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Plant ID's please

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 21:05

2. the one on the left may be aquilegia?

Top Soil

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 21:03

Charley, do you mean topsoil from your own garden beds? Why are your plants in huge containers? Any special reason for this? Not being nosy really, just that it is easier for people to answer your question if we know the reason for the containers.

green thumb

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 21:00

Um.. lynne, why don't you do it yourself? Why would your lawn need this treatment every 3 months?

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 20:55

I only once ever bought saffron; added it to the meal I was cooking and to my palate it made no difference in flavour at all. I think it may be more expensive than gold.

Stimulating Privet Hedge growth

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 18:38

Jim, are you saying that the conifers survived being ruthlessly chopped back?

Polluted ground

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 18:37

We had a septic tank when I was a child and my father grew masses of Nasturtiums around it and kind of inferred that this was not an area of the garden to play in

saffron crocus failing?

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 18:33

In Roman times, globe artichokes were grown commercially in Britain; it was warmer then I believe and that would apply also to saffron, I think the climate became colder from the 14th century on.

Polluted ground

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 18:17


Slightly off topic but preserving fruit

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 18:15

Hester, sounds fab but what is it? A cordial?

Broad Beans - Aerial Protection

Posted: 18/03/2014 at 18:12

Take the cloches off, you are in Bristol I believe, the plants will be fine. B. Beans only need cover in the worst of the winter

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Master Composters need your support

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Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Did I review 1500 plants in my sleep?

Why does it say I've reviewed all these plants? 
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Herniaria Glabra

Smooth Rupturewort 
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ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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