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My tropical garden

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 07:54

I've a couple of orchids from Ikea on windowsills; I think that is the nearest I'll get to a tropical garden I love the English Garden look too much!

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 07:51

I call them Datura, but I think you've got their proper name. Dove was telling us that they give off a scent that is hallucinogenic and Victorian ladies used to sit in their conservatories getting sky high

Massive grass snake

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 06:56

I'm not sure that I have ever seen a glow worm. How big are they?

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 06:54

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 Here are just a few more

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 20:16

Loads more pics, but need to eat supper

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 20:14

Wow, what a day! It was so lovely to meet Supernoodle and Topbird for the first time and then there was Dove, Nut and the wonderful Panda So I will upload a few of the 120 photos I took. These people who started this garden SERIOUSLY know about containers/huge flower pots. But also, they have almost created a micro-climate by growing huge hedges, that somehow don't cut out the sunshine.

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 Nut and I on our way there stopped at the most magical wild flower place; didn't have time to see the gardens, but Nut bought some plants. We were pretty impressed with the place and pic above is the name.

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 They have loads of hydrangeas, not usually a favourite of mine, but their choices were very good and beautifully placed.

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 Topiary figured largely.

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 Some splendid walls, gates and views

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 Weird red things, Nut or Dove can name them

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 This garden has a very Italian/French Riviera

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 Ahh; this was truly spectacular.

TPO and mature Sycamore - to buy or not to buy

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 20:49

Insurance! House insurance companies are increasingly asking if there is a tree taller then 5metres (16 feet!) near to the house and that then affects your premium.

Visit to the Old Vicarage Gardens, East Ruston, Norfolk. 19/07/14

Posted: 18/07/2014 at 12:47

Nut, I was thinking of inventing it I always wanted to invent cheese ice cream and prawn sorbet. Topbird, I agree with you - it could be great.

Screening

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 22:52

Or just provide a spectacular plant which will distract their attention? The reed or bamboo screening may be a bit cheaper than mentioned above at places like Wilkinsons. I have a similar problem in that my whole garden is sideways onto the road. Luckily my little terrace is lower than the road, but still slightly visible.

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Slow cookers

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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

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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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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Last Post: 11/07/2014 at 12:54

Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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Last Post: 20/07/2014 at 10:16

More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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