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Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:39

nut. I wasted at least an hour this a.m. trying to photograph a blue tit and a great tit feeding. Thick mist here until about 11 a.m.

Planting First Earley Potatoes

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:37

I started my spuds off in bags in the g/h, but moved them out yesterday (I was fed up with tripping over them) If the forecast gets v. bad, will fling some fleece over them.

Excessive cost of seeds

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:33

This is a very useful thread; the big seed companies seem to be out of touch with what is happening these days.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:31

Have just been to my local farm shop and bought another 50 pots for 50p. I wash them with a hard brush and disinfectant, as these would have been used by commercial growers from all over Europe.

Hamburg parsley

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 19:29

SwissS, thank you so much; no one here has ever heard of it. I love trying out new things

Excessive cost of seeds

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 15:26

Pound shops

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 15:19


Hamburg parsley

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 15:19

Has anyone grown/cooked/eaten Hamburg Parsley? Apparently both the leaves and the root are edible. Have just planted some, wanted more information if poss.

Allium Purple sensation

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 10:43

Mine are mostly about 3 or 4 inches tall, but they are well established.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 13/03/2014 at 10:40

gardenjeannie, there may be a kind plant nursery in you area who will give you old plastic pots.

Discussions started by artjak

Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Last Post: 30/08/2014 at 18:51

Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Last Post: 23/07/2014 at 16:42

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 19:55

Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Last Post: 30/07/2014 at 09:23

Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 03:25

bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 22:32


Advice needed on propagation 
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Last Post: 10/05/2014 at 20:54

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Last Post: 23/04/2014 at 20:12

Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Last Post: 21/07/2014 at 11:31

Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Last Post: 06/05/2014 at 17:17


Anyone ever grown watercress 
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