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Celeriac info

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 18:02

I'm with welshonion, I have never got a Celeriac bigger than a tennis ball either. They are a lovely veg though. You can bake them, fry them, steam them even mash them in with your mash potato, so versatile. 

lilac tree cuttings

Posted: 21/05/2013 at 17:55

Hi Nikki I have successfully grown two Lilac trees grown from cuttings, I just pulled new shoots off dipped them in rooting powder and potted them up,  I have got these in large pots. As you can see it is flowering very well and the perfume is lovely. I have had them for about 5 years and they flower like this every year.

 

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Sentimental Tool

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 20:19

I still use my Dads garden spade and fork. I can always remember him using them even when I was a child. He has been gone 24 years now and I have no idea how old they are but I treasure them and miss him dreadfully.

What are the fields of yellow flowers I see everywhere now? " />

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 20:13

I call them sunshine fields because they always look so sunny and bright.

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 20:07

We visited the Keukenhof in Holland in April. It was a beautiful sight to see, so many tulips, just breathtaking, and the perfume from the Hyacinths was just unbelievable.

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 The Tulip Fields

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heloo every one

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 19:36

Hi Gail welcome to the site. I have left the greenfly to the wildlife and have found this works perfectly too, the blue tits do a brilliant job. If you have any questions about plants etc there are some very knowledgeable people on this site to help you out. I have called on their services many times. Hope you have a great time in your garden

The Swifts are Back

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:49

Thank you for all your commenst. Its lovely that some of you are seeing swallows, I never see them here which is a shame. The swifts know it is nearly summer, shame the weather doesn't

Where we are. the Big Map.

Posted: 14/05/2013 at 17:32

GillyL you are on the map. Hope I've put you in the correct place.

Communal garden - council keeps destroying our plants

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 18:32

If your flats are private then it would depend who the lease holders are, they could be arranging for the gardens to be cut etc. Or  I would have a word with your local BBC Radio Station and your local newspaper they may be able to do something for you. Hope you get it sorted asap.

Discussions started by donutsmrs

Bargain Plants

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They are so lovely 
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Web site problem 
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California Blue Bells

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The Swifts are Back

The sound of summer has arrived 
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Still no emails

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Talkback: Garden seating areas

I've got two seats in my back garden. One I have had for a long time and is nice and secluded and the other one, my husband got it at a car ... 
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Talkback: Early seed sowing

I have sown some tomato seeds this weekend and sweet pea. It is just great to be out in the garden, and it is lovely to walk into a lovely w... 
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