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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 31/12/2013 at 11:58

I have a rose bud and some pansies and violas. Do you count each viola flower or just the variety as one? Hellebores not ready yet.

Virginia Creeper

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 18:43

Think you're on the right track now! I have Virginia Creeper planted by a previous owner and I hate it. I have to pay someone to keep it under control or it gets onto the roof - too high for me to deal with. It seeds itself where I don't want it, like in my herbaceous borders, it's even in the veg garden. It ignores glyphosate, just goes red then grows back again! I pulled a load up and chucked it on the heap in my woodland and now it's romping off under the trees.

Talkback: Growing your own Christmas dinner

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:53

I have leeks and perpetual spinach in the garden, the rest of the veg is in the freezer. But on Christmas Day I bought the veg, needed enough for 16!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:50

So sad when a loved animal dies. Hugs for them.

Pond Fabrication

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:48

My brother-in-law has a pond on his patio in bricks, but well lined. I think he built it himself. It's a bit like this one, but bigger, I think it's rather attractive.

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/35433.jpg?width=197&height=256&mode=max

 

Initial Seed Planting & Potting Up

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:39

Because the fast growing seedlings quickly absorb the nutrients in the compost and grow better when potted on. Also they may not all germinate which may waste all that compost you've put into a big pot.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:36

Happy birthday Archiepem.

A lot of sugar in alcohol that the body turns into fat when it doesn't need the energy. But I know you winked KEF! Most nice things are illegal, immoral or they make you fat! Well, that's what my Dad used to say.

What is this ornamental tree please?

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:32

Oh, crossed with Nut, but we both think the same. Fruit can vary a lot from round to oval, red, orange to yellow and the end can be neat and apple like or messier and more star like as the one in the picture. It looks like an oldish, unpruned tree.

What is this ornamental tree please?

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:25

I think it's a crab apple, note the word "think"!

magazine back issues

Posted: 30/12/2013 at 17:21

I'm a bit of a hoarder with them, but sometimes I give one to my son who's a dentist! In France but he says they are popular with his English patients.

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no emails as well as small text

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reviews

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Why did you all start gardening?

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uploading photos

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