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Latest posts by david spikes

How to tell when Garlic is ready to harvest?

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 21:50

when the tops fall over

Lost garden tools

Posted: 18/06/2014 at 21:40

thank god for the autumn cleanup when things begin to emerge from the undergrowth.  although this spring when planting an aralia golden sun i discovered secateurs at the 2 ft level very well aged indeed.

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 20:43

the lily thanx you lesley-i bought it in a three inch pot at the grocery store a couple of years ago-it had the very informative label-red lily. i do love grocery store plants.

Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 20:25

ighten what a great place you are making-steve-wascally wabbits

 my heart says delphiniums should be blue but this one is pretty nice

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 20:15


Camera Corner

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 20:06


What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 15/06/2014 at 16:23


Garden Gallery 2014

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 02:33

home from the movies-edge of tomorrow very kool.  lizzie, lizzie, lizzie what a place. 

What's the star in your garden right now

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 20:47

 ville de lyon-cut back all the way to the ground this spring-came back strong

whats happened to my lily?

Posted: 13/06/2014 at 20:37

occasionally second year lilies merge their stems into a single and produce a martian lily- happened once to me-if i remember correctly flowering was very poor-its a natural unnatural thing

Discussions started by david spikes

autumn crocus

do you grow them 
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Last Post: 29/08/2014 at 08:27

dahlias dahling

show us your best 
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Last Post: Today at 09:50

whats cooking from the garden

its all good 
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Last Post: 24/08/2014 at 15:00

sunflower seeds

and the pear tree is full of birds cooing and twittering 
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Last Post: 23/08/2014 at 18:14

phlox paniculata

would that they were mine 
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Last Post: 26/08/2014 at 13:26

clematis tie dyed

great blue variegation first of its type 
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Last Post: 16/07/2014 at 17:54

what were they thinking of

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Last Post: 26/06/2014 at 18:18


great thread on underachievers. think we need to balance it. do you have something which has gone gonzo this year after fiddling about forever? 
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Last Post: 06/06/2014 at 16:33

just curious

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Last Post: 04/04/2012 at 20:47

searching for seeds

stuff i want 
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Last Post: 29/02/2012 at 23:53

Talkback: Dieback on Leyland cypress hedges

it looks like improper trimming or it could be spider mites if they are the soft evergreen curse in the uk that thet are in nev. 
Replies: 4    Views: 650
Last Post: 08/05/2012 at 10:26


all through the year 
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Last Post: 15/04/2014 at 20:25
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