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Dream plant....top of your wish list

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:21

Nut, I bet 10p that Dove comes back from Wootons with a truck load of plants.

Monkey puzzle trees My otherwise lovely landlord in London planted one in the front garden, which meant that if I tried to do any weeding near it I was in danger of losing an eye; they are truly vicious.

I have loads of dream plants, sadly not enough space; I need a 'dream' 1/4 of an acre extra.

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:09

Ah, it's back again

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:08

Definitely no plastic Gosh, I seem to have suddenly lost most of the icons above where I am typing! I can only do a polite smile, not my usual hysterical grin

Can i squeeze in some salad ?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 20:01

It is called I think a catch crop when you grow something fast growing around something slow growing; it is normal veg gardening practice.

Broccoli flowering?

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:57

Eat as much as you can, leave the plant in situ and it will carry on producing. Try to harvest the heads before they flower. Enjoy

I just foliar fed my plants first time.But..

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:56

I used to have a jade plant on my south facing window sill in London; it used to flower in hot summers. I fed it baby bio when I remembered (the bottle lasted 20 years, so probably not very often). When I moved to Norfolk it lived in the conservatory and flowered more often. I finally got fed up with it and put it by the gate with a large sign saying 'free house plant' and it went within a few hours

I've been a good girl

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:51

bekkie

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:49

A while back I got some old fashioned wage packet envelopes; great for seed storage

Pleased to have a new garden visitor.

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:48

Just fabulous

Soil of the ancients

Posted: 09/07/2014 at 19:46

The worms may be stopped by the membrane. Busy L's advice is good. I had a problem area outside my fence, it was just weeds and I guess the land isn't really mine. The Council used to cut down the weeds once a year. So I dug out all the weeds, let it lie for a few weeks until more weeds came up and then sprayed with a not very nasty weedkiller that allows you to plant within a certain time. It has flourished with not much care; I tend to over - plant so that weeds do not get much space to thrive.

Discussions started by artjak

Well, I never knew that!

The science aspect of wildlife 
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Last Post: 20/10/2014 at 16:18

Slow cookers

Any advice welcome 
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Last Post: 17/10/2014 at 22:48

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Apple Day

Info about this 
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Last Post: 03/10/2014 at 12:47

Wow, what a sunset!

Nature's generosity 
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Last Post: Yesterday at 09:59

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: 03/10/2014 at 09:01

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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