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saw my first swallow today

Posted: Yesterday at 22:12

African or European?

What do you do or what did you do at work

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 20:05

I'm a Dementia Specialist nurse at a local hospital.

Dahlia and last frost dates

Posted: 21/04/2014 at 11:50

ok ill put them out thanks

Dahlia and last frost dates

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 21:41

Yeah I don't want to be lulled into a false sense of security with the temps I may shove them in my mini greenhouse is a couple of weeks.

Dahlia and last frost dates

Posted: 20/04/2014 at 18:11

I have a lot of dahlia tubers in my house at the minute the last frost date is the 2nd week of may for my area. Will they be protected enough in a cold frame, mini greenhouse if I put them in the start of may. I grew a lot last year but had room to keep them all indoors but at the moment it is getting like a bit of jungle in here.

My transplanted Rose is wilting - Help

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 22:23

I would give it a really long watering to thoroughly water it in. Sometimes roses sulk when they are transplanted as they are growing. It hasn't rained for a while where I am so maybe its compounded they the fact the soil is dry.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 21:50

Thanks for the reply david I will leave them as they are.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 21:18

thanks for the reply they are about 4 inches apart should I thin them out a little.

Growing Sweet Peas

Posted: 19/04/2014 at 19:09

I have planted my sweet peas out but had a few more than I thought as spares I have 15 round the base of an obelisk is this too many? I made the obelisk out of bamboo and the base is probably 2 foot wide. Last year I think I at most had 10 round the base,

Morning Glory

Posted: 18/04/2014 at 20:32

Just out of curiosity where about in the country are you as mine did very poorly but I live in the northeast

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