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Spring visitors.

Posted: 15/04/2013 at 20:18

Four swallows seen in Wilts and South Glos. Thrilling!

Birds.

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 21:13

If only I had some photos to show you all! I have been watching a chaffinch collecting  dog hair, which I had combed from my golden retriever, in order to line her nest. She took so much in her beak that it appeared she had an enormous moustache!

Clematis cuttisngs

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 21:46

Yes, I too would suggest layering. Also much more success with viticellas in general.

Birds.

Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:54

I am puzzled by the regular appearence of four robins on the bird table. This is March, and I would have thought by now they would have become territorial. I was expecting there to be just a pair, hopefully nesting in our garden. What do you all think?

The Potting Shed.

Posted: 15/02/2013 at 17:45

I wonder what the general opinions are regarding the decision to allow garden gnomes at Chelsea. I was shocked, for I think they are hideous.

small bird watch

Posted: 09/02/2013 at 18:28

Such a delight to see a goldcrest suddenly hop near my feet, while I was waiting for a bus, near Bath.

Welcome to the fruit & veg forum

Posted: 02/02/2013 at 21:56

I would very much appreciate any advice on varieties of sprouts. I am keen to grow ones that produce small or medium tight sprouts. Does anyone remember Peer Gynt?It was an F1 Hybrid, but sadly no longer available. It was a superb variety.

Hot Beds.

Posted: 25/01/2013 at 22:09

I would love to learn of any gardeners who have had experience of growing vegetables on the hot bed system. There was an article in the Daily Telegraph last weekend on this subject, that set me thinking it may well be a good idea.

Foxtail Lilies

Posted: 22/01/2013 at 19:30

Make sure you grow them on a mound of soil, that is so the roots are lower than the centre of the plant. As one would with asparagus. A beautiful plant.

small bird watch

Posted: 19/01/2013 at 19:30

An interesting thought has occurred to me since we have had such a lot of snow the last few days. Those of us who regularly feed the garden birds will have noted a vast increase in the numbers attending the bird tables and feeders. Thinking of the forthcoming RSPB Bird Count, and seeing the great influx of chaffinches for instance, I assume the final count could be rather misleading.

Discussions started by cowslip2

Seed sowing.

Gadgets. 
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Last Post: 26/05/2015 at 22:03

Weed killer.

Totril. 
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Last Post: 14/05/2015 at 18:25

Birds.

Swallows. 
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Last Post: 13/04/2015 at 09:32

Ponds.

Size. 
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Last Post: 05/04/2015 at 09:42

Precious site.

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Last Post: 03/03/2015 at 10:13

Regular contributers.

Every day. 
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Last Post: 24/01/2015 at 01:59

Feeding birds.

Fat balls. 
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Last Post: 23/01/2015 at 14:16

Bird Feeding.

Fat. 
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Last Post: 02/12/2014 at 21:00

Brassicas.

Caterpillars. 
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Last Post: 11/11/2014 at 20:29

Tender Perennial.

Convolvulus Altheoides. 
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Last Post: 24/07/2014 at 20:55

Convolvulus Star of Yalta.

Mystery death. 
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Last Post: 30/04/2014 at 21:38

Spring soil.

Tilth. 
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Last Post: 19/03/2014 at 19:36

Carrots.

Sowing dates. 
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Last Post: 07/02/2014 at 09:00

Slugs.

 
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Last Post: 19/07/2013 at 07:58

Capillary Matting.

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