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Posted: 23/01/2015 at 10:15

Morning all. New range cooker coming this morning  If they can find the house!

Trellis planter help needed please!

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 22:06

I once put 2 clematis in a big trough planter, they were fine at first, Nelly Moser and Hagley Hybrid. But clematis are greedy plants and Nelly M grew a lot and HH died. I now have clematis with annual summer better planted under them and they get well fed and watered.

Talkback: Valerian

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 21:57


I love mine, it seeds itself by the terrace walls, in cracks, but it never appears in the flower beds. I planted the original one in a border but it decided the earth is too rich after all the manure and compost I'd added!


Window ledge style heated propagator - any good?

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 21:30

I have 3 like that Stewart one. One has 2 trays in it which I have found better than one. But I usually put bits of bamboo on the compost to make divisions to save space. Don't need a whole seed tray for I variety. That's why Chicky's looks so good.

Growing Roses

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 21:25

Lunaria definitely isn't a WUM. My past pets are buried in my garden but it is a big garden. I planted a rose on my first OH's gave. It was Silver Wedding, my sister-in-law gave it to us for our SW anniversary in July and he died in November that year.


Posted: 22/01/2015 at 21:16

Wow Dinah!


Posted: 22/01/2015 at 21:13

What a chatty lot you've all been while I was out! All the sausage rolls have gone.

What a lovely family, Fritillary. My 4 children, spouses and 8 grandchildren were all with me for Christmas. I've got photos, but not a lovely group one like that. I married at 21, he died, heart attack when he was 53, I was 47, but some of you know that already. But I was very lucky and found my 2nd OH about 10 years later.

You are very talented Perki. Have you ever made lasting sculptures? Pottery?


Posted: 22/01/2015 at 10:04

Good luck with your move, BM, how exciting! But a lot of work. Where are you going?

Bit milder today, 3°, clouds are clearing and sun is starting to shine.

Off to make loaf of bread and some sausage rolls for the event we are going to tonight.


Posted: 21/01/2015 at 22:54

We are going to Suffolk for our holiday in July. Used to go to Southwold to stay with my grandparents there when I was a child. Want to show OH and visit gardens. Hope I'm not boring anyone, I've talked about it here already! Not this thread though.


Posted: 21/01/2015 at 22:49

DD had snow and sun today, I'm only 45 mins from her and we had neither! Cold, bleak, cloudy.

Recorded Wolf Hall as OH was at choir practice and we want to watch it together.

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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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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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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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