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my new potting shed,

Posted: 24/07/2015 at 02:09

Looks lovely. Stored bird food in mine and it was attacked by squirrels with holes gnawed through the wood walls and rats came up through the floor. 


Posted: 23/07/2015 at 06:16

 The ferns and moss are thriving.

Confessions of the plantaholics

Posted: 07/07/2015 at 10:32

It rained heavily sunday so I volunteered to do the shopping at Tescos.

one of my favourite planterys a short detour on the way home.

my banana plant did not survive winter hence the justification for its purchase,

a shady bed with bare patches, where Epimediums grow in spring needed two hostas,

my canna Lily was lonely, so five more purchased, one of each variety, it's so hard to make a decision when there is a choice.

two ginger Lily's to go with the cannas 

And finally two arum lilies.

spent more on plants than on food.

i am not a plantaholic.

Help needed please with laurel hedge issues...

Posted: 23/06/2015 at 07:29

When is the best time to prune a Laurel hedge and can you use the prunings for cuttings, thanks

Bourganvillea Rescue

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 06:20

At this time of year it can safely be outside.i would repot with a loan based compost, and added grit.dont think feed required yet.

What do you carry you hand tools around in?

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 07:10

I wear an old shooting vest with a multitude of pockets. When fully loaded with secateurs folding saw hand fork trowel gloves misc debris and keys it weighs a ton.

Plastic Garden Sheds

Posted: 17/06/2015 at 07:04

Delivery delayed until this Friday. Will be laid on a concrete slab, busy trying to clear all the junk that has been accumulated on it over the last 10 years.

Plastic Garden Sheds

Posted: 10/06/2015 at 07:24

I have just bought one from Costco, 8x11 £699.Keter.

being delivered Friday, the price seems very reasonable, will review when erected.

Anyone else get slightly "rare" bird visitors?

Posted: 12/05/2015 at 07:41

I regularly see a little egret, about once a week, by the side of the river.

Can you identify my magnolia

Posted: 11/05/2015 at 07:03

Yellow Lantern AGM

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