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Identifying shrubs

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:05

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 21:00

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

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 gluten free cake...

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 ...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?

climber for a exposed south facing wall

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 20:50

Clematis Orange Peel; grows like crazy, has been flowering for months, and I think Nutcutlet told me you can cut it back hard after flowering so the winter winds won't cause too much damage. Mine is growing over an exposed arch here in the Fens, which nothing else could handle.

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 20:46

Cucumber 'Crystal Apple' prolific/delicious and not too large.

Marmande tomatoes; just wonderful

climber for a exposed south facing wall

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 15:34

There is a lovely simple yellow rose called Mermaid, which keeps a lot of it's leaves in the winter.

Dig For Victory

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 15:33

If you need small pots, approach a local nursery (preferably not part of a big chain) and ask them; it is not worth their while to wash/sterilise and re-use, so they normally just go to re-cycling. I had hundreds for the Flooded Gardens project

Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 15:30

Verdict....your new plants this year

Posted: 01/09/2014 at 15:30

Verdun, 2 questions; are you growing that Buddlea Ivory Buzz in a container and are the flowers really ivory, not white?

Discussions started by artjak

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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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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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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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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