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Posted: 21/05/2013 at 20:40

I think Swiss Sue deserves a medal for seeing off that spammer.

Love the painted pot Fairy G, did you use the PVA full strength or diluted?

Beloved Lavender bushes dying

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 20:32

Just looked at my lavender bushes outside the front fence, they look awful; only bits of them alive. I think they might have to go, also the horizontal Juniper.


Posted: 21/05/2013 at 20:30

I think birdy is right, unless you have fed them something which they didn't like.

Runners beans

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 13:22

They are going to twine around the canes, so I would think it doesn't really matter, except they will initially get a smidgen more light on the outside of your structure. I presume you are creating a wigwam or a tent shape.


Posted: 21/05/2013 at 13:19

I found these two little carmers in the garden this a.m. I put a pencil next to one so thet you can see the size. Are they the Spanish Slug?


Spring sweethearts

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 10:20

Really stunning happymarion


Posted: 20/05/2013 at 00:03

I did a course recently on composting so I will try to find out for you; it could be that the wormery became too cold and they died, or you did not feed them enough so the simply left,

Saint or sinner?.....don't like annuals

Posted: 20/05/2013 at 00:00

Leggi, I love your writing

Verdun, I have only just dicovered this thread; it is too late at night to discuss this, but it may be bamboo sticks at dawn


Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:42

Dove, I would love to but you are Norwich and I am 55 miles away at the nether end of Norfolk, on the cusp of Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire - even my postal address is Cambs, which annoys me, but we are all at the mercy of the Royal Mail - they keep changing my post code too.

Today I feel so happy....

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 23:37

Woodgreen, what joy, tree peonies can take up to 2 years to germinate, well done!

Discussions started by artjak

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Last Post: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

Weed Killer and compost bins

A response to a thread I can't find 
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Last Post: 12/09/2014 at 18:51

Phlox mould?

What is this stuff? 
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Last Post: 11/09/2014 at 21:31

Any wine makers out there?

What have you made this year? 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 09:01

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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Last Post: 04/08/2014 at 20:32

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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