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after watching Sarah Raven

Posted: 16/04/2012 at 10:00

Well done on your planting. Its all good fun and hopefully all will grow nicely. Then there will be something to look forward to next year as well. My seeds will be going straight into the prepared soil in the next couple of days, and fingers crossed they will do what they know how to do. So its patience for us for a few days to see their results.

Talkback: Ask Adam

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 16:35
Hi Adam, I have tried a few times to grow Lupins in my garden, bought from different stores, but they are always getting eaten by something in the garden? Any idea's??? Dobby2.

after watching Sarah Raven

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 16:32

I also loved that programme and have since bought several packets of seeds, just waiting for the right time to plant, with all this adverse weather WHEN shall I plant, ??? Ground is prepared, now with conserving water etc, supposed frosts, when do I plant them? Live in Richmond Surrey. any suggestions??

Pound shop plants- any success stories?

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 16:29

Oh I love a bargain, and bought recently a hibiscus, forsythia, redwood.  States all are dormant till planted, just a few visible shoots showing, Well I planted them a few weeks back into large pots, and I'm pleased to say all are growing fantastically well. Bought all from Poundland, obviously £1 a go. Doing great at the moment.

Rowan tree from seed

Posted: 14/04/2012 at 16:24

I followed  a previous programme from last year, when Alice Fowler was showing how to plant from seed a Rowan Tree. Well I am chuffed to bits to say mine took and this is their first year from planting, So looking forward to a little tree.

meadow plants

Posted: 21/02/2012 at 18:41

Hi thanks for that, sorry for not replying sooner, busy. Will do as you suggest, lets hope it makes a difference for the bees etc. Will get along to garden centre and have a chat there also.

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms

Posted: 18/02/2012 at 11:16

Thought the programme was very good, that is what got me into thinking about planting up a meadow garden. As no one has answered yet, may have to pop along to garden centre and ask advice from there.

Talkback: Mice in the garden

Posted: 17/02/2012 at 17:13

I have a small mouse that lives in my garden too. Now onto several generations of mice, can't be the same one. It lived under my old brick bbq, and would even run around the garden whilst we were out there eating, along behind us, and quite happily while I was gardening. I would feed it also, so it had its only little supply of food so didn't have to compete with the birds. Managed to get a photo of it on my iphone, the mouse standing on the top brick of bbq looking into the patio doors at the cat which was looking at the mouse. Sure the mouse knew it wasn't under threat and that it was taunting the cat!

meadow plants

Posted: 17/02/2012 at 17:09

Hi I'm new to this site, and would appreciate any help in how to plant for a meadow garden, which plants to buy and generally how to go about it all. Have a small space in mind, not wanting to take over the whole grassed area.

Can anyone help please?

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Rowan tree from seed

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