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The day ahead.

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 17:08

F Rose, I don't seem to have got to that stage yet

Any good books for beginners?

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:19

www.expertgardening.co.uk

I use the Vegetable and Herb Expert. You can often get these in Charity Shops. They may do one on fruit also.

The day ahead.

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:15

Walked the dog. Undercoated and top coated the inside of the back door. 2 loads of washing. Made a gratin of chard, apple, red onions and courgettes. Had a leisurely lunch, it is only just after 4.00 so will now harvest the rest of the pears and make wine...actually I was just thinking that I hadn't done much today, but seeing it written down it looks different

Shabby chic

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 16:04

Harriet, this is my Cottage Garden at the moment;

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57736.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57737.jpg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57738.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/57739.jpg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 As you can see, at this time of the year it is a tangle. There are Hollyhocks planted from seed this spring which will flower next year, Roses, Verbena Bonarienses, herbs in pots, Cosmos, Gypsophila etc.

dog lovers

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 15:56

I was given a 9 year old dog a year ago. She had never been spayed and her teeth were grey. It cost just over £200 (most of it for the anaesthetic) to have her spayed/ teeth cleaned/3 removed. Her previous owners had got the vet to remove 6 teeth! Why on earth they didn't then give her some teeth cleaning item I don't know. She now has 1/2 a 'Fish Stick' each morning, she loves them and her teeth have remained white.

Do slug eat thru' carrier bags

Posted: 27/08/2014 at 07:30

You could take them to the local park

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 20:27

Lovely pics from everyone

Potted plants for winter?

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 09:32

Just got; Hebe Green Globe x2, Winter pansies and 2 Heucheras to re-do some pots that were looking uninspired.

Alpine trough project

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:15

Look up super tufa on youtube, it will tell you how to do it

No longer receiving email notifications

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 20:09

I haven't had email notifications since Spring 2013. I've spoken to the techy people; they got them back briefly, then they vanished again. I use a laptop and all the right bits are in place, so I kind of assumed that no one was getting them.

It would be very useful to have them back again.

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Well, I never knew that!

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Info about this 
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Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Weed Killer and compost bins

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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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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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