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Is it just me?

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 23:33

I'm with Panda on raw eggs, hate touching them, wash my hands after each one I drop in the mixing bowl. Perhaps it's slime, hate touching slugs, always wear gloves for gardening, never know what you might meet in the soil!

Unknown shrub

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 23:26

It could be Deutzia Hybrida "Mont Rose".

Yet another ID required please?!

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 23:20

I think it looks like Campanula Persicfolia "Pride of Exmouth", a more unusual one as it's semi double.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 17:23

KEF

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 17:12

Clari I wish you could give me those Hostas, I love them slugs or not, for my plant sale on Saturday. Fancy a quick weekend in France?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 17:06

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48148.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 My "Bowl of Beauty" peonies have different flowers on each side of the plant! Weird.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/48147.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 

Welcome MMflower. I think that rose could be Handel.

Ighten, love your armeria, never seen them that dark before.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 14:24

For vegetable growing I've used the Readers Digest "Food from Your Garden" for more years than I care to remember! Alan T's "How to be a Gardener" books 1 and 2 are good for beginners.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/06/2014 at 09:26

Morning all, raining, but at least it'll water everything before Saturday.

Going shopping, then lunch at the Wok place. You could your raw food and they cook it for you in a wok with a choice of sauces. There is ready prepared Chinese food as well.

Making strawberry jam this afternoon for the Tea on Saturday.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 23:41

It's not easy in Dordogneshire, too cold in the winter and too hot in the summer. Where I am there isn't much topsoil, it's limestone and clay.

When I went to stay with my brother in Crieff the weather was lovely.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/06/2014 at 23:28

Yes Percy. Been in France since 1985. Have made an English garden. This forum is great for keeping in touch with English people (and Scottish, brother lives in Scotland) who love gardens. We go to England regularly on holiday or to visit friends and family and visit gardens.

Discussions started by Busy-Lizzie

Gardener's World and the average gardener

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Garden Gallery 2014

photos of our gardens 
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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

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