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Td immunisations...

Posted: 15/09/2014 at 09:13

Last time I asked when my booster was due the nurse told me I didn't need any more as I'd have built up enough immunity by now - I think I'll speak to the GP about it when I go for my next checkup in a couple of months.

Cauliflowers problems

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 17:04

Are the blotches on the leaves or the curds?

Talkback: Garden foxes

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 16:18

Yes, so would rats.

What's wrong with my tree

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 15:43

It really doesn't sound very happy.  Has it had any proper leaves at all this summer?  If not I would presume it's dead.

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 15:40

Not sure what fruit Cangrandmafixit is thinking of - but the fruit in the photos in this thread is not poisonous.    As I've said, it looks to me like wild damson.

Sloes grow on blackthorn bushes, the thorns can cause nasty puncture wounds which can turn septic - Pa used to suffer when hedging on the farm. 

Talkback: Dealing with bindweed

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 13:19

Glyphosate will kill the roots - only you must spray the leaves and then leave them until they are totally dead - that will show that the chemical has travelled back to the roots.  See my earlier posts on this thread.

Wierd spider ID

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 13:17

It looks like a beautifully marked Garden orb spider - araneus diadematus

http://www.nicksspiders.com/nicksspiders/araneusdiadematus.htm

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 12:51

I've messaged Runnybeak with your emal Lily

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 11:56

They look like wild damsons to me - what we used to call Blackjacks when we were children in rural Suffolk - they'll be great - they're what all the locals used instead of sloes

Spikey seed pod

Posted: 14/09/2014 at 11:42

Alan, given the hallucenogenic qualities of the datura perfume it's probably just as well your establishment didn't have them on the windowsill

Discussions started by Dovefromabove

Hallowe'en Howlers

A seasonal joke thread 
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Tree of the Year

Some wonderful photographs of wonderful trees 
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Last Post: 29/10/2014 at 08:07

Hallowe'en Party 31 Oct in The Log Cabin, Verdun's Garden

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: Today at 08:16

It's a mystery ....

Can you name this plant? 
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Last Post: 26/10/2014 at 19:27

Bargain Roses

For a limited time only 
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Last Post: 19/10/2014 at 10:57

Prepare for a heatwave!!!

It's not winter yet ....... 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 11:25

Recording the weather in your garden

Do you? 
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Last Post: 28/09/2014 at 14:37

Gardener's World discussed on Points of View

Complaints about change of time and cancellations 
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Last Post: 26/09/2014 at 06:36

Trip to Cambridge University Botanical Garden 11th October

All welcome ............who's coming? 
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Last Post: 14/10/2014 at 10:46

If you're buying big pots ....

Beware of being offered stolen property 
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Last Post: 20/09/2014 at 10:10

Grafting fruit trees

An art and a science 
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Last Post: 16/09/2014 at 21:38

Slugwatch

Reporting the Spanish slugs 
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Last Post: 07/09/2014 at 15:49

Crown Prince squash???

What do you think?  
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Last Post: 20/08/2014 at 06:41

Have you seen this rose?

I can't seem to find it .............. 
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Last Post: 19/08/2014 at 06:16

Wasps - such useful creatures

Just some of the ways they help us 
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