove a young 5 foot flowering cherry and a 5 foot nice magnolia if your anywhere near to us Mundesley in Norfolk your very welcome to them there both in very good health but we have 9 of them and we want fruit trees as well, so some mags av2go if your to far away anyone is welcome to them.  Alan 

weather

Posted: 16/02/2014 at 11:22

Morning all,what a great day erein Norfolk, sunshine ,mild wind,almost warm,hope weve all got it, can only happen in in GB  more please

Talkback: Fig trees

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 13:59

Now thats a gret prog i havnt heard it before,im onto in the future and interesting views on the figs, i just might try both ways as iv got a good selection of figs coming along for the future,iv found direct planting for the cuttings is better than in jars, they seem to settle very easily and quickly,and there seems to be somthing rather special in growing fig tree cuttings i get quite a buz, i cant put my finger on it, maybe beaucaus they look such a nice tree, why aint my spell check workin nar  cheers Dove miduck

weather

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 13:28

Hi, here in Norfolk was the noiesiest night so far,the pampas in the porch is growing in number every day ,18 cut down yesterday and 2 so far today, running out of porch,the wind was screaming like you here in horror films so loud hardly got a wink of my beauty sleep, but no real other damage i can see amongst the builders rubish we have at the moment, but its looking better for next week i hope,

Talkback: Fig trees

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 13:13

Right as and when u2 have finished billing and cooing how do i do i do i get to Bob Flowedew please,right u can carry on now,

Digging beds from scratch - how deep and what soil?

Posted: 15/02/2014 at 13:02

Hi Patiate good advise here is free BUT paving slabs arnt they are very expensive and great for putting sheds etc on,so how about  giving  em away ,go down you local and shout does anybody want  slabs for a pint and watch out for the rush good luck with garden mateys

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alpines type wot to do please

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leaf curl

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name and can I please

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Pieriss

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Skimea pics i hope again

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thread box only half there cannot upload

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Eating our Skimmea

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rose border

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John Innes Homebase lies perhaps

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present

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ID Please

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Flower disc

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purple fountain grass

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Magnolias spots

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