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Posted: 09/04/2014 at 13:56
Lol Tracey - it is Fairy that lives north of the border . Don't often post at work (although do occasionally lurk) - but the prospect of getting my passport and travellers cheques out next time i wanted to visit Kings Lynn was too much to bear in silence ....


Posted: 09/04/2014 at 13:47
OMG - is Norfolk having a referendum too


Posted: 09/04/2014 at 07:42

Dove is probably trying to work out which pair of shoes to wear - now that she has ambitions to be the Posh Spice of the gardening world.  Next thing we know she'll be wearing her zips inside out ......


Posted: 09/04/2014 at 07:21

Morning Lily - hope you have another good work day

TV gardening programmes

Posted: 09/04/2014 at 06:51

Thanks Lyn - when is that on?

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 22:47

Love your bride Lizzie.  I invested in one last year (had never heard of it til I saw your pics of it here last year), which is growing nicely, but not flowered this year .... Maybe next ....

Hope you are pleased that the "Lizzie" effect has gone global


Posted: 08/04/2014 at 22:39

Thanks Fidget - just googled Kiftsgate - looks lovely too.  Think i will go for it - just need some sunshine 


Posted: 08/04/2014 at 22:15

Ooooh, glad the Dixter programme was good Marion - i recorded it for watching tomorrow


Posted: 08/04/2014 at 22:07

Don't know about marigolds, but following advice on here last year i pinched out my cosmos several times before finally planting them out - potting them on to bigger pots all the time - and they were the best they have ever been.  So not essential, but worth a try

Crane fly larvae

Posted: 08/04/2014 at 22:03

There was a bit on GQT about them the other week - suggested covering an area of lawn with tarpaulin for a few days, which will encourage the grubs to the surface.  Then go out at dawn and remove it, and all the birds will pick the grubs off for you.  Apparently the worms get back into the ground quick enough to avoid the same fate

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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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 07:29

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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Last Post: 15/12/2013 at 18:22

Best dogwoods for stem colour

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Good Berries

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Last Post: 27/10/2013 at 16:01

No flowers on gladioli

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Last Post: 18/09/2013 at 15:14

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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