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lisianthus

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 16:02

Nut, you will have seen them in florists I expect. I found an American site based Chicago I think (much colder than here; the Riviera of Norfolk) who grows them outside in summer and found that they need lots of water and not too much sun. Just wondered if anyone grows them here. You can get plug plants but I decided to go the cheap route with seeds.

What's your day been like?

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 13:09

Zoomer, please let us know which company is being so difficult about deliveries so the rest of us can avoid them.

You know you are getting old when...

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 12:59

I read this week about a New Zealand couple in their 60s who ran a marathon EVERY DAY last year. They are raw food vegans and look pretty healthy in the photo. They ate up to 30 bananas a day each whilst doing this.

cleaning a greenhouse

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 12:55

I have an apricot growing in the g/house, so just used water to clean it with and make sure all pots and trays are well scrubbed in hot soapy water.

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 12:52

I think we'll need to hire a charabanc soon! What fun to meet other gardeners!

lisianthus

Posted: 12/01/2014 at 12:49

I saw a bunch of lisianthus this morning and it reminded me that I have always loved them and I now have a greenhouse; came home and ordered seeds on line.

Any tips on growing them?

Small nurseries online

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 15:34

salino, what a useful link!

Snowdrop Walk - East Anglia

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 15:20

I'm up for any of those; I always love going to Ely.

You know you are getting old when...

Posted: 11/01/2014 at 15:15

...or when a young woman says 'who won the Second World War then?'

2014

Posted: 10/01/2014 at 17:05

Have a golden year Happy Marion was wondering where you were.

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Watercress

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Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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worst gardening old wives tales

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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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Day out to RHS Hyde Hall

Just some pics that I took 
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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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Free training to become a compost master 
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Help for flooded gardens

help for flooded gardens 
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Any info about care 
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lisianthus

Any tips on groing lisianthus 
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Garlic wars!

Garlic cloves are being dug up. 
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email responses

Why don't I get email responses 
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Yellow sticky fly traps

Has anyone made their own? 
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