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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:09

Same story here - very wet - although didn't hear any thunder last night.  Today is a day for chores, and will spend tomorrow in the garden.  As others have said, can't be too downhearted as the soil needed a really good soak.  

Hope sun will be shining on the vicarage by this afternoon - and the place will look and smell  lovely and fresh for its VIP visitors.  Enjoy your train ride Panda

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Posted: 18/07/2014 at 22:54

Bekkie - probably Joy Larkcom - has written lots of books on veg gardening.

Sitting here waiting for the thunderstorms

Good luck Woody - and remember to enjoy it.  And all the East Ruston visitors - have a fantastic day - wish I could join you

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Posted: 18/07/2014 at 07:27
Lots of thunder, lightning and rain here last night but fine again now- will have done the plants a load of good. TGIF

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 17:56
So pleased parents eve went well OL - its so lovely when they do

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 17:54
Water ?? Or lack of it ??

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 11:07
London feels like Barcelona, and its not even noon yet !! Wish i was wearing flipflops . Just heading into a meeting with the MD - so perhaps not .... Wonder if he has a garden

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:24
Stacey's last post says she has a poorly goshawk ..... methinks autocorrect has been having fun again

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Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:17
But only if it doesn't wet the goshawk

Clematis

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 10:11
The best clematis in my garden started as plugs - they seem to establish so much better than the bigger plants from a GC. So next year you should be pleased with them, and the following year you will hopefully be amazed

The larger ones might have flowers already, but they will have been hurried along in conditions which are nothing like your garden. Plugs get to grow into their surroundings.

Plant identity

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 09:53
Sounds like gazanias to me - have a google and see if they match what you have

Discussions started by chicky

Shrub id

Any ideas 
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Wildflower id

Blue flowers like a forget me not 
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Cap on soil

Do I need to break it before mulching? 
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Plant id - looks like pulmonaria but the leaves are wrong

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TV gardening programmes

A reminder 
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When is the best time to prune Group 3 clematis?

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Can i grow a Mahonia in a pot?

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Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Good Berries

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No flowers on gladioli

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Cuttings from sedum "autumn joy"

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Camellia - yellow leaves

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Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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catalpas---digging-out

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mulching-with-conifer-chippings

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