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Chrissy the gardener

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Gardeners world last Friday

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 08:23

I didn't see that particular episode but a while ago Monty was advising spraying the Box with seaweed extract,it's worth a go.

Holey Tomatoes

Posted: 20/08/2015 at 08:19

It looks like a bird or a mouse has had a go at eating them,I had a bird in the green house and it pecked holes in some of the tomatoes, then because the tomato was damaged it starts to rot.

Why hasnt my respberry bush flowered

Posted: 17/08/2015 at 14:31

My raspberrys are lates but I did have a early crop on them, now they are budding up for the usual crop.

St.James's Park - Plant ID

Posted: 17/08/2015 at 14:28

It also looks like there are some Thumbergia ( black eye susie) planted as well.


Posted: 16/08/2015 at 11:57

Blueberries do better if you have got more than one, but not essential.

i leave my blueberries out in the winter, they are planted in pots,but it depends what part of the country you live.

if it flowered did bees have access to it to pollinate?

Another plant ID...

Posted: 14/08/2015 at 07:23

I think Eucrypia as well the leaves look wrong for Philadelphus, 

Boring, boring rosesN

Posted: 13/08/2015 at 13:06

Each to there own Verdun, I love roses they are part of our English Country Garden scene. I don't have many roses but I enjoy them, there form, there scent.

its green flowered plants I can't stand ,I can't see the point.

Big Butterfly

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 12:38


there is a feature in the August Gardeners World magazine on this butterfly.

Gardeners' World Zinnia Seeds...

Posted: 12/08/2015 at 07:50

These are mine also grown from the free seeds, I think they brighten up the house wall, I like them ,Although I wouldn't want to mix them with any other colour.


Poorly Cosmos

Posted: 04/08/2015 at 11:14

Cosmos like a nice sunny site free draining soil and not to be over watered then they are problem free and happy, also look out for black fly.

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