Chrissy the gardener

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Which type of robinia is this?

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 11:08

Wow what a beautiful specimen , never seen one this tall before and yes I agree with hostafans ID

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Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:47

Sorry my fault I've sorted it, it must be my age

Have a laugh ---- I pressed the space in settings ro ignore myself !!!

think I will go back to bed and stay there until tomorrow. 

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Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:33

is anyone else having problems replying to the threads, twice I've tried replying to a certain thread and when posted it doesn't come on the screen.

It must be the weekend gremlins 😬

A new way of taking cuttings

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:29

I'm sure this method would work but I thought Gardeners where being discouraged from using this moss because it was destroying the enviroment so I for one will not be trying this.

A new way of taking cuttings

Posted: 12/08/2017 at 08:25

It might be a good way for growing but I'm not convinced we should be going down this route, I thought Gardeners where being discouraged from using the moss because it was bad for the environment.

I for one will not be trying it simply because of this fact.

Chris on Beechgrove

Posted: 07/08/2017 at 08:11

I like CB but I must say I didn't agree with his way of planting irises, Monty also showed us how to split and plant irises and it made a lot more sense. I've always understood that you trim the leaves when dividing and replanting NOT put a silly stick in has CB did.


Variety identification

Posted: 05/08/2017 at 08:12

Eating apples you can cook with anyway you just won't need to use as much sugar , so surely a good thing.

Plant identification

Posted: 31/07/2017 at 17:15

Looks like a foxglove,aka digitalis.


Posted: 29/07/2017 at 07:07

Sorry got cut off, pressed the wrong button.

I was going to say I can't remember the outcome.


Posted: 29/07/2017 at 07:06

We have used home and away for the last two years, renting a property in Hampshire. It worked out very well, four adults ( of a certain age ) and three dogs with the owners permission it was a very good Holiday.

Never used the company you are asking about but something in the back of my mind says I read something not long ago of a persons accommodation being trashed by a letting.

Cant remember t

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