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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:28

So that is what Asclepius Tuberosa looks like! Tried to grow it this year from 3 dry roots, 2 came up and after a few weeks decided to die

I love all these photos, Yvie that waterfall is sensational.

I should have posted the pics of the Peterborough garden here, but forgot about this thread

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 08:18

I do hope all those affected by the flooding get their homes sorted out before the winter

Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:46


Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:29

DyersE, you have my sympathy. Normally I love assembling stuff, but only when the parts actually work

New Rockery

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:20

That really would be the best solution; move all that plant material, hire or buy a shredder, put it on your compost heap and have a sunken rock garden; really far more interesting and a sun trap for some plants and others will like the shade on the other side. ..and a place to hide from the world when you want to

Horticultural Films

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:16


Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:15

Me too

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:13

GWF Day Out: The Beth Chatto Gardens, Colchester: Sunday 10 Aug

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:13

I'm spitting feathers... But I will get to see it another day.

Shabby Chic Anyone?

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:08

Oh poor BM, the way to do a job you are not keen on is to FOCUS totally on it, then your brain has no room to be bored or to start complaining about it. If you DO feel bored, then you know you are not focusing enough Sounds harsh, but it is true. I could garden till the cows come home but I find most housework a bit tedious, so I force myself to do it with full concentration, and then the job gets done well and I feel saintly for having done it.


Discussions started by artjak

Plant photos from French hols

Various intriguing things 
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Last Post: 16/09/2015 at 14:35

What is this please?

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Last Post: 10/09/2015 at 21:52

Master Composters need your support

Vote for us 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 10:29

Gariguettes Strawberry

Has anyone grown them? 
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Last Post: 04/11/2014 at 10:50

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: 25/10/2014 at 20:20

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
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