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Aphids on my sweet peas

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 13:34

I had a problem with aphids on my sweetpeas last year - hung up a birdfeeder, and within a week they were gone.  Those blue/great/coal tits did a fantastic job

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 10:12


 Persisting down here now ....best be quick Dove, its on its way

Ring stakes for Rudbeckia

Posted: 29/05/2015 at 08:28

I grow goldsturm, indian summer, cherry brandy and rustic dwarves .....have never needed a stake. 

Primrose - i grow from seed every year, and will be putting mine out in a couple of weeks (once I have got round to clearing the forget-me-not forest).  The slugs like them when they are young, but apart from that they are pretty tough for me.

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Posted: 29/05/2015 at 08:20

Winter - don't think I'd be able to pass one of today's driving tests.  Its the "hazard perception" quiz that gets me every time.  Whats wrong with being aware of lampposts and pillar boxes as potential threats to your well being

 Just had to google Millenium Falcon ....sci fi not my strong point .....used to hide behind the sofa for Dr Who and Star Trek, and never really got over it

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Posted: 29/05/2015 at 07:21

Interesting Verd - we have heavy rain forecast to arrive here  in about an hour .....wonder if it will miss us too?

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Posted: 29/05/2015 at 07:15

Morning DD - seems I wasn't first after all

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Posted: 29/05/2015 at 07:13

Morning all  Didn't expect to be first this morning - had a mini lie-in on account of the fact that I don't have to get in the car (wfh this morning, so the commute involves a short trip down the stairs)

Got this afternoon off as some old school friends are coming over - we keep in touch by letters in birthday/christmas cards, but haven't seen either for about a decade

Do I get a prize for the earliest use of the word Ch****mas this year ????

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 23:09

Thats the trouble Joybell - this thread is disastrous for my bank balance.  Thankfully I already have the President and Warsaw Nike .....but nowhere near flowering yet.  Yours are looking wonderful, so the anticipation is building.

such a cute pic of Flynn

Talkback: Is it OK to compost tea bags?

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 22:37

PG tips here too - all seems to compost fine

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/05/2015 at 21:56

Just googled - the NY garden is called the High Line (Not skywalk)

Discussions started by chicky

Remedial pruning a Group 2 clematis

What to do and when? 
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Last Post: 03/07/2016 at 21:14

Gardens we have visited 2016

Pictures of our garden outings 
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Last Post: 13/08/2016 at 20:36

Hellebores - black spot?

All my hellebores have distorted leaves🙄 
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Last Post: 18/05/2016 at 14:39

Foxglove seedlings ....when will they flower?

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Last Post: 29/08/2015 at 16:26

Kniphofia - one that flowers in August?

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Last Post: 22/08/2015 at 08:01

Strange flower buds - ID??

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Last Post: 06/06/2015 at 21:49

Love lies bleeding from seed

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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 18:37

Have I got an orchid???

New flower appeared in grassmeadow 
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Last Post: 31/05/2015 at 00:01

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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Last Post: 26/04/2015 at 10:44

More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Last Post: 07/04/2015 at 21:50

Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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Last Post: 03/04/2015 at 14:31

How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Last Post: 02/02/2015 at 12:09

Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Last Post: 03/12/2014 at 16:27

Getting rid of brambles

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Last Post: 04/05/2015 at 19:50

Daphnes - do they self seed?

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