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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 29/11/2014 at 07:04
Guten Morgen !!

Off to find some bikes

Aeonium 'Zwartkop':- over-wintering.

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 06:57

I overwinter mine in a cold GH - maybe indoors is too warm?

mine has been fine the last two mild winters, but dropped all its leaves and looked sad in the cold one the year before.  However it grew new leaves the next spring, and is now going from strength to strength, so all is not lost yet - although the rotting doesn't sound good.  Is there anywhere outside you could keep it?

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/11/2014 at 06:38

Hope they all enjoyed the Pumpkin pies David, and you all had a great Thanksgiving

Cleve West is such a lovely man - you'll both enjoy it I'm sure

Best get going, got a plane to catch 

non flowering hebe

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 20:51

Certainly won't be doing that then

Anyone for squirrel crumble?

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 20:50

They pinch our apples and pears too, so sympathy Bob.  We are hoping our trees will soon be so prolific there will be enough for all  And in the meantime, hanging nets of carbolic soap in the trees seems to have helped - apparently they don't like the smell

non flowering hebe

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 20:41

I got one this year and it is a mass of purple flowers - will be watching this thread with interest to see what I have to do to get it flowering next year

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 19:30

Not gone yet, but all packed, so now a happy chicky

Off in the morning after dropping chicklets at school - thanks for all your hints and tips, i am going off with lots of ideas.

Will pop in, Wifi willing.....its meant to be brass monkeys, but all the woollies are packed

Other threads are passing me by

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 27/11/2014 at 07:12

Morning KEF - best get moving .....things to do, places to go, people to see ........but another hour in bed would be sooooooo nice

Which Witch Hazel!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 22:52

I have a few and have noticed the ones with red flowers have the best autumn colour - not sure what flowers Harry has?.  Diana is a good one for red flowers.  Pallida has big yellow flowers, but the leaves just go yellow in the autumn, as opposed to red and orange like the others - hope this helps

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 26/11/2014 at 22:47

Can I sneak in there with a Happy Birthday Fidget ....hope I'm not too late

Discussions started by chicky

Gardening on TV

A thread for TV alerts - no whines please !! 
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More gardening TV

Just found this, and thought others might like to know! 
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Jasmin - officinale or trachelspermum??

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How big are vine weevil grubs?

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Indoor hyacinths - are they ready for some light??

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Getting rid of brambles

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Daphnes - do they self seed?

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Last Post: 15/11/2014 at 19:05

Tree id

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Autumn raspberries - will they need staking?

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Plant ID - blue flowers

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Last Post: 10/09/2014 at 09:08

Wisley Outing - sunday 7th Sept

Does anyone want to meet up? 
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Last Post: 09/09/2014 at 23:48

Dark Red Sedum

Anyone know a good one? 
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Last Post: 25/08/2014 at 08:56

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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