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Ugly structure in garden

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:55

Nut

Ugly structure in garden

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:50

Have you asked the vendors what is underneath; if there is a major gas or electricity subs station hiding there, I think you ought to be told. Then if it is just earth there, I would put the whole lot on freecycle.

Have I overdone it?

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 21:43

Good grief!

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:21

Eleanor, try to show us pics of the leaves close up as well as the overall shape of the plant.

**PEPPER PROBLEM?**

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:18

I find it is best to start bell peppers in February in a heated propagator on the South facing kitchen windowsill in good sowing quality compost. When they are 5 or 6 cm tall (and have a couple of true leaves) I pot them up into 10cm pots and put them in my greenhouse that has a frost buster, though you could just keep them in the house on a sunny windowsill.

Then they need potting up into big pots when they have grown a bit more and at that stage, possibly April they will need a greenhouse, (you could use a cheap plastic one) for the light, and if there is still frost at night they will need either a heater or to be brought indoors overnight and then out in the greenhouse again the next morning. I know it sounds a bit of a faff, but it is worth it. At the moment I am waiting for the peppers to turn red, some of them have and then I know that it is worth it

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:06

Snap Nut

Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:05

click on the tree icon above where you type your text and follow the instructions to upload pics

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:00

....and now for the important bit...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58317.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 gluten free cake...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/58318.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 ...and the gang, Art, Dove and Nut

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 20:58

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 Castor Gardens again; a strangely warty tree trunk

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 Pet cemetary

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 A stunning tree that we could not identify

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 The very formal front of the house

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 I liked the contrast with the foliage here; similar thing was on Beechgrove Garden

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 Italianate pool

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 There were several beds of various Penstemons

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 20:51

Nut, I would have thought that your lawn, surrounded by trees would be pretty protected from the wind?

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