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Can anyone identify this shrub/plant thankyou :) Two photos supplied

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:41 it bay?

Quick GH question

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:40

Automatic roof vent works for me

To re-turf a garden can you just lay turf on top?

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:35's a bit like the cowboy who told me that he could lay laminate flooring over carpet...


Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:31

Louise, a wormery may suit you for kitchen waste; not so suitable for garden waste.

As to making ones own compost; yes of course, but even a keen compost maker like myself cannot make 500 litres to fill a new veg bed with growing medium

worst gardening old wives tales

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:26

I heard that if you wear a kitchen foil hat, you won't get abducted by aliens; well, it's always worked for me

Seed prices

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:23

Wilkinsons are great for basic veg seeds

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 20:21

My lovely neighbours who are farmers tell me they have a shed full of flower pots if/when we need them.

Planting Advice

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 13:50


Planting Advice

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 13:50

Wow, Sarah, am speechless; what an amazing place. As you say, you are limited to plants that don't have very deep roots. Have you done a soil test yet to find out the ph?

I will try to keep 'bumping ' this thread so that other, wiser heads can help

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 24/03/2014 at 13:44


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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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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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Hamburg parsley

Growing info please 
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plant I.D. please

plant in neighbours garden 
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Day out to RHS Hyde Hall

Just some pics that I took 
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Last Post: 08/03/2014 at 14:42

Talkback: How to grow celeriac

I'm growing celeriac for the first time this year as I love making celeriac remoulade. Seeing the photos in the 'how to do it' article makes... 
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Last Post: 27/02/2014 at 22:06

Become a Compost Expert

Free training to become a compost master 
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Help for flooded gardens

help for flooded gardens 
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Tibouchina Grandiflora Lepidota

Any info about care 
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Any tips on groing lisianthus 
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Garlic wars!

Garlic cloves are being dug up. 
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email responses

Why don't I get email responses 
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