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Posted: 30/03/2014 at 10:35

David - i avoid watering seedlings with waterbutt water too - only use tap water.  Since some of my babies are in the GH (which doesn't have a tap, only butts) this can be a bit of a pain

Did you remember to turn your clocks back?

Posted: 30/03/2014 at 10:32

Nice try Verdun - practising for 1st April next week ?

Bernie Bungs BBC Bosses

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 23:07

Had searched out this thread to add the link that Salino has already supplied.  Can't wait for 4 hour long episodes on Great Dixter and the like .....

And i will definitely be watching Chelsea this year too ...


Posted: 29/03/2014 at 22:32

That's a full wheelbarrow Lzzie

Agree with Ashleigh - a precious day.

Love it when the clocks go forward - can see the garden EVERY day, and not just weekends.  If i wasn't sooooo tired i would raise a glass.

My Project Garden

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 19:44

Sprig - it looks amazing .  Can't wait to see the summer photos too


Posted: 29/03/2014 at 19:39

Love the way you have displayed everything in layers and tiers - i must keep a look out for some old tables and stools to copy your idea


Posted: 29/03/2014 at 19:14

GH moved 


Posted: 29/03/2014 at 10:05

Thanks Dove - should have scooted round that site a bit more before i asked the question  Looks like i should do it today - not a moment to lose .....


Posted: 29/03/2014 at 09:12

Related question - i missed cutting back my lavender last summer, but know you can do it in the spring instead - do i wait til frosts are gone for this?  Don't want to jeopardise this years flowers

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 09:04

The things i am growing from seed will not be ready til later in the summer.  I will be going to Hampton Court flower show - might be able to do some hooking up and exchanging somewhere like that?

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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Last Post: 10/04/2014 at 19:16

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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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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Last Post: 23/11/2013 at 16:04

Camellia - yellow leaves

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Plants to identify - grasses and some sort of monster

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