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Nastursiums

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 17:47

Yes, Janet, blackfly are one of the main nasturtium pests. I grow nasturtiums next to the broad beans to encourage the blackfly to keep off the beans.

what colour pergola

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 13:38

I think I would prefer light. Teak oil sounds a good idea but I think it would go pale ash colour, greyish. Attractive, though.

rose dilemma

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:25

I have Wedding Day too, trained sideways on the veggie garden fence, 7m wide. Smells lovely, but only flowers once.

I have a small repeat flowering rambler called Malvern Hills, from David Austin. That is a much more controllable size. Pale yellow.

Old Roses

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:20

This site can help you find roses.  http://www.classicroses.co.uk/ 

what colour pergola

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:17

If you want a natural wood colour I would use a wood stain, rather than a paint. It's bound to change colour over the years anyway, I think main decision is light or dark?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 12:14

Thank you Wintersong (horse). I wouldn't have gone on the road either. Perhaps the horrid man over reacted out of guilt at his dog's behaviour.

Well done Dove's parents. I was lucky too with loving parents, but they died before they made it that long.

pop goes the weasel

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 09:42

Amazing photo! I saw it on the news too.

The hedgehogs return.

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 09:35

How lovely! I wish we had a hedgehog, used to but he disappeared. I wonder if Dove's will be back this year.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 09:33

Thank you, Daniel.

Hello from Canada

Posted: 04/03/2015 at 09:25

Hello John. Your place looks lovely and peaceful. I live in SW France

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Busy Lizzie's Open Garden

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What tree has a flower like this?

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Are there seeds that don't like very cold storage?

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weird caterpillar like thingy ID please

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Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Gardens we Have Visited 2014

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Does anyone recognise this cactus like plant?

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Thank you to Tech team

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wyre-forest-why

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Changing avator picture

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Trouble typing on some of the threads

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no emails as well as small text

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Cleaning greenhouses

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