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Newbie!

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:11

Welcome Jac, where are you in the UK, so we can give better advice if needed? Just North, South info is all.

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:06

This is starting to work isn't it from the North/Scotland?

Anyone who needs to transport plants from East Anglia, please contact me

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 21:02

"Forget about the planet, save the garden". A brilliant quote from a novel by Colin Catterill.

In other words, do what you CAN DO; not what we would all WISH to do.

Gardenjeannie and Lizzie 27, you are doing such good work...I don't know what more I can say.

Tomatoes - in or out

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:44

Frank, so lovely to know that you are well and back on the forum

Your advice is always welcome.

Pallets

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:34

That is a very good cold frame

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:32

Mark1963, was 'Carry on bumping' a good film?

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:30

An 8.30 bump.

Spent the day on my own veg garden as it needed it!

big garden

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:28

Oh, and there are some roses which are semi-evergreen; any good rose seller will tell you which, I use rosebuddies.com

big garden

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:27

If the rhododendrons grow well, might that indicate that the soil is on the acid side? I'm wondering if some of the Heathers (I won't say which as I always get it wrong) camellias, ceonothus and cotoneaster, choisia, there is a winter flowering honeysuckle which I think retains it's leaves. Hope this gets you somewhere

Watercress

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 20:19

I bought some Johnson's watercress seeds (Nasturtium officinale, but not related to nasturtiums). When I googled growing them, an American site said to plant them in 1 gallon pots (figured out that is an 8" pot) and stand the pot in 3" of water.

Instructions on packet say plant as normal and keep moist.

Has anyone any experience of this?

I planted American land cress a few years ago, but it was much too peppery for my palette.

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