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Subterranean activity in the polytunnel.

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:25

Could they be voles not rats? My daughter has voles in her veg garden and under her apple trees. http://landscaping.about.com/cs/pests/a/vole_control.htm tells you about them.

Strawberry novice

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:21

I think that if you plant strawberries early so that they get settled in before flowering then there is no need to pinch them out. If you plant late and the flowers are just about to swell than pinch them out to help them concentrate on root growth.

MONTY DON...disparu encore une fois?

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:18

Just seen this. Oh dear, we weren't very welcoming to a new poster who only said he/she was sad that Monty wasn't twittering. Sounds as though they miss Monty.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/02/2014 at 12:11

Been on the phone for 2 hours with daughter this morning. Day seems to be disappearing before I've done anything apart from watering seedlings and putting washing in machine.

What would survive in my mini greenhouse at the moment

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 22:06

Agreed, they are all hardy plants, so long as they have all taken they will be fine in a cold frame or mini greenhouse. If they aren't babies they would be fine outside.

Bindweed :(

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 22:02

Bindweed does die back in winter leaving thin string all over what it climbed up.

Treat it in growing season with Glyphosate, not easy when it's all over everything! Then when it's dead, which may take a few goes, pull off the dead strings.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:23

She obviously didn't have a sense of humour.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 19:17

I made a hedgehog cake years ago for one of my children's birthday, easy and looked good. You make the cake in 2 bowls then put it together, fattest ends in the middle. But mine was covered in chocolate buttons, that's what was available at the time.

Almonds in marzipan in chocolate - yum

Seedaholicism

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 18:14

Does anyone know how to get seeds cheap in SW France? But I often buy them on trip to England, much more choice

No need for moss killer.

Posted: 25/02/2014 at 18:07

The crocus ones are lovely and do enlarge. The lawn ones are small.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

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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Rose pruning and frost

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reviews

why do everyones reviews say they've reviewed 1237 plants 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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