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Dream plant....top of your wish list

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:21

Nut, I bet 10p that Dove comes back from Wootons with a truck load of plants.

Monkey puzzle trees My otherwise lovely landlord in London planted one in the front garden, which meant that if I tried to do any weeding near it I was in danger of losing an eye; they are truly vicious.

I have loads of dream plants, sadly not enough space; I need a 'dream' 1/4 of an acre extra.

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:09

Ah, it's back again

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:08

Definitely no plastic Gosh, I seem to have suddenly lost most of the icons above where I am typing! I can only do a polite smile, not my usual hysterical grin

Can i squeeze in some salad ?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:01

It is called I think a catch crop when you grow something fast growing around something slow growing; it is normal veg gardening practice.

Broccoli flowering?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:57

Eat as much as you can, leave the plant in situ and it will carry on producing. Try to harvest the heads before they flower. Enjoy

I just foliar fed my plants first time.But..

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:56

I used to have a jade plant on my south facing window sill in London; it used to flower in hot summers. I fed it baby bio when I remembered (the bottle lasted 20 years, so probably not very often). When I moved to Norfolk it lived in the conservatory and flowered more often. I finally got fed up with it and put it by the gate with a large sign saying 'free house plant' and it went within a few hours

I've been a good girl

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:51

bekkie

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:49

A while back I got some old fashioned wage packet envelopes; great for seed storage

Pleased to have a new garden visitor.

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:48

Just fabulous

Soil of the ancients

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:46

The worms may be stopped by the membrane. Busy L's advice is good. I had a problem area outside my fence, it was just weeds and I guess the land isn't really mine. The Council used to cut down the weeds once a year. So I dug out all the weeds, let it lie for a few weeks until more weeds came up and then sprayed with a not very nasty weedkiller that allows you to plant within a certain time. It has flourished with not much care; I tend to over - plant so that weeds do not get much space to thrive.

Discussions started by artjak

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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worst gardening old wives tales

what is the worst mis-information you have been given? 
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