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Posted: 16/06/2014 at 22:02

Verdun and Margaret, I'm with you on that; it is one of my favourite flowers and just keeps going; such a heavenly blue.

Help to tidy up garden borders

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:58

hello Justin; I would start off by weeding. If you don't know which is a weed and which isn't, just post photos on this forum and people advise you. At this time of year some plants will need a bit of a hair cut; again, post pics for advice. Good luck with your garden, which actually looks rather nice

Heuchera 'Lime Marmalade' help!

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:53

My Key Lime Pie loves being in almost total shade in the summer; it gets more light when the trees have dropped their leaves. It is not very vigorous; I have to protect it from encroaching Corydalis, but if I keep up to scratch on that it does well.

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:47

I have found that even with large pots, sometimes the rain just misses them - depending on which direction the rain is falling. Even after quite heavy rain, some pots are still pretty dry.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 21:41

How lovely to hear that. But how sad that houses are still empty, I cannot begin to imagine the difficulties some families have been through.

What is this plant?

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:55

Ooh yes, let's see a photo; just click on the tree icon above the text

Transport needed for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:53

humid day bump

Lawn imaging

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:52

Sadly it isn't just new builds; I have worked on building sites for decades and frequently seen builders ruin a garden; sometimes in a matter of hours, just by mixing concrete without putting down a tarp and putting scaffold poles and planks on top of flower beds. But there are tidy builders who respect people's spaces, though I don't think that happens on new builds; it's all about the money and burying rubbish is cheaper than a skip.

Roses too high above fence

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:47

Dove, I suggested a hard prune so that snowa can start again, training it from lower down, but if the branches are maliable enough to train horizontally now, then go for it

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 14:31

How lovely; makes it all worthwhile

Discussions started by artjak

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: 27/09/2014 at 16:47

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: 27/09/2014 at 16:09

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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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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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 03:25

bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Last Post: 20/05/2014 at 22:32


Advice needed on propagation 
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