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Does anyone talk to their plants?

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:59

Apparently an experiment similar to that described above, but just involving music found that the music of Cliff Richards kills plants.

plant I.D. please

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:54

So, should the neighbour get rid of it? Is it ok to have in a garden, invasive or not? Her front garden is pretty large;20mx10m, mostly lawn and this cuckoo pint is just by the fence, next to a tree.

international gardeners

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:48

Welcome Flora. I have an American book on organic gardening and it mentions the 'blue grass line' can you tell me if that is the line below which you don't get frost? I have been puzzling over it for some time

plant I.D. please

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:41

Hi nut, is that the same as cuckoo pint, which used to be everywhere when I was a child.

how to make my flowerless variegated jasmine, variegated and flowering again?!

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:40

Has it grown at all? 'crispy' sounds as if it is mummified. I think I would bin it, dig a lot of goodies into the soil and start again.



The first one I've seen this year - 2014

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:37

I've only seen mistletoe growing once before, when I was 4 years old, which was..erm.. sorry I'm not good at maths


plant I.D. please

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 17:35

Can anyone identify this for a neighbour?


An ENVY thread....

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 11:22

verdun, I totally agree about flax; it is the most wonderful blue, keeps on flowering for months flourishes in an area of poor dry soil and pops up year after year without being invasive; the perfect plant

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 11/03/2014 at 11:17


Discussions started by artjak

Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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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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Last Post: 14/03/2014 at 19:27

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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